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2013-07-02 23:26:05

July is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Patients with less than three months from symptom onset to diagnosis have significantly better chances for survival than those for whom the interval was more than nine months. Plainview, NY (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 July is bladder cancer awareness month, a time that the medical research community has dedicated to increasing public knowledge about bladder cancer risk factors and symptoms. Though scientists do not currently know the precise causes of...

2013-07-02 23:21:43

Women’s Excellence in Bladder Control has hired Rinku Singh, MPT, WCS, a Physical Therapist and Board Certified Women’s Specialist, to continue women’s health physical therapy on site at their Lake Orion bladder control center on Thursdays. Ms. Singh will start seeing patients in July 2013 and can provide physical therapy for any need affecting women. Oakland County, Michigan (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 On site physical therapy services are returning to Women’s Excellence in Bladder...

2013-06-27 13:16:49

U.S. residents today are living longer than previous generations, thanks to improved public health and medical treatment. But they're also living longer with chronic geriatric health conditions like dementia, urinary incontinence, depression and debilitating falls, which often require complex medical care. Doctors spend significant time and resources treating individuals with chronic conditions, and the average family physician can become severely overtaxed managing care for such patients....

2013-06-25 11:58:56

Family doctors may be attributing bladder and kidney cancer symptoms to harmless causes This may be because family doctors tend to attribute women's - rather than men's - initial symptoms to harmless causes, such as bacterial infections, and some women therefore have to visit their GP several times before they get referred to a specialist, say the researchers. Currently, survival rates for kidney and bladder cancer in England show that fewer women than men live for five years after...

2013-06-18 08:31:49

Even When Medicines Have Already Been Tried, Candid Conversations with Healthcare Providers Key to Identifying the Best Treatment Option IRVINE, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women are frequently the healthcare advocate for their loved ones or families, but unfortunately they often do not give the same priority to their own health. One in five women have kept information from their doctor because they were too embarrassed or too nervous to speak about it, according...

2013-06-13 23:26:36

A bladder mesh lawsuit recently filed by Wright & Schulte alleges that the design of Boston Scientific´s bladder mesh sling resulted in the plaintiff to sustaining debilitating, painful complications that ultimately required revision surgery to remove the mesh. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Wright & Schulte lawyers have filed a transvaginal mesh lawsuit against the Boston Scientific Corporation on behalf of a woman from New York. This Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit or Bladder Mesh...

2013-06-09 23:03:28

InControl Medical has certified Chary Tamirisa, MD, FACOG, to prescribe InTone for women with bladder leakage. Sugar Land, Texas (PRWEB) June 09, 2013 InTone, developed by InControl Medical, LLC, is a medical device available by prescription,indicated for the treatment of stress incontinence, urge incontinence or mixed (stress and urge) incontinence. Available by prescription, InTone combines a daily program of volitional exercises, voice-guided instruction, biofeedback and micro-current...

2013-06-08 23:03:36

InControl Medical has certified Dr. Farhina Imtiaz to prescribe InTone for women with bladder leakage. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 InControl Medical has certified Dr. Farhina Imtiaz to prescribe InTone for women with bladder leakage. InTone, developed by InControl Medical, LLC, is a medical device available by prescription, indicated for the treatment of stress incontinence, urge incontinence or mixed (stress and urge) incontinence. Available by prescription, InTone combines a...

2013-06-02 23:03:43

InControl Medical has certified James J. Bendell, MD, to prescribe InTone for women with bladder leakage. LaGrange, Georgia (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 InTone, developed by InControl Medical, LLC, is a medical device available by prescription, indicated for the treatment of stress incontinence, urge incontinence or mixed (stress and urge) incontinence. Available by prescription, InTone combines a daily program of volitional exercises, voice-guided instruction, biofeedback and micro-current...

2013-05-30 16:26:47

MINNEAPOLIS, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, today announced that effective June 1, 2013, Wisconsin Physicians Services (WPS) will begin coverage for Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) for treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) and associated symptoms of urinary urgency, urinary frequency and urge incontinence. WPS, a...


Latest Urinary incontinence Reference Libraries

Cystoscopy
2013-01-18 11:39:08

Cystoscopy is a medical procedure to explore the bladder with a cytoscope, a small camera with magnification. The bladder is accessed by the cytoscope through the urethra. This procedure is used as a diagnostic tool for the medical provider. Reasons for Procedure There are several complaints from patients that would make this procedure a consideration of the medical provider. Patients that present with chronic urinary tract infections, decrease in bladder control, abnormal urine...

Urinary Bladder
2013-01-18 10:29:10

The urinary bladder is a hollow organ that holds the urine, a fluid by-product excreted from the kidneys. Once enough urine is collected within the bladder, pressure initiates the process of urination which expels the urine from the system completely. Formation and Orientation Bladders are a common organ in the Animal Kingdom but are unique in characteristics to each species. Within the human species, there are some differences between female and male bladders. The first difference is...

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