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2014-04-29 23:02:58

The seven-location OB-GYN practice welcomes Richmond-native Dr. Tovia Martirosian Smith to the recently formed Pelvic Health and Continence Institute. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Virginia Women’s Center, the full-service women’s health care provider with seven locations throughout Central and Eastern Virginia, welcomes urogynecologist Dr. Tovia Martirosian Smith to its staff. Dr. Smith joins long-time Virginia Women’s Center urologist Dr. Lonny Green and gynecologists Dr....

2014-04-28 12:19:18

UCSF team discovers natural way to avoid accidental urine leakage An ancient form of meditation and exercise could help women who suffer from urinary incontinence, according to a new study from UC San Francisco. In a study scheduled to be published on April 25, 2014 in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, the official journal of the American Urogynecologic Society, UCSF researchers discovered that a yoga training program, designed to improve pelvic health, can help women...

2014-04-17 08:27:52

MINNEAPOLIS, April 17, 2014 /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 Daniel P. Merz has joined the Company as Vice President of Healthcare Affairs. In this role, he will oversee Uroplasty's strategy to educate payors and providers of the efficiency, effectiveness and overall value of the Company's products. He joins...

2014-04-16 08:34:12

New Shockingly Thin Liners Redefine Light Incontinence Category; Thinnest Light Incontinence Liners Ever DALLAS, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know one in three women experience light bladder leakage (LBL) - common little leaks that can be triggered by simple, everyday occurrences like coughing, sneezing, laughing and even exercise? Yet many women rely on feminine care products or nothing at all to manage their LBL because they don't know there are solutions designed...

2014-04-14 12:34:02

LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A highly-specialized urine test can detect bladder cancer as much as three to six months earlier than an invasive cystoscopy procedure, and yet many patients at risk for this disease do not know about it. That's according to specialists at Skyline Urology who are urging individuals at risk for bladder cancer to undergo the urine FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization) test. The simple test requires a urine sample and involves the...

2014-03-28 23:22:22

More than 10 million women in the United States are impacted by urological diseases. Awareness campaign aims to shed light on the taboo topic so women don’t suffer in silence any longer. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Mediaplanet announces the launch of “Women’s Pelvic Health”, a cross-platform campaign distributed this weekend as a 12-page print publication within the LA Times on Saturday March 29th, and digitally across a network of online platforms, reaching...

2014-03-26 23:29:59

March is National Kidney Month. Because kidney disease often goes hand-in-hand with bladder issues and urinary incontinence, DiaperBuys is offering support to the community through special sales and customer support. Wixom, MI (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 As National Kidney Month, March is as good a time as any to be aware and proactive about kidney and bladder issues. Urinary incontinence can often be a symptom of kidney disease, and bladder issues are often the reason that kidney disease is...

2014-03-13 08:29:05

UroLift Implant Treatment Included in CMS April 2014 OPPS Update PLEASANTON, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoTract, Inc., today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued two new codes that describe the UroLift® implant procedure for the treatment of enlarged prostate in the April 2014 Update of the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS). Effective April 1, 2014, hospitals will be able to request Medicare reimbursement...

2014-03-12 23:31:05

Another Ethicon Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Contents A Nebraska Woman Was Seriously Injured and Had to Undergo Multiple Corrective Surgeries after she had Ethicon’s Bladder Mesh Implanted to Treat her Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Wright & Schulte’s lawyers have filed another Ethicon Vaginal Mesh lawsuit, against a division of Johnson & Johnson, on behalf of a woman from Nebraska (Case No. 2:13-cv-11766). Court documents for this mesh lawsuit allege that...

2014-03-10 23:01:13

The new IncontinentHelp.com focuses on helping those suffering with urinary incontinence. (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Urinary incontinence is a problem that is more common than most people probably realize. In fact, more than 200-million people worldwide battle some form of incontinence every day. Too often, urinary incontinence problems go unreported for a variety of reasons, such as embarrassment and shame. Now, a new site dedicated to focusing on help and treatment options for those...


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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