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2014-01-02 16:22:15

SKILLMAN, N.J., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 180 Medical, a leader in the home delivery of intermittent catheters and other medical supplies, announced today that it has acquired Symbius Medical, a national home medical supply company. "Symbius and 180 Medical share a common focus on providing exceptional customer care in the home delivery of medical supplies," said Todd Brown, CEO of 180 Medical, a ConvaTec subsidiary. "The addition of Symbius extends our ability to serve...

2013-12-26 23:01:33

In 2011, the FDA approved Botox to be utilized for bladder control purposes. After thorough investigation, Women’s Excellence has made the decision to offer this unique therapy to their patients suffering with urinary incontinence and bladder spasm issues. Royal Oak, Michigan (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Botulinum toxin, otherwise known as Botox, has been historically used by the plastic surgery community to help alleviate wrinkles on the face. Botox relaxes muscular tissue. When used in...

2013-12-19 23:23:08

InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, is attempting to submit the Female Condom Cath to appropriate companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 As an RN, an inventor from Fairfield, Calif., sees a lot of people struggling to get around or out of beds. If they have urinary incontinence or ulcers, their discomfort is compounded, especially if they’re bedridden. "This inspired me to design a solution," she said. Ideal for female...

2013-12-18 23:26:38

Urinary incontinence, or bladder leakage, affects up to 30 million American women. The Woodlands, Texas (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Symptoms of stress incontinence include leakage that occurs after coughing, sneezing, laughing, or during exercise and is often related to weakened pelvic floor muscles. Symptoms of urge incontinence include a strong, sudden need to urinate due to bladder spasms or contractions. InTone® is the first medical device that combines muscle stimulation and...

2013-12-17 23:29:35

Women who have had just one baby are three times more likely to experience bladder weakness issues than women who have never been pregnant, due to increased pressure placed on the pelvic floor. And sadly, 31.3% of women believe they will suffer bladder weakness forever if it occurs to them during pregnancy, according to a new survey of over 500 New Zealand women carried out by lights™ by TENA®. Auckland, New Zealand (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Women who have had just one baby are...

2013-12-16 23:23:35

Expert Shares Tips on How to Regain Control to Reduce Leaks Auckland (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 An alarming 46.3% of women experience urine leakage when exercising and of these, 22.8% experience leaks often, according to a new survey of over 500 New Zealand women carried out by lights™ by TENA®. Whilst 52% of women have no idea that exercise can cause bladder weakness, a staggering 76.9% of sufferers have never sought professional advice to deal with this issue. The research also...

2013-12-11 23:26:33

Traveling to see family and friends is a holiday tradition for many. With proper planning and the right products, those managing incontinence can travel in comfort and confidence, according to The CareGiver Partnership. Neenah, WI (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Holiday travel can be one of the season’s greatest pleasures. For those managing urinary or bowel incontinence, it can be much more enjoyable and worry-free with a little planning and the right products, according to Lynn Wilson,...


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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