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2013-12-05 23:27:57

Urinary incontinence, or bladder leakage, affects up to 30 million American women. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 05, 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...

2013-12-05 12:29:06

CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU), American Urological Association (AUA) and LUGPA applauded the Physician's Caucus of the United States Senate who joined their physician colleagues in the United States House of Representatives in demonstrating their commitment to preserving patient access to independent, integrated medical services. In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch...

2013-12-04 08:29:02

Company Expects to End 2013 with Procedure Coverage for More Than 140 Million Lives, Up from 124 Million Lives as of 12/31/2012 MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 4, 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 provided an update on reimbursement coverage for Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) procedures delivered via the Company's...

2013-11-25 23:29:38

November is National Bladder Health Month, and the urinary incontinence supply retailer DiaperBuys hopes that people will take time this month to educate themselves on the importance of maintaining bladder health. Wixom, MI (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 November is National Bladder Health Month, and the urinary incontinence supply retailer DiaperBuys hopes that people will take time this month to educate themselves on the importance of maintaining bladder health. According to the National...

2013-11-25 04:20:32

LONDON, November 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of a new open access journal: Urology Case Reports [http://www.journals.elsevier.com/urology-case-reports ]. Urology Case Reports is a new peer-reviewed, open access journal dedicated to publishing case reports in all areas of adult and pediatric urology. Surveys...

2013-11-24 23:04:11

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that Zeph Okeke, MD, urology physician at the Smith Institute for Urology, was the first doctor in the United States to remove an enlarged prostate using the second-generation Thulium Fiberlaser system from Germany-based company StarMedTec. Lake Success, NY (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that Zeph Okeke, MD, urology physician at the Smith Institute for Urology, was the first doctor in the United...

2013-11-20 23:24:30

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI), the involuntary loss of urine with cough or sneeze or any increase in intra-abdominal pressure, is a condition that many women deal with after childbirth and as they become older. When pelvic floor exercises fail to improve the problem, the surgical specialists at Women’s Excellence can perform a minimally invasive sub-urethral sling procedure to help stop the leakage of urine. Berkley, Michigan (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Stress Urinary Incontinence...

2013-11-13 16:26:35

SARATOGA, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Area Surgical Management (BASM), one of the largest and fastest growing ambulatory surgery center providers in the San Francisco Bay Area, has reached an agreement to become an in-network provider for Cigna, one of the country's largest health insurance companies. On November 1, 2013, all Bay Area Surgical Management surgery centers became part of Cigna's local Bay Area network. Bobby Sarnevesht, BASM's spokesperson, said he...

2013-11-05 08:35:01

Ongoing Conversations with a Doctor to Better Understand Bladder Function Can Impact Treatment Decisions about Common Bladder Health Issues IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How frequently - or infrequently - we empty our bladders can be an indicator of a serious health issue,(1) yet, a recent survey found that nearly seven out of ten (69%) American women ages 45 or older may not recognize that passing urine more than eight times a day may be a signal of a bladder...

2013-11-04 08:26:41

More than 60 events nationwide offer education and resources to help women "Break Free from PFDs" during National Bladder Awareness Month in November WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pelvic floor disorders (PFDs) will impact one in three women at some point during their lives(i), yet research issued by the PFD Alliance shows that 90 percent of Americans underestimate or are unsure about their prevalence. The lack of awareness continues to affect the millions of women who remain...