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Bowel incontinence or fecal incontinence is a condition that is a primarily associated with an inability to control bowel movements. This means that the patient is unable to hold stools that leak uncontrollably from the rectum via the anus.
Urinary incontinence may affect learning and academic performance of teenagers

Urinary incontinence may affect learning and academic performance of teenagers

Study highlights association of obesity with fecal incontinence in spina bifida patients

Study highlights association of obesity with fecal incontinence in spina bifida patients

New guide confronts unspoken subject of men’s incontinence

New guide confronts unspoken subject of men’s incontinence

Xiao procedure lacks efficacy for bladder control in children

Xiao procedure lacks efficacy for bladder control in children

Female triathletes at high risk for menstrual irregularities, pelvic floor disorders

Female triathletes at high risk for menstrual irregularities, pelvic floor disorders

Nonsurgical treatment improves symptoms in women with pelvic floor dysfunction

Nonsurgical treatment improves symptoms in women with pelvic floor dysfunction

Chicken eggs can provide better understanding of human birth defects

Chicken eggs can provide better understanding of human birth defects

Loyola establishes Mother's Pelvic Wellness Program in Chicago area

Loyola establishes Mother's Pelvic Wellness Program in Chicago area

Sacral neuromodulation cost-effective for fecal incontinence

Sacral neuromodulation cost-effective for fecal incontinence

Montefiore launches first fellowship program in Women's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Montefiore launches first fellowship program in Women's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Uroplasty first quarter global sales increase 20% to $5.6 million

Uroplasty first quarter global sales increase 20% to $5.6 million

Virginia Hospital Center offers new Calypso System for patients with prostate cancer

Virginia Hospital Center offers new Calypso System for patients with prostate cancer

LUHS opens new center to treat women with pelvic-floor disorders

LUHS opens new center to treat women with pelvic-floor disorders

First U.S.-based study to assess per-patient annual economic costs of fecal incontinence

First U.S.-based study to assess per-patient annual economic costs of fecal incontinence

Salix first quarter total product revenue increases 62% to $171.1M

Salix first quarter total product revenue increases 62% to $171.1M

New possibilities for relief from digestive diseases

New possibilities for relief from digestive diseases

Torax FENIX Continence Restoration System receives CE Mark

Torax FENIX Continence Restoration System receives CE Mark

Salix to acquire Oceana Therapeutics

Salix to acquire Oceana Therapeutics

Salix enters definitive agreement to acquire Oceana Therapeutics

Salix enters definitive agreement to acquire Oceana Therapeutics

Nursing home residence may allow for 'on-admission' prediction model of C. difficile infection severity

Nursing home residence may allow for 'on-admission' prediction model of C. difficile infection severity