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Overactive bladder (OAB) is a urological condition defined by a set of symptoms: "urgency, with or without urge incontinence, usually with frequency and nocturia."
How does COVID-19 affect sexual and bladder functions in men?

How does COVID-19 affect sexual and bladder functions in men?

Postmenopausal women more likely to have overactive bladder syndrome, study says

Postmenopausal women more likely to have overactive bladder syndrome, study says

Urinary incontinence could contribute to increased risk of falls in older adults

Urinary incontinence could contribute to increased risk of falls in older adults

Patient decision aids for urologic conditions fall short of quality and readability standards

Patient decision aids for urologic conditions fall short of quality and readability standards

Women voice frustration over antibiotic use and limited treatment options for UTIs

Women voice frustration over antibiotic use and limited treatment options for UTIs

FDA approves new indication for drug to treat pediatric NDO patients

FDA approves new indication for drug to treat pediatric NDO patients

App-based treatment for urinary incontinence was as effective as in-person treatment

App-based treatment for urinary incontinence was as effective as in-person treatment

New approach to tame botulinum toxin for drug delivery

New approach to tame botulinum toxin for drug delivery

Implantable smart wrap may help people who have under-active bladders

Implantable smart wrap may help people who have under-active bladders

Study examines the side effects of Alzheimer's disease dementia drugs

Study examines the side effects of Alzheimer's disease dementia drugs

New study shows possible alternative pathway of SARS-CoV-2 infection in overactive bladder

New study shows possible alternative pathway of SARS-CoV-2 infection in overactive bladder

Clinical trial evaluates effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation in patients with overactive bladder

Clinical trial evaluates effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation in patients with overactive bladder

Scientists identify chemicals in urine that are specific to overactive bladder

Scientists identify chemicals in urine that are specific to overactive bladder

Effective non-surgical treatment options for urinary incontinence

Effective non-surgical treatment options for urinary incontinence

Lipid produced in response to cold helps reduce blood sugar

Lipid produced in response to cold helps reduce blood sugar

Bladder drug can accelerate atheroclerosis in mice

Bladder drug can accelerate atheroclerosis in mice

Study examines effect of herbal medicine product on bedwetting in children

Study examines effect of herbal medicine product on bedwetting in children

Thousands with chronic UTIs are not receiving the treatment they need

Thousands with chronic UTIs are not receiving the treatment they need

Device uses light to treat overactive bladder

Device uses light to treat overactive bladder

Childbirth delivery mode linked with woman’s risk of developing pelvic floor disorders

Childbirth delivery mode linked with woman’s risk of developing pelvic floor disorders