Incontinence

What is Urinary Incontinence?

Urinary incontinence is a common health condition that involves loss of bladder control and involuntary leakage of urine. It can vary in severity, from occasionally losing a few drops of urine to leaking a substantial amount several times each day.

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Bees-Haus method of cell therapy for treating urethral stricture receives Japanese patent

Bees-Haus method of cell therapy for treating urethral stricture receives Japanese patent

Benefits of PSA screening for prostate cancer may outweigh potential harms

Benefits of PSA screening for prostate cancer may outweigh potential harms

Study: New biopsy methods can help improve benefit-harm ratio of PSA screening

Study: New biopsy methods can help improve benefit-harm ratio of PSA screening

Early surgery improves outcome and survival in patients with hydrocephalus

Early surgery improves outcome and survival in patients with hydrocephalus

A minimally invasive approach to managing pain without opioids

A minimally invasive approach to managing pain without opioids

Magnetic stimulation of rectal nerves could help treat fecal incontinence

Magnetic stimulation of rectal nerves could help treat fecal incontinence

NCCN publishes recommendations for assessing quality improvements in cancer care

NCCN publishes recommendations for assessing quality improvements in cancer care

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

Combined biopsy more likely to detect aggressive prostate cancers than standard biopsy alone

Combined biopsy more likely to detect aggressive prostate cancers than standard biopsy alone

Chronic cough could be eased with new drug

Chronic cough could be eased with new drug

New 'smart' diaper can alert caregiver when it is time to change

New 'smart' diaper can alert caregiver when it is time to change

Study: Most men choosing surgery for prostate cancer do not regret their decisions

Study: Most men choosing surgery for prostate cancer do not regret their decisions

Study evaluates the impact of prostate cancer treatment decisions

Study evaluates the impact of prostate cancer treatment decisions

Women who have more sex less likely to have early menopause

Women who have more sex less likely to have early menopause

Individualized pelvic physical therapy decreases incontinence, pain in post-prostatectomy patients

Individualized pelvic physical therapy decreases incontinence, pain in post-prostatectomy patients

National veteran dataset will help dissect the relationship between mental illness and prostate cancer

National veteran dataset will help dissect the relationship between mental illness and prostate cancer

Patients' health values can impact success of treatment for pelvic floor problems

Patients' health values can impact success of treatment for pelvic floor problems

FDA approves new drug to treat adults with advanced urothelial or bladder cancer

FDA approves new drug to treat adults with advanced urothelial or bladder cancer

NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit closes gaps in perspective of value in cancer care

NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit closes gaps in perspective of value in cancer care

MRI-guided ultrasound ablation: safer better treatment for prostate cancer

MRI-guided ultrasound ablation: safer better treatment for prostate cancer