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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Researchers discover gene that may help the body sense a full urinary bladder

Researchers discover gene that may help the body sense a full urinary bladder

UH researcher receives $1.6 million to reverse urinary incontinence

UH researcher receives $1.6 million to reverse urinary incontinence

Scientists find sensor protein that makes normal bladder function possible

Scientists find sensor protein that makes normal bladder function possible

Study examines knowledge and use of Kegels that treat and prevent urinary incontinence

Study examines knowledge and use of Kegels that treat and prevent urinary incontinence

Pregnant and postpartum women more likely to suffer from constipation

Pregnant and postpartum women more likely to suffer from constipation

Quality services at healthcare facilities could reduce ‘devastating’ birth injury

Quality services at healthcare facilities could reduce ‘devastating’ birth injury

Hemi-gland cryoablation provides a high rate of effective prostate cancer control

Hemi-gland cryoablation provides a high rate of effective prostate cancer control

Mathematical model to show how to prevent fistulas in women during childbirth

Mathematical model to show how to prevent fistulas in women during childbirth

High-intensity focused ultrasound technology shows promising outcomes for prostate cancer

High-intensity focused ultrasound technology shows promising outcomes for prostate cancer

Focal high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation is an effective treatment for prostate cancer

Focal high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation is an effective treatment for prostate cancer

Common class of drugs may be associated with increased risk of cognitive decline

Common class of drugs may be associated with increased risk of cognitive decline

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

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

Painless magnetic stimulation dramatically reduces episodes of fecal incontinence

Painless magnetic stimulation dramatically reduces episodes of fecal incontinence

Pharmacists look at deprescribing to reduce the risk of medicine-related harm

Pharmacists look at deprescribing to reduce the risk of medicine-related harm

Botox injections can reduce depression, shows study

Botox injections can reduce depression, shows study

How to decide whether or not to start treatment for prostate cancer?

How to decide whether or not to start treatment for prostate cancer?

Yale researchers uncover potential treatment for lethal Wolfram Syndrome

Yale researchers uncover potential treatment for lethal Wolfram Syndrome

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

New treatments for sleep apnea and other weak muscle conditions to be unveiled at global biotech event

New treatments for sleep apnea and other weak muscle conditions to be unveiled at global biotech event