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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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

Loyola launches study to determine factors impacting young women's pelvic health

Loyola launches study to determine factors impacting young women's pelvic health

Low libido in older women not just down to menopause

Low libido in older women not just down to menopause

Embarrassing symptoms prevent women from seeking treatment for pelvic floor disorders

Embarrassing symptoms prevent women from seeking treatment for pelvic floor disorders

Study: Many patients treated for iNPH also develop Alzheimer’s disease

Study: Many patients treated for iNPH also develop Alzheimer’s disease

Effective non-surgical treatment options for urinary incontinence

Effective non-surgical treatment options for urinary incontinence

Nurse-led program improves older adult care, analysis finds

Nurse-led program improves older adult care, analysis finds

Researchers analyze trends in episiotomy use among vaginal deliveries

Researchers analyze trends in episiotomy use among vaginal deliveries

Episiotomy during childbirth may help reduce severe perineal tears among forceps and vacuum deliveries

Episiotomy during childbirth may help reduce severe perineal tears among forceps and vacuum deliveries

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can relieve symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can relieve symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy

Men with prostate cancer can be spared postoperative radiotherapy

Men with prostate cancer can be spared postoperative radiotherapy