Urinary 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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Latest Urinary Incontinence News and Research

Chronic cough could be eased with new drug

Chronic cough could be eased with new drug

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

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

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

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

Men with prostate cancer can have healthy sex lives after surgery

Men with prostate cancer can have healthy sex lives after surgery

Two-thirds of women over 40 suffer from bladder leakage, research shows

Two-thirds of women over 40 suffer from bladder leakage, research shows

Gold nanoparticles shown to safely, effectively ablate low- to intermediate-grade prostate tumors

Gold nanoparticles shown to safely, effectively ablate low- to intermediate-grade prostate tumors

Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors

Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors

Transobturator sling surgery shows promise for stress urinary incontinence

Transobturator sling surgery shows promise for stress urinary incontinence

Study reveals long-term benefits of stress urinary incontinence surgery

Study reveals long-term benefits of stress urinary incontinence surgery

World’s first clinical guidance on anal sex after prostate cancer treatments

World’s first clinical guidance on anal sex after prostate cancer treatments

New vaginal mesh guidelines 'insufficient' and potentially harmful

New vaginal mesh guidelines 'insufficient' and potentially harmful

NSF offers grant to improve treatment approaches for pelvic organ prolapse

NSF offers grant to improve treatment approaches for pelvic organ prolapse