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  • Health Tip: Understanding Urinary Incontinence

  • Spine Stimulation May Help Paralyzed Patients Regain Bladder Control

  • New Guidelines for Urinary Incontinence Screenings

  • Yoga May Be Right Move Against Urinary Incontinence

  • Women's Pelvic Floor Surgery Not Always Long-Term Fix

  • Zika Probably Not Spread Through Saliva: Study
    Research with monkeys suggests virus isn't transmitted through kissing or sharing eating utensils

  • Popular Heartburn Meds Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study
    New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline

  • Consider Acupuncture for Incontinence, Not Certain Infertility Cases
    Research yields mixed results for this traditional Chinese treatment

  • Ick! Synthetic Mucus Could Battle Dangerous Bugs
    Researchers are working on lab-grown versions to control disease-causing bacteria

  • Staying Trim, Strong May Cut Risk of Urinary Incontinence
    But for women in study, these factors only helped with one type of incontinence

  • Botox Beats Implant for Urinary Incontinence in Women
    But both have side effects that may affect your choice, researchers say

  • Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients' Demand
    Women prefer female doctors, but urology has one of the largest gender gaps in medicine, researchers say

  • Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients' Demand
    Women prefer female doctors, but urology has one of the largest gender gaps in medicine, researchers say

  • Urinary Incontinence Risk Rises Slightly After Vaginal Birth, Study Finds
    But the risks that come with an elective C-section must be considered as well, experts say

  • New Device Approved for Fecal Incontinence
    Inability to control bowels often stems from muscle damage

  • Dangers of Vaginal Mesh Surgery for Incontinence May Be Overstated: Study
    It found only 1 in 30 women will suffer a complication that requires a second procedure

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study
    If pounds stayed off, bladder control improvement was seen after 3 years, researchers report

  • Urine Isn't Free of Bacteria
    New study links bacteria found in urine in bladder to urinary incontinence

  • Urine Isn't Free of Bacteria
    New study links bacteria found in urine in bladder to urinary incontinence

  • Device Approved for Female Fecal Incontinence
    Use of Eclipse System led to 50 percent decrease in episodes

  • Overactive Bladder a Common Problem, FDA Says
    But many people are too embarrassed to seek treatment, or don't know options exist

  • Overactive Bladder a Common Problem, FDA Says
    But many people are too embarrassed to seek treatment, or don't know options exist

  • Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence
    Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say

  • Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence
    Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders, researcher says

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence
    Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report

  • Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence: CDC
    Older men and women prone to urinary and bladder problems, report finds

  • Removal of Faulty Mesh for Incontinence May Not Improve Women's Symptoms
    Experts say there's still no clear-cut answer as to whether or not to have surgery

  • Botox Might Help Treat Bladder Disorders
    Studies found it eased incontinence, helped counter loss of bladder control

  • 2 Surgeries Work Equally Well for Female Incontinence, Study Finds
    Doctors can choose the one they're more familiar with, expert says

  • Kids With ADHD Often Prone to Bowel Problems: Study
    Bodily cues often overlooked, experts say

  • Health Tip: Concerned About Urinary Incontinence?
    It could mean an infection

  • Procedure for Incontinence in Women May Lose Effectiveness With Time
    In 7-year study, failure rate for pelvic organ prolapse surgery gradually increased

  • New Procedure May Shrink Enlarged Prostate Without Surgery
    'Prostatic artery embolization' didn't cause troublesome side effects in study

  • FDA Gives Nod to Botox to Treat Overactive Bladder
    Injections of the drug into bladder muscle appear to ease incontinence, agency says

  • Botox Injections: Option for Urge Incontinence?
    The drug worked as well as standard pills in head-to-head study, but is not fully approved for that use

  • Health Tip: If Bowel Control Is a Problem
    Here's a list of possible causes

  • Stem Cells Fix Bladder Leakage in Mice, Study Finds
    In women, stress urinary incontinence is related to pregnancy, older age

  • Abandoning PSA Screening Could Cost Lives: Study
    Testing could save 17,000 men from advanced prostate cancer, researcher says

  • Incontinence Affects Young Childless Women, Too
    Nearly 13 percent reported the condition in Australian study

  • 'Sling' Implant May Cut Risk of Incontinence After Prolapse Surgery
    But experts caution that second procedure carries its own risks

  • Study Ties Secondhand Smoke to Bladder Irritation in Kids
    Children aged 4 to 10 were at particular risk from exposure

  • Women Can Waive Test Before Incontinence Surgery: Study
    Researchers found similar success rates whether or not patients got the expensive evaluation

  • Urinary Incontinence Drugs May Be More Trouble Than They're Worth
    Analysis found many women stop taking the medications because of bothersome side effects

  • New Antibiotic for Bladder Infection Disappoints in Trial
    But other drugs can still get the job done, experts say

  • Some People With Alzheimer's Take Conflicting Drugs
    Common medications might block action of dementia drugs like Aricept

  • FDA OKs Impotence Drug Cialis to Treat Enlarged Prostate
    Pill may be especially beneficial for men battling both conditions, agency says

  • Botox Approved to Treat Urinary Incontinence
    Among people with certain neurologic conditions

  • Many Men Underestimate Prostate Surgery Side Effects
    Incontinence, impotence often worse than anticipated, study finds

  • Human Cells Used to Make Replacement Anal Sphincters in Mice
    Goal is to one day use patient's own cells to build implant for those with incontinence, scientists say

  • Pelvic Mesh for Incontinence May Carry Added Risk for Women: FDA
    Device may boost odds for bleeding, infection, compared to non-mesh surgery

  • Solesta Gel Approved for Fecal Incontinence
    A condition affecting 5.5 million Americans

  • Poor Sleep Tied to Incontinence, Impotence
    Two studies find links between sleep apnea and ED, and restless nights and urinary problems

  • Vaginal Mesh Surgery Effective for Bladder Prolapse Repair: Report
    But, study finds higher rates of serious complications vs. standard procedure

  • Nerve Stimulation Device Approved to Restore Bowel Control
    For people with chronic fecal incontinence

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Ease Incontinence in Women
    Study finds no improvement in men's urological, sexual functioning

  • Health Tip: Controlling Urinary Incontinence
    Possible methods of treatment

  • Female Incontinence Surgeries Look Equally Effective
    But side effects differ, researchers find

  • Health Tip: What's Causing Urinary Incontinence?
    Possible causes among women

  • Bladder Problems May Often Be Related to Mental Health
    Sexual trauma also associated with women's urinary tract symptoms, survey finds

  • Battered Women's Ills Go Beyond Bruises
    Victims of abuse may get headaches, chest pain, infections and other health woes, study finds

  • Constipation May Lead to Other Problems
    Hemorrhoids, incontinence and more can result, research shows

  • Health Tip: Managing Urinary Incontinence
    Possible treatment options

  • Weight Loss Helps Incontinence
    Losing 8% of body weight almost halves the number of episodes, study finds

  • Treatment Options Are Many for Prostate Cancer
    Some doctors say many tumors can be left untreated, depending on man's age

  • Gene Mutation in Dalmatians Sheds Light on Kidney Stones in Humans
    Finding explained high levels of uric acid in dog breed

  • Female Incontinence a Prevalent Problem
    At least 1 in 4 U.S. women reports incontinence or prolapse, study finds

  • Probiotics Help Adult Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery
    The 'good bacteria' also boost gastrointestinal functioning, study found

  • Firefighters May Face Higher Risk of Bladder Cancer
    Long-term exposure to smoke, chemicals boosts odds, but routine screening could help

  • New Surgical Technology Holds Promise of Painless, Scarless Procedures
    Endoscope inserted through natural body openings avoids incisions, shortens recoveries

  • Common Medications Could Cause Physical Impairment in the Elderly
    Drugs for acid reflux, urinary incontinence 'slow down' seniors, studies say

  • Pelvic Floor Disorders Affect 1 in 3 Women
    Incontinence, dropped organs not just a function of age, study reports

  • Health Tip: Coping With Urinary Incontinence
    Non-surgical options for women

  • Baby Boom Women Confronting Pelvic Health Conditions
    And many aren't aware of newer treatments for problems such as uterine fibroids, heavy bleeding, report says

  • Green Tea May Offer Protection From Bladder Inflammation
    Herbal agents used were at levels found in normal dietary intake, study says

  • Blood Test Spots Severe Enlarged Prostate
    It correctly detected the condition 90% of the time, study found

  • Breast-Feeding May Protect Against Bed-Wetting
    Children breast-fed longer than three months less likely to wet, study suggests

  • Quick Questionnaire Can Diagnose Incontinence
    Determining different types of the condition dictates treatment, study says

  • Tissue-Engineered Bladder Transplants a Success
    Experimental procedure avoids complications associated with using other body tissues

  • Chronic Cough More Than an Annoyance
    Study finds it can seriously lower quality of life

  • Tourist Guide Helps Those Who've Really Got to Go
    Travel pro Arthur Frommer lists free, relief-ready restrooms across U.S.

  • HRT May Worsen Urinary Incontinence
    Another blow for estrogen replacement therapy, experts say

  • Stem Cells Offer Hope for Urinary Incontinence
    Women maintaining bladder control a year after new treatment

  • New Hope for Leaky Bladders
    Nerve stimulation treats condition effectively, study finds

  • Family History a Factor in Women's Urinary Incontinence
    Incidence higher if mother or sister has the problem

  • Impotence Common After Radiation, Surgery on Prostate
    Major side effects of either procedure linger after 5 years