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Real-World Patient Survey Data Shows Negative Impact of Nocturia
Source: Yahoo! Finance Canada, 13 April 2014

ICIQ Bladder Diary ‘Psychometrically Valid’
Source: News-Medical, 7 April 2014

Catheter Innovation Destroys Dangerous Biofilms
Source: Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University, 25 March 2014

Heart Failure and LUTS: Managing Competing Drugs
Source: MPR, 14 March 2014

Lifesaving Sensor for Full Bladders Under Development
Source: Science Daily, 7 March 2014

Incontinence: Nature’s Call to Arms
Source: British Geriatrics Society, Blog, posted 25 February 2014

New Score ‘Reliable and Valid’ for Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction
Source: News-Medical.net, 17 February 2014

When you always gotta go... ([FINNO Study]
Source: MedicalXpress, 10 February 2014

HoLEP Effective for Overactive Bladder Symptoms
Source: News-Medical.net, 13 January 2014

Electrical Stimulation Improves Symptoms, QoL in Stress Urinary Incontinence
Source: medwireNews, 13 January 2014

Nonsurgical Treatment Improves Symptoms in Women with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Source: News-Medical.net, 10 January 2014


Penn Medicine Study Examines Use of Yoga to Lessen Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment
Source: Penn Medicine, 29 November 2013

Knowledge About Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse Lower Among Women of Color
Source: The Almagest, 27 November 2013

Sacral Neuromodulation Stands Test of Time in LUTD
Source: News-Medical.Net, 25 November 2013

First Symptom Predicts Urodynamic Diagnosis in MUI[Mixed Urinary Incontinence]
Source: medwireNews, 25 November 2013

Combined Factors Predicted Risk of de novo Stress Urinary Incontinence
Source: Ob.Gyn.News, 21 November 2013

Urine Tests Don't Always Confirm Urinary Infections, Study Finds
Source: HealthDay News, 13 November 2013

ADHD Related to Bathroom Issues for Kids
Source: dailyRX, 20 October 2013

Bladder Bacteria Vary in Women With Common Forms of Incontinence
Source: Science News Daily, 17 October 2013

Study: Mesenchymal stem cell transplantation may help treat stress urinary incontinence
Source: News-Medical.net, 18 September 2013

Underwear Alerts Incontinence Sufferers to Pad Leaks
Source: Renal & Urology News, 28 August 2013

National Survey Finds Younger Male Vets More Likely to Report Urinary Incontinence
Source: MedCity News, 9 August 2013

Urinary Incontinence and Health-Related Quality of Life Among Older Americans with and Without Cancer: a Cross-Sectional Study
Source: BMC Cancer 2013, 13:377.

The Self-reported Prevalence and Knowledge of Urinary Incontinence and Barriers to Health Care-Seeking in a Community Sample of Canadian Women
Source: American Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, May 2013

Urinary Incontinence Is Usually Thought of as a Female Problem
Source: NewscFix, 27 June 2013

Prevalence of Commonly Prescribed Medications Potentially Contributing to Urinary Symptoms in a Cohort of Older Patients Seeking Care for Incontinence
Source: BMC Geriatrics 2013, 13:57, Published on: 2013-06-10.

A Quality of Life Survey of Individuals with Urinary Incontinence Who Visit a Self-Help Website: Implications for those Seeking Healthcare Information
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, April 2013

New Research Shows Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery Less Effective Than Expected
Source: Health Canal, 15 May 2013

Effectiveness of Wound, Ostomy and Continence–Certified Nurses on Individual Patient Outcomes in Home Health Care
Source: Journal of Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing, March/April 2013 - Volume 40 - Issue 2 - p 135–142 (link is to abstract)

UAB Study: Repeat Sling Surgery Should Be Considered for Ongoing Incontinence Symptoms
Source: UAB News, 14 February 2013

Epithelium Able to Sense Bladder Fullness Through Activity of Integrins
Source: News-Medical.net, 11 February 2013

Urinary Incontinence Risk Tool Helps Guide Radical Prostatectomy Patients
Source: News-Medical.net, 28 January 2013

New Therapy for Incontinence Pioneered by Madison Doctor
Source: Wisconsin State Journal, 13 January 2013

Repeated Toxin Treatment Sustains Benefits in Incontinence Patients
Source: News-Medical, 7 January 2013

Coffee Drinking May Also Increase Incontinence Risk for Men
Source: News-Medical, 7 January 2013


Beech Tree Labs Completes Phase 2a Urinary Incontinence Trial
Source: Pharmabiz.com, 8 November 2012

Rate of Fecal Incontinence Rises Steadily
Source: MedPage Today, 22 October 2012

New Study Showed Desmopressin Melt Reduced Sleep Disruption in Bedwetting Children
Source: Business Wire, 12 October 2012

New Study Demonstrates Superior Clinical and Quality of Life Benefits of Medtronic Sacral Neuromodulation Compared to Standard Medical Treatment for Overactive Bladder at Six Months
Source: Reuters, 4 October 2012

Allergan’s Botox Shot Helps Overactive Bladder in Women
Source: MedPage Today, 4 October 2012

Fecal Incontinence Remains a Problem After Laparoscopic Surgery
Source: New-Medical.Net, 19 September 2012

Guidelines Help Family Physicians Evaluate, Manage Urinary Incontinence for Women
Source: Science Daily, 13 September 2012

Sacral Neuromodulation Cost-effective for Fecal Incontinence
Source: News-Medical,Net, 5 September 2012

Link Between Sleep Apnoea and Overactive Bladder Syndrome in Women
Source: News-Medical.Net, 3 September 2012

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise In Repairing Stress Urinary Incontinence
Source: Medical News Today, 22 August 2012

Kegel Exercises Curb Iincontinence in LatePregnancy
Source: Reuters Health via Chicago Tribune, 9 August 2012

Surgery Avoidable for Some with Persistent Incontinence After Prostatectomy
Source: News-Medical.Net, 1 August 2012

Study Supports Sphincter-saving Surgery
Source: News-Medical-Net, 26 July 2012

Cranberry for UTIs: Not Just Folklore
Source: Modern Medicine (originally published in Contemporary OB/GYN, 20 July 2012)

Dementia Adds to Condition
Source: Aged Care Insite, July/Aug 2012

Bladder Control an Issue for Young Women
Source: Monash Univeristy, 17 July 2012

Prostate Surgery Tied to Need for Bladder Surgery
Source: 29 June 2012

Most Women with Incontinence Don’t Seek Medical Aid: Survey
Source: The Hindu, 28 June 2012

Incontinence After Prostate Cancer Treatment: First Study to Identify Factors for Higher Risk
Source: Market Watch, 27 June 2012

Surgical Sling May Prevent Incontinence
Source: MedPage Today, 21 June 2012

PTSD Linked to Urinary Incontinence in Female Veterans
Source: Medical Xpress, 1 June 2012

Caring for Patients with Fecal Incontinence Costs More Than $4,000 per Person Each Year
Source: PRNewswire, 31 May, 2012

Beaumont Researchers: Patient's Stem Cells Show Promise in Treating Female Stress Urinary Incontinence
Source: PRNewswire, 22 May 2012

A Randomized Trial of Urodynamic Testing before Stress-Incontinence Surgery
Source: New England Journal of Medicine, 2 May 2012.


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