How patches made from human placenta could save men's love lives
Patches made from human placenta could prevent men becoming impotent following prostate cancer surgery. Incontinence and erectile dysfunction can occur in up to seven in ten men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ease drug-resistant overactive bladder with wireless device, doctors advised
Can be inserted under skin to stimulate sacral nerve, says NICE Related items fromOnMedica Surgical mesh last resort for prolapse or incontinence Pelvic organ prolapse Strong women ’s rights linked to better health Hundreds of women take legal action over vaginal mesh implants Surgical options must be ‘last resort’ for stress incontinence (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 14, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Chinese Vlogger Detailing Life – and Death — Amid Coronavirus Outbreak in Wuhan Disappears, Allegedly ‘Forcibly Quarantined’
(BEIJING) — After nearly a week of roaming China’s epidemic-struck city, filming the dead and the sickened in overwhelmed hospitals, the strain of being hounded by both the new virus and the country’s dissent-quelling police started to tell. Chen Qiushi looked haggard and disheveled in his online posts, an almost unrecognizable shadow of the energetic young man who had rolled into Wuhan on a self-assigned mission to tell its inhabitants’ stories, just as authorities locked the city down almost three weeks ago. Read more: The Coronavirus Outbreak Should Bring Out the Best in Humanity Until he disapp...
Source: TIME: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JOHN LEICESTER and DAKE KANG / AP Tags: Uncategorized China coronavirus COVID-19 onetime Source Type: news

Urinary and fecal incontinence are independently associated with falls risk among older women and men with complex needs: A national population study - Schluter PJ, Askew DA, Jamieson HA, Arnold EP.
AIMS: To determine the relationships between urinary incontinence (UI), fecal incontinence (FI), and falls risk among community-dwelling older women and men with complex needs, after controlling for confounders. METHODS: All community care recipien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Sexual Function Improves in Women Who Have Had Anti-Incontinence Surgery Sexual Function Improves in Women Who Have Had Anti-Incontinence Surgery
Surgery for stress incontinence is associated with significant improvements in female sexual function through 24 months after surgery, according to a secondary analysis of two clinical trials.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

J & amp;J Plans to Appeal $344M Transvaginal Mesh Verdict
Johnson and Johnson said it will appeal a ruling in the State of California’s transvaginal mesh case that would have it pay $344 million over deceptive marketing practices for its pelvic mesh products. The California Department of Justice sued J&J and its Ethicon unit in May of 2016 alleging the company neglected to inform both patients and doctors of possible severe complications from the products and misrepresented the frequency and severity of risks the products posed. The trial began on July 15, 2019. In a release, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said, “[J&J] inten...
Source: MDDI - January 31, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Stress Urinary Incontinence Post-Prostatectomy May Lead to Pelvic Floor Overactivity
This study suggested that along with pelvic floor underactivity, men who had a prostatectomy and experienced stress urinary incontinence as a result have pelvic floor overactivity as well. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - January 28, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hannah Slater Source Type: news

Economic burden of maternal morbidity - a systematic review of cost-of-illness studies - Moran PS, Wuytack F, Turner M, Normand C, Brown S, Begley C, Daly D.
AIM: To estimate the economic burden of common health problems associated with pregnancy and childbirth, such as incontinence, mental health problems, or gestational diabetes, excluding acute complications of labour or birth, or severe acute adverse matern... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medtronic Wins CE Mark for Rechargeable Sacral Neuromodulation Tech
The sacral neuromodulation market continues to see disruption as Medtronic scores a CE mark for its InterStim Micro neurostimulator and InterStim SureScan MRI leads, clearing the technologies for sale in Europe. InterStim Micro is a rechargeable device that delivers sacral neuromodulation (SNM) therapy to treat overactive bladder (OAB), fecal incontinence (FI) and non-obstructive urinary retention. It is 80% smaller than the existing recharge-free InterStim II neurostimulator and could reduce the need for battery replacement surgeries due to its life of 15 years. It also features Medtronic'sÂ&...
Source: MDDI - January 14, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Tailored Pelvic PT May Curb Post-Prostatectomy Stress Incontinence, Pain Tailored Pelvic PT May Curb Post-Prostatectomy Stress Incontinence, Pain
After prostate surgery, individualized pelvic physical therapy to relax or strengthen the pelvic muscles may be more effective for reducing stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic pain than muscle strengthening alone, researchers suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about urinary retention
Urinary retention can cause the need to urinate very frequently, the urge to urinate again straight after using the bathroom, or incontinence. Read more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Individualized PT Can Reduce Incontinence After Prostatectomy
FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2020 -- For men with postprostatectomy stress urinary incontinence (SUI), an individualized pelvic physical therapy (PT) program aimed at normalizing pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) is associated with a decrease in SUI and pelvic... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Individualized physical therapy reduces incontinence, pain in men after prostate surgery
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) For decades, therapy to strengthen pelvic muscles has been the standard treatment for men dealing with urinary incontinence after prostate surgery. But a new study suggests that may not be the best approach. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 30, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

MD+DI Readers Rally Behind Axonics for Company of the Year
Last week MD+DI announced Zimmer Biomet as our editors' choice for 2019 Medtech Company of the Year for its impressive turnaround efforts. But as much as we enjoy recognizing our choice each year, it's always fun to see which company is the favorite among our readership. Out of a whopping 2,651 readers who responded to this year's survey, 45.34% (1,202) voted for Axonics Modulation Technologies out of the 10 finalists. Indeed, 2019 was a critical year for Axonics as it won FDA approval for two indications of its implantable rechargeable sacral neuromodulation&Acir...
Source: MDDI - December 20, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

MayoClinicRadio podcast: 11/30/19
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 11/30/19 On an encore presentation of the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. William Young Jr., a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist, discusses pituitary gland tumors. Also on the podcast, Dr. Emanuel Trabuco, chair of Mayo Clinic's Division of Urogynecology, explains treatment options for stress urinary incontinence in women. And Dr. Joy Wolfram, a Mayo Clinic researcher, shares how nanomedicine seeks to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 2, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Quebec's college of physicians to investigate surgeries that remove incontinence sling
An investigation by Radio-Canada's Enquête found over 30 women, implanted with suburethral slings, felt the need to have the devices surgically removed in the United States because they no longer trust that urologists in Quebec can perform the surgery properly.  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Renovia Receives FDA OK for Next Generation Pelvic Digital Therapeutic
Renovia has received a nod from FDA for a next-generation pelvic digital therapeutic. The Boston-based company said the Ieva device is cleared for the strengthening of pelvic floor muscles and the treatment of stress, mixed, and mild to moderate urgency urinary incontinence (UI) in women. The next-generation leva Digital Therapeutic uses Renovia’s movement-based sensor and app technology to provide women real-time feedback as they perform their pelvic floor muscle exercises. The new leva Digital Therapeutic is based on the same mechanism of action and sensor technology found in current-generation leva Dig...
Source: MDDI - November 25, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Medtech in a Minute: Hologic & #039;s Cynosure Flop, Axonics Stands Its Ground, and More
Axonics Not Intimidated by Medtronic Axonics' implantable rechargeable sacral neuromodulation device is now FDA-approved for the treatment of fecal incontinence, overactive bladder, and urinary retention. Medtronic is suing Axonics for alleged patent infringement, but the company does not appear to be intimidated.   Thermo Fisher May Fancy Qiagen The rumor mill was lit with a recent Bloomberg report of a potential $8 billion Thermo Fisher-Qiagen deal. Qiagen acknowledged that it has received several "indications of interest" but t...
Source: MDDI - November 22, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Management of Urinary Incontinence in Midlife Women Management of Urinary Incontinence in Midlife Women
Urinary incontinence in mid-life women is common, stigmatizing, and treatable. Review its diagnosis and management options in this Practice Pearl.Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Revision, Removal Risks Low for Synthetic Midurethral Slings
MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 -- The long-term risk for women with stress urinary incontinence needing surgical revision or removal after initial placement of synthetic midurethral slings is low, according to a study published in the November issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Axonics Isn & #039;t Letting Medtronic Stand in Its Way
For 22 years, the world's largest pure-play medical device company was the only player in sacral neuromodulation, a space that addresses urinary problems as well as fecal incontinence. Now there's a new kid on the block, which has created quite an intense David vs. Goliath medtech story. For those unfamiliar with the Axonics vs. Medtronic story up to this point, click here for a quick rundown of recent events that have transpired in this market.   FDA Approves Second Indication for Axonics r-SNM FDA approved the urinary indications for an implantable rechargeable sacral neuro...
Source: MDDI - November 18, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Implants Source Type: news

Urinary Incontinence & OAB | Medscape Urinary Incontinence & OAB | Medscape
Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines on urinary incontinence, urge incontinence, and adult incontinence. Read about overactive bladder (OAB) and overactive bladder treatment. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Medtronic Sues Axonics for Patent Infringement
The medical device industry has seen its share of David vs. Goliath stories over the years, but few have been as intense as the battle between Medtronic and Axonics over the sacral neuromodulation (SNM) market. The story took an unexpected turn this week as Medtronic slapped Axonics with a patent infringement lawsuit that is likely to take years to play out. Medtronic (the Goliath of this story), filed a lawsuit against Axonics Modulation Technologies (the David of the story), alleging infringement of four patents related to Medtronic's SNM lead placement procedure and implant recharging technologie...
Source: MDDI - November 5, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Implants Source Type: news

Reoperation Unlikely After Midurethral-Sling Surgery Using Synthetic Mesh Reoperation Unlikely After Midurethral-Sling Surgery Using Synthetic Mesh
Up to nine years after midurethral-sling surgery with synthetic mesh for stress urinary incontinence, only a small minority of women will require reoperation, according to a large retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 22, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson settlement on surgical mesh includes $2.8M for Arizona
Arizona will receive $2.8 million of a nearly $117 million settlement that Johnson& Johnson has reached over safety concerns and misleading marketing of a surgical mesh used to treat urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor disorders, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said. The nationwide settlement involved transvaginal surgical meshes implanted to treat a variety of pelvic floor issues. But state prosecutors in 41 states and the District of Columbia said it caused pain, incontinence,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Emily Mae Dean Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson settlement on surgical mesh includes $2.8M for Arizona
Arizona will receive $2.8 million of a nearly $117 million settlement that Johnson& Johnson has reached over safety concerns and misleading marketing of a surgical mesh used to treat urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor disorders, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said. The nationwide settlement involved transvaginal surgical meshes implanted to treat a variety of pelvic floor issues. But state prosecutors in 41 states and the District of Columbia said it caused pain, incontinence,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emily Mae Dean Source Type: news

#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 10/12/19
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio: 10/12/19 On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Jean Fox, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, discusses fecal incontinence, including treatment options and prevention. Also on the podcast, Dr. Ekta Kapoor, a Mayo Clinic internal medicine and women's health physician, explains the dangers of excess belly fat. And Dr. Michael Joyner, a Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist and human performance [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 14, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medtech in a Minute: A Supreme Court Rejection, a Brewing Market Battle, and New Data
Zimmer Biomet Is Stuck with Hefty Infringement Award The U.S. Supreme Court struck down Zimmer Biomet's request for the high court to review the scope of the damages awarded in a patent infringement case against Stryker. The $248M judgment was one of the largest ever awarded for enhanced patent damages and could have broad ramifications for the entire industry.   Medtronic Is Hot on Axonics' Heels in SNM Medtronic filed for FDA approval of its InterStim Micro sacral neuromodulation (SNM) device for bladder-related issues and fecal incontine...
Source: MDDI - October 11, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Business Source Type: news

Medtronic and Axonics Go Toe-to-Toe in Fast-Growing Sacral Neuromodulation Market
Medtronic and Axonics are getting ready to square off in sacral neuromodulation, a fast-growing market that was monopolized by Medtronic until a month ago. Last month, Axonics won FDA approval to market its implantable rechargeable sacral neuromodulation (r-SNM) device for the treatment of fecal incontinence, and the company is expected to get FDA approval for overactive bladder and urinary retention any time now. The fecal incontinence approval includes the claim of a 15-year functional life and the ability of patients to undergo full-body MRI scans without the necessity of having the device explanted. Medtron...
Source: MDDI - October 8, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Bowel Incontinence (Fecal Incontinence)
Title: Bowel Incontinence (Fecal Incontinence)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - September 18, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Surgery may help women with two types of incontinence
A surgical procedure for stress urinary incontinence can also help treat urgency urinary incontinence, contradicting recommendations that the procedure could make it worse, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physical Therapy and Surgery Reduce Mixed Urinary Incontinence Symptoms
TUESDAY, Sept. 17, 2019 -- In women with mixed urinary incontinence, symptom reduction is significantly greater when behavioral and pelvic floor muscle therapy is combined with midurethral sling surgery compared with surgery alone in women with... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Combo Therapy No Better Than Surgery Alone for Incontinence Combo Therapy No Better Than Surgery Alone for Incontinence
Adding combination therapy to midurethral sling surgery in women with mixed urinary incontinence was not statistically significantly better compared with surgery alone, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Surgery may benefit women with two types of urinary incontinence
NIH-funded study contrasts with current treatment guidelines. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - September 17, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Behavior modification program can improve incontinence
(Reuters Health) – Women with urinary or bowel incontinence who participate in behavior modification programs may experience less severe symptoms and a better quality of life than their counterparts who don't, a small study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Physiotherapy most effective approach for runner ’s knee
Best way to prevent PFP is to do a variety of sports and build up intensity, and to improve thigh muscle strength Related items fromOnMedica Surgical options must be ‘last resort’ for stress incontinence Falls prevention services are not evidence-based Advise bowel cancer patients to take more exercise Exercise better for back pain than acupuncture say experts New ‘treadmill test’ can predict mortality (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 6, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Axonics Takes on Medtronic in Sacral Neuromodulation for Bowel and Bladder Control
This article really demonstrated and did a very nice job in separating out the different types of anticholinergic medications and, specifically, the anticholinergic medications to treat overactive bladder, which is the primary pharmacological intervention that we have," Noblett said. The researchers analyzed the data by type of burden and level of burden (low, medium, high) and found that the risk of dementia, even in the low burden, went up by 19% and in the high burden was up by 60%.  "And those were just for patients with the overactive bladder anticholinergic,&q...
Source: MDDI - September 4, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

How to Survive Medtech & #039;s & #039;Death Valley & #039;
Medical device companies attempting to market a new treatment in the U.S. often make the erroneous assumption that winning FDA approval is the final destination, and success is theirs. In fact, going through the regulatory process is only the halfway point. The grueling path from FDA approval to reimbursement is like a treacherous walk through Death Valley and many companies don’t make it through. In this case study, I discuss the trials and triumphs of bringing robotic high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), a non-invasive procedure for localized prostate cancer, to the U.S.&Aci...
Source: MDDI - August 24, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Marc Oczachowski Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Business Source Type: news

An Open Letter in Response to the FDA ’s Public Comment Request on the Clinical Data Summary Report Pilot
This post was originally posted on the Cochrane Methods websiteIn January 2018, the FDAannounced a pilot aimed at enhancing the transparency of the Agency's drug approval process and decisions. As part of the pilot, sponsors of up to nine drug applications to the FDA were asked, on a voluntary basis, if they would approve the public release of portions of the CSRs, which would be posted within an Action Package for the drug that also includes FDA application review files and letters. The parts of the CSRs made publicly available included information from the study report body, the protocol and amendments, and the statistic...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 22, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Age Well with Smart HealthTech
America is going gray. According to U.S. Census data, in 2030 even the youngest Baby Boomers will have reached 65, and older Americans will make up 21 percent of the population. That’s up from 15 percent today. By 2060, nearly a quarter of Americans will be at least 65 and a half million will reach age 100. These changing demographics give urgency to the concept of “aging in place.” Nobody wants to lose their independence, but that’s the reality for many who are forced from their homes by cardiovascular disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes or other chron...
Source: MDDI - August 19, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Stephanie Van Ness Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

What Does the General Pediatrician Do When There Are Concerns for a Rare Disease?
Discussion Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a rare disorder. It is usually considered an autosomal recessive disorder but there is significant intra-familial variability. There are multiple genes (~20 currently) involved and it is believed that the phenotypic variability is due to “…differences in the total mutational load across different BBS associated genes….” It is a ciliopathy where mutation changes in proteins in the cilias causes problems in the cilia’s functioning particularly signaling. Cilia are important in signaling to maintain tissue and cellular homeostasis. Obviously screening o...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 19, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Challenges of Stress Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse Challenges of Stress Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse
The use of mesh materials in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders has been associated with potentially serious complications. What are the alternatives?Current Opinion in Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Case finding for urinary incontinence and falls in older adults at community pharmacies - Duong E, Al Hamarneh YN, Tsuyuki RT, Wagg A, Hunter KF, Schulz J, Spencer M, Sadowski CA.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Reoperation Rate Down With Retropubic Sling for Incontinence
TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 -- For women with recurrent stress urinary incontinence (SUI), the cumulative incidence of reoperation is significantly lower with treatment with a retropubic sling versus a transobturator sling, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Acute behavioural changes after a small fire - Matsuura H, Yamaji Y.
An 80-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with acute behavioural changes. She experienced emotional liability, urinary incontinence, copracrasia, tremors, confusion, slowness of movement and difficulty in problem solving. Her previous m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Study shows advantages for stress urinary incontinence surgery
(Mayo Clinic) One of the most commonly performed surgeries to treat stress urinary incontinence in women may have better long-term results than another common surgical technique, according to a study led by Mayo Clinic researchers.The retrospective study of more than 1,800 cases at Mayo Clinic from 2002 to 2012 found that the need for additional surgery was twice as high after a transobturator sling surgery compared with a retropubic sling procedure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study shows advantages for stress urinary incontinence surgery
ROCHESTER, Minn. ???-- One of the most commonly performed surgeries to treat stress urinary incontinence in women may have better long-term results than another common surgical technique, according to a study led by Mayo Clinic researchers. The retrospective study of more than 1,800 cases at Mayo Clinic from 2002 to 2012 found that the need [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 15, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is there a link between back pain and incontinence?
Back pain and incontinence can occur at the same time due to a single underlying condition, such as cauda equina syndrome. If they suddenly occur at the same time, it may signal a medical emergency. At other times, the conditions may develop for two separate reasons. Learn more about causes and treatment options here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 7/6/19
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 7/6/19 On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. William Young Jr., a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist, discusses pituitary gland tumors. Also on the podcast, Dr. Emanuel Trabuco, chair of Mayo Clinic's Division of Urogynecology, explains treatment options for stress urinary incontinence in women. And Dr. Joy Wolfram, a Mayo Clinic researcher, shares how nanomedicine seeks to improve cancer care. (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 8, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Guidance published on ethics in genomic medicine
Advice set out on consent and confidentiality Related items fromOnMedica GPs must act carefully if patients are selling on prescription medications Hunt announces Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review Medical errors now US ’s third-leading cause of death Antibiotics courses often longer than guidelines Surgical mesh last resort for prolapse or incontinence (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 5, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news