Trendy 'femilifts' are no better than a placebo in treating vaginal dryness, study claims
The laser treatment is marketed as being able to help reduce incontinence, vaginal dryness and recurring infections. But a study in Sydney, Australia, suggested it has little benefit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Phase 3 Data Suggest Positive Effect and Show Similar Safety with XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Compared to Aspirin in Pediatric Fontan Procedure Patients at Risk for Blood Clots and Blood Clot-Related Events
RARITAN, NJ, September 27, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today new data from the Phase 3 UNIVERSE study showing treatment with XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) in an oral suspension formulation, compared to treatment with aspirin, was associated with numerically fewer blood clots and clinical events strongly associated with blood clots in pediatric patients (aged 2-8 years) who have undergone the Fontan procedure. [1] These findings, which were published this month in the Journal of the American Heart Association and included in a recent New Drug Application submitted to the...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Cochrane Library Editorial - Anticholinergic drugs and dementia: time for transparency in the face of uncertainty
 Would you choose a treatment option that might increase your risk of developing dementia?Anticholinergic drugs (which contract smooth muscle, reduce heart rate, dilate blood vessels, and increase bodily secretions)  are commonly used in clinical practice for the management of many conditions affecting older adults - for example for urinary incontinence and for treating depression. As a consequence, the cumulative anticholinergic exposure for older people taking medications for multiple health conditions can b e underestimated. The sum of this exposure is called anticholinergic burden (ACB). Some anticholinergic ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

App-Based Treatment in Primary Care for Urinary Incontinence App-Based Treatment in Primary Care for Urinary Incontinence
Could app-based treatments, with their potential advantages of privacy, accessibility, and lower cost, provide women with an alternative to standard care for treating urinary incontinence?Annals of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

FDA Approves Expanded Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Indication for XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Plus Aspirin to Include Patients After Lower-Extremity Revascularization (LER) Due to Symptomatic PAD
RARITAN, N.J., August 24, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expanded peripheral artery disease (PAD) indication for the XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) vascular dose (2.5 mg twice daily plus aspirin 100 mg once daily) to include patients following recent lower-extremity revascularization (LER) due to symptomatic PAD. The approval is based on data from the Phase 3 VOYAGER PAD study. With this approval, XARELTO® is the first and only therapy indicated to help reduce the risks of major cardiovascular (CV) e...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Pelvic floor muscle therapy + sling surgery not cost effective for mixed urinary incontinence
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - August 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Pelvic floor muscle training, the risk of falls and urgency urinary incontinence in older women - Miha ľová M, Hagovská M, Oravcová K, Martinásková N, Grus C, Švihra J.
PURPOSE: The primary aim of the work was to evaluate the effect of physical training and pelvic floor muscle training combined with dual tasks (PFMT-DT) in older women on urgency urinary incontinence (UUI). The secondary aim of the work was to evaluate the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

High-Tech Exoskeletons Improve Bowel Function in People With Spinal Cord Injury
FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 -- Digestive issues are common after spinal cord injury and can lead to chronic constipation and incontinence. But robotic exoskeleton-assisted walking can improve matters in people with such injuries, researchers say. In an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 23, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Beyond stem cells, regenerative medicine finds exosomes
Exosomes, a new tool in regenerative research, have implications for cardiac and tendon regeneration, wound healing, and incontinence, as well as many other applications. _______________________________ In the 60 or so years since stem cells were first defined, they've become heralds of a new type of medicine, one that promises to harness the body's healing properties. Stem cells are a sort of cellular blank slate and can be engineered to form any cell in the body.… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 22, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mental Health Woes Prevalent in Women With Urinary Incontinence Mental Health Woes Prevalent in Women With Urinary Incontinence
Women with self-reported urinary incontinence had higher rates of depression and other symptoms of impaired health in a nationwide survey in Portugal.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Urinary Incontinence Can Affect a Woman ’ s Mental Health
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Psychiatry, Urology, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news

Urinary Incontinence Can Affect a Woman's Mental Health
THURSDAY, July 8, 2021 -- Millions of women are plagued by the daily disruptions of urinary incontinence, and new research suggests it might also be harming their mental health. For the study, researchers analyzed data from 10,000 adult women who... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Urinary Incontinence Can Affect a Woman's Mental Health
Title: Urinary Incontinence Can Affect a Woman's Mental HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - July 8, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Janssen Submits New Drug Application to U.S. FDA for XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) to Help Prevent and Treat Blood Clots in Pediatric Patients
RARITAN, NJ, June 23, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) in pediatric patients. The NDA seeks two pediatric indications: treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE, or blood clots) and reduction in the risk of recurrent VTE in patients aged birth to less than 18 years of age after at least five days of initial parenteral anticoagulant treatment; and thromboprophylaxis (prevention of blood clots) in patients aged 2 years and older with co...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Pelvic health clinics
Tens of thousands of pregnant women and new mums will receive support to prevent and treat incontinence and other pelvic floor issues, thanks to new clinics set up by the NHS. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - June 14, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

South Africa: Toy Story - How Orgasms Helped Me Heal
[GroundUp] In this video Makgosi Letimile explains how she used sex toys to help relieve incontinence (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rare Intervention for Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis Rare Intervention for Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis
In this article, two rare cases of incontinence-associated dermatitis that presented as chemical burns are discussed. How were these patients managed?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

The impact of urinary incontinence on falls: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Moon S, Chung HS, Kim YJ, Kim SJ, Kwon O, Lee YG, Yu JM, Cho ST.
OBJECTIVE: Previous studies on the association between urinary incontinence (UI) and falls have reported conflicting results. We, therefore, aimed to evaluate and clarify this association through a systematic review and meta-analysis of relevant studies. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Late-Breaking Data at ACC.21 Show XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Plus Aspirin Significantly Reduced Total Ischemic Events in Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Patients After Lower-Extremity Revascularization
RARITAN, N.J., May 16, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today presented new data from the Phase 3 VOYAGER PAD study which showed XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) (2.5 mg twice daily) in combination with aspirin (100 mg once daily) consistently reduced severe vascular events in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) after lower-extremity revascularization (LER) compared to aspirin alone regardless of whether it was the first, second, third, or subsequent event. The primary results of VOYAGER PAD showed that XARELTO® plus aspirin reduced first events by 15 percent among patients...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Why are incontinence patients being denied life changing BOTOX injections?
Sheila Cakebread, 73, from Godalming, Surrey discovered several of her friend were being treated with Botox for years for their incontinence, to great effect. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors operate to save baby her from spina bifida before she was even born
The operation, carried out when Mila's mother, Helena Purcell, 41, of Hornchurch, Essex, was just 23 weeks pregnant, has saved the baby from a lifetime of paralysis and incontinence. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Urinary Incontinence Surgery in Women Not Tied to Pelvic Cancer
At a median follow - up of 8.5 years, no increased risk for pelvic malignancy seen following mesh or nonmesh SUI surgery (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Surgery, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Urinary Incontinence Surgery in Women Not Tied to Pelvic Cancer
THURSDAY, April 29, 2021 -- Stress urinary incontinence surgery, with or without the use of transvaginal mesh, is not associated with an increased risk for pelvic malignancy in women, according to a study published online April 8 in The Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medtronic Receives FDA Approval to Launch Clinical Study for Implantable Tibial Neuromodulation Therapy for Bladder Incontinence
New Investigational Device Aims to Expand Access to Therapy for Patients with Incontinence; Underscores Medtronic's Leadership as Only Company to Offer Neuromodulation Options for Incontinence DUBLIN, April 27, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Netw... Devices, Urology Medtronic, tibial neuromodulation, bladder incontinence (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medtech company raises $17M to widen distribution of female incontinence treatment device
A women-led company that develops digital therapeutics for female pelvic floor disorders has closed an additional round of equity funding totaling $17 million. The financing for Boston-based Renovia includes new investor Parian Global Management along with existing investors including Perceptive Life Sciences, Longwood Fund, Ascension Ventures and OSF Ventures. The company, formed in 2016, previously raised $5 million in equity in an October, 2020 $14. 5M funding round, per an SEC filing, BostInno… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Renovia raises $17M to help tackle female pelvic floor disorders
The company ’s flagship product, leva, is an FDA-cleared digital therapeutic that helps women strengthen their pelvic floor muscles to treat urinary incontinence. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 19, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Investing, Health and Wellness, Healthy aging, Digital Health, Business, Care, Technology Source Type: news

Urinary Incontinence Surgery Won ’ t Raise a Woman ’ s Cancer Risk
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 12, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Urology, News, Source Type: news

Urinary Incontinence Surgery Won't Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk
NDAY, April 12, 2021 -- Women face no increased risk of pelvic cancer -- tumors of the bladder, cervix and ovaries -- if they have surgery to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI), a new study finds. Concerns about possible complications and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Urinary Incontinence Surgery Won't Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk
Title: Urinary Incontinence Surgery Won't Raise a Woman's Cancer RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/12/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 12, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Surgery for stress urinary incontinence doesn't cause pelvic cancer
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Women undergoing surgery to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) are not at increased risk of developing pelvic cancers, according to a large-scale, population-based study in The Journal of Urology ® , Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

French medical device manufacturer UroMems completes €23M in Series B funding
The manufacturer of the electronic artificial urinary sphincter aims to develop its device for treating urinary incontinence. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Finance, Emerging Technologies, Business, Technology Source Type: news

Urinary incontinence: Dr Zoe's tips for preventing stress incontinence
URINARY incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine from the bladder, and it's most common in women over the age of 30. How do you prevent stress incontinence? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan sees expanded life-saving reproductive health services, with women at the helm
DAMAZIN, Sudan– Farina*, 50, in Sudan’s Blue Nile State, cannot remember how long ago she developed an obstetric fistula, a devastating childbirth injury that causes chronic incontinence, infections and, often, ostracism from the community. Farina was married while just a teenager. Child marriage greatly increases the risk of experiencing obstructed childbirth, which, without timely treatment, is often deadly. Those who survive, like Farina, may develop anobstetric fistula. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - March 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

PCORI approves $48.5 million to fund new research and projects to speed uptake of evidence into practice
(Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute) PCORI Board approves $48.5 million to fund new comparative clinical effectiveness research on second-line medications for Type 2 diabetes and several rare diseases. The Board approved another $5.8 million for four projects to facilitate adoption of useful findings from completed research in clinical care. PCORI also will issue new funding announcements on maternal health, urinary incontinence and mental health among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Treating incontinence in primary care: A doctor versus mobile app trial
(American Academy of Family Physicians) A mobile app designed to help women manage urinary incontinence was as effective as usual, in-person treatment of incontinence in primary care, according to new research from the Netherlands. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Are the Different Types and Causes of Incontinence?
Title: What Are the Different Types and Causes of Incontinence?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/24/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/24/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - February 24, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Urinary Incontinence a Common Issue for Older Women, But Treatments Can Help
Title: Urinary Incontinence a Common Issue for Older Women, But Treatments Can HelpCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - February 22, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Urinary Incontinence in Women Common, but Treatable
Nearly half of women over the age of 50 deal with urinary incontinence, but there are treatments that can help. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Sudan: 21 Years With Fistula - Survivor Wants Girls to Learn From Her Experience
[UNFPA] JUBA, South Sudan - Married and pregnant as a teenager, she lost three babies in childbirth and suffered the horrific indignity of an obstetric fistula, a hole in the birth canal caused by the pressure of a prolonged and obstructed labour, and which leads to incontinence. Finally healed after 21 years, Rose Konga shares her personal story with other girls who are at risk of suffering the same fate, to ensure they have a better future. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Urinary Incontinence a Common Issue for Older Women, But Treatments Can Help
FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2021 -- Nearly 1 in 2 women over the age of 50 deal with the indignities of urinary incontinence, but experts say no one has to suffer in silence. Frequently considered an inevitable problem of aging, most women never even try to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Are 4 Types of Urinary Incontinence?
Title: What Are 4 Types of Urinary Incontinence?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/25/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 25, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Specific genes increase the risk of bedwetting
(Aarhus University) In a large-scale study of Danish children and young people, researchers from Aarhus University have for the first time found genetic variants that increase the risk of nocturnal enuresis - commonly known as bedwetting or nighttime incontinence. The findings provide completely new insights into the processes in the body causing this widespread phenomenon. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why popular treatment for incontinence may be a waste of money
Working out whether you are doing pelvic floor exercises correctly can be a challenge. And if the technique is wrong, the squeezes will have little effect. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are the Causes and Types of Stress Incontinence?
Title: What Are the Causes and Types of Stress Incontinence?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Treating bladder control problems in women
Urinary incontinence, or the loss of bladder control, is a common and often embarrassing problem. Severity can range from occasionally leaking urine when you cough or sneeze to having an urge to urinate that's so sudden and strong that you don't get to a toilet in time. Bladder control problems may require medical attention for [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 29, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Faecal incontinence may signal your blood sugar levels are too high
DIABETES type 2 turns sinister when blood sugar levels are left to rise without regulation. One warning sign that your blood sugar levels are consistently too high is faecal incontinence. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simple gel injection can spare agony for men undergoing radiotherapy for prostate cancer
Almost 50,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year in the UK, and while surgery is one option, which can lead to impotence and urinary incontinence, another treatment is radiotherapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Radio podcast: 12/5/20
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 expert, discusses a recent?study?examining whether pushups [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 5, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

New XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Data from EXPLORER Clinical Research Program to be Unveiled at American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2020
RARITAN, N.J., November 9, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that 10 data presentations will be shared at the virtual American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2020 from November 13-17. Most notably, four new sub-analyses of XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) from the landmark VOYAGER PAD trial, part of the EXPLORER global cardiovascular research program, will be presented, including two live, featured science oral presentations. “We're pleased VOYAGER PAD was selected to be front and center once again at a major medical congress, as there's an urgent need f...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

DNA BIOPHARM ® Leads National Bladder Awareness Month Initiatives...
New Women’s Urinary Incontinence Supplement, FEMAXEEN®, sheds light on bladder health(PRWeb November 06, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/dna_biopharm_leads_national_bladder_awareness_month_initiatives_tied_to_femaxeen/prweb17529442.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news