Nurse warns against viral TikTok weight loss trend - says it won't work and causes 'violent' diarrhea
Jane Clarke, an incontinence nurse from the UK, said that people drinking castor oil in the hope of aiding weight loss are actually putting themselves at risk of stomach troubles. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Do You Diagnose Cerebral Palsy?
Discussion Cerebral palsy (CP) is defined as “…a group of permanent disorders of the development of movement and posture, causing activity limitation, that are attributed to non-progressive disturbances that occurred in the developing fetal or infant brain.” It is the most common physical disability in childhood. It occurs in 1:500 live births, with a prevalence as high as 2.1 case/ 1000 persons. Most patients are born full term. There are 4 CP types: Spastic Occurs in 85-91% May occur in one or more limbs Unilateral (hemiplegia, 38%), bilateral (diplegia, 37% with lower limbs affected more than upper ...
Source: - April 29, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Fake Botox Is Sickening Patients Across the U.S.
Public health officials are warning about the dangers of counterfeit botox products, which have been circulating and causing individuals to fall ill in several U.S. states. As of Friday, April 18, 22 people across California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington, have reported adverse reactions to a counterfeit version of Botox (botulinum toxin). All of the individuals are female, ranging in age from 25 to 59.  [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] Symptoms of the fake botox include blurred or double vision, difficulty swallowing, dry mo...
Source: TIME: Health - April 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Simmone Shah Tags: Uncategorized News Desk Source Type: news

Zydus Lifesciences launches generic drug for overactive bladder in US market
Zydus is among the first suppliers to launch the generic version of Mirabegron extended-release tablets (USP 25 mg) in the US market. The company is also preparing to launch the 50 mg tablets in the market. Mirabegron is indicated for the treatment of Overactive Bladder (OAB) with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency and urinary frequency. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 22, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Sorry State of Postpartum Care in America
It used to be taboo for moms to talk about their postpartum struggles. Today, not so much. In fact, it’s quite the opposite: it seems like everyone lately is talking about the difficulty of the postpartum period. On Google, if you search for “celebrity postpartum stories,” almost every result yields an article about famous moms discussing things like postpartum depression, anxiety, psychosis, and even pelvic prolapse. In March 2023, Brittany Mahomes, wife of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, Patrick Mahomes, shared a warning with her 1.9 million followers, writing, “Just a daily reminder. Once you hav...
Source: TIME: Health - April 17, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maytal Eyal and Bridget Freihart Tags: Uncategorized freelance Source Type: news

Pelvital Announces Advisory Board, Fueling its Mission to Transform the Standard of Care for Urinary Incontinence
Women's Health Medical Device Company Deepens Impact with Naming of Advisory Board EAGAN, Minn., April 2, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Pelvital, the women's health MedTech company on a mission to transform the standard of care for urinary incontinence, is proud to announce the formation of... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 2, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PER WOM Source Type: news

Urinary Implant Helps Alert When Patients'Gotta Go '
TUESDAY, March 26, 2024 -- It’s hard for some folks who suffer illness-related urinary incontinence to judge whether they’ll be able to hold it until they get home, or if they should rush to a bathroom now. There might soon be a new app... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - March 26, 2024 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

MRI/ultrasound combination effective for treating prostate cancer
A new, minimally invasive procedure that combines MRI and transurethral ultrasound is effective for treating prostate cancer, according to research presented March 20 at the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) meeting in Salt Lake City. A team led by Steven Raman, MD, of the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, found that the treatment -- dubbed MRI-guided transurethral ultrasound ablation (TULSA) and performed by interventional radiologists -- proved a viable alternative to surgery or radiation, showing a recovered continence rate of 92% at five-year follow-up. "This image-...
Source: Headlines - March 21, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Kate Madden Yee Tags: Interventional MRI Ultrasound Genitourinary Radiology Source Type: news

Dual incontinence and risk of fall: a retrospective cohort study - Kravitz E, Thompson JJ, Christiansen T, Arya L, Andy U, Kim EK.
The objective of our study was to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Fecal Incontinence: One in 12 Adults May Be Affected Fecal Incontinence: One in 12 Adults May Be Affected
Approximately one in 12 adults worldwide has fecal incontinence, according to a recent global meta-analysis.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - March 15, 2024 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

The Urethra Is a Sex Organ; Why This Matters in Incontinence The Urethra Is a Sex Organ; Why This Matters in Incontinence
Whether the problem is due to aging or cancer treatment, men (and women) don ' t need to suffer silently in diapers.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 11, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Reducing falls in older women with urinary incontinence - Reaves S, Arya LA, Newman DK, Wyman J, Klusaritz H, Walsh W, Brown RT, Andy UU.
Urinary incontinence is common in older women and doubles the risk of falls in this population. The association between urinary incontinence, especially urgency urinary incontinence, and falls is multifactorial and likely the result of a complex interactio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Are skinny jeans killing your pelvic floor? Top expert debunks common incontinence myths... but warns there IS truth to the claims about tight trousers
Dr Jenny Kruger, a world-renowned expert on pelvic floors and leaky bladders, warns drinking too much caffeine and wearing very tight jeans could irritate your bladder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 4, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People in need of care at home: the relevance of incontinence and falls - Palm R.
The geriatric syndromes of incontinence and falls not only affect patients living in care homes, but increasingly also patients in their own homes. This particularly affects patients with cognitive impairments. A high nursing home admission age in an agein... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

How effective and safe are single-incision slings for women with urinary incontinence compared with other operations?
Friday, February 23, 2024 (Source: Cochrane News and Events)
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 23, 2024 Category: Information Technology Authors: Paolo Rosati Source Type: news