Incontinence symptoms: 10 tips to help you avoid unexpected leaks
INCONTINENCE is an inconvenient condition that can leave you feeling insecure. However, it's much more common than you might think. These are the ten steps you can take to avoid incontinence. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are Some Indications for a Vesicostomy?
Discussion A cutaneous vesicostomy is an incontinent diversion of the bladder to the external abdominal wall usually below the umbilicus that maintains a low-pressure urinary system. The urine drains into a collecting bag or hygiene product such as a diaper. It is usually used as a temporary diversion until bladder function resolves or another treatment can be carried out. However, it can also be used as a permanent diversion in some cases. A vesico-cutaneous fistula is similar but performed slightly differently. It is often intended to be a longer-term diversion procedure and is a continent diversion of the bladder. Some ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Janssen to Present the Strength and Promise of its Hematologic Malignancies Portfolio and Pipeline at ASH 2021
RARITAN, N.J., November 4, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that more than 45 company-sponsored abstracts, including 11 oral presentations, plus more than 35 investigator-initiated studies will be featured at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition. ASH is taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta and virtually from December 11-14, 2021.“We are committed to advancing the science and treatment of hematologic malignancies and look forward to presenting the latest research from our robust portfolio and pipeline during ASH...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Award-winning 'pelvic floor comic' reveals how to stop embarrassing leaks
Elaine Miller, a physio specialising in beating stress incontinence by improving pelvic floor muscles, says her stand-up routine uses comedy to broach an awkward subject. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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 U.S. F...
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 drug adv...
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) events in p...
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