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Obesity Doubles Risk of Incontinence in Younger Women

Obesity Doubles Risk of Incontinence in Younger Women

Obesity almost doubles the risk of urinary incontinence (UI) in young and middle-aged women compared with women of normal weight, the authors of a new meta-analysis warn. These findings are significant because those with a history of even mild UI when young are more likely than women without such a history to have increasingly bothersome […]

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Use of Pessaries as a First Choice Treatment for Stress Incontinence

Use of Pessaries as a First Choice Treatment for Stress Incontinence

Stress urinary incontinnce (SUI) is a common condition among women. The usual approach to treatment of SUI is a stepwise plan from conservative to surgical procedures. A vaginal pessary is one of the commonly used conservative treatments that offer symptomatic improvement for women with incontinence. This review provides a critical analysis of the benefits and […]

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Volleyball players have 116% risk of Stress Incontinence

Volleyball players have 116% risk of Stress Incontinence

Prevalence and risk of sport types to stress urinary incontinence in sportswomen: A cross-sectional study. The objective of our study was to investigate the prevalence and risk of developing stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in each type of high-intensity sport, and the associated impact on quality of life in sportswomen. This cross-sectional study was conducted between […]

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BREAKING NEWS ON STRESS INCONTINENCE

BREAKING NEWS ON STRESS INCONTINENCE

Johnson & Johnson has withdrawn from the market controversial devices at the centre of a class action against the pharmaceutical giant. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) requested last year that all manufacturers of transvaginal sling and mesh update product information on the devices by January 17 to include warnings about potential adverse side effects. A […]