Tag: "incontinence" at medical news
Geriatric health conditions have major effect on half of all seniors
... about older patients. Although conditions such as incontinence
and falls have been studied extensively, the total impact of geriatric conditions on health and disability in the older adult population has not been investigated, notes lead author Christine Cigolle, M.D., MPH, lecturer in the U-M Health System Depa...
Maternal obesity prior to pregnancy associated with birth defects
...when part of the spinal cord is uncovered, causing incontinence
and problems with mobility Heart defects Anorectal atresia, malformation of the anal opening Hypospadias, which occurs when the urethra opens on the underside instead of the end of the penis Limb reduction defects, such as small or missing t...
Treatment for early prostate cancer associated with type of specialist seen
...ent side effects vary. The most common are urinary incontinence
and erectile dysfunction for prostatectomy; diarrhea and erectile dysfunction for radiation therapy; loss of libido, hot flashes and breast tenderness for hormone therapy. There are no physical side effects associated with watchful waiting....
Botox: More than cosmetic
...significant side effects, including stress urinary incontinence
or erectile dysfunction. According to Yao-Chi Chuang, M.D., principal investigator of the study from Chang Gung University Medical College, Taiwan, Botox reduces the size of the prostate gland through a cellular process called apoptosis, in which...
Muscle stem cells effectively treat urinary incontinence long term
...AHEIM, Calif., May 21 -- Women with stress urinary incontinence
(SUI) treated using muscle-derived stem cell injec...as running, coughing, sneezing or laughing. Stress incontinence
is caused by childbirth, menopause or pelvic surgery and is most often diagnosed in women during mid...
Developments in tissue engineering offer new sources for stem cell treatments
... muscle-derived stem cells to treat stress urinary incontinence
has been ongoing. Researchers from the University ...chers seeking viable treatments for stress urinary incontinence
(SUI). However, Los Angeles researchers suggest that adipose-derived pluripotent cells may be a viab...
Nationwide study compares surgeries to treat urinary incontinence in women
...posuspension technique for treating stress urinary incontinence
which occurs during coughing, laughing, sneezing, running or lifting heavy objects, causing urine to leak. The condition develops when the normal support structures of the urethra and bladder are weakened, causing the bladder to move down toward the ...
Sling surgery is more effective than Burch for bladder control in women
...ring two traditional operations for stress urinary incontinence
(SUI) in women, a team of urologists and urogyneco...y have made it possible for many women with stress incontinence
and their doctors to make more-informed choices based on clear benefits, risks and personal preferen...
NYP/Weill Cornell Urologists present at 2007 AUA Conference
...e below for presentations and times) The fear of incontinence
is often a key factor in a patients decision for or against prostatectomy. Dr. Ashutosh Tewari, director of Robotic Prostatectomy and Outcomes Research, and Dr. E. Darracott Vaughan, emeritus chairman of the Department of Urology and The James J. Col...
Keeping pain and fatigue on the run
...cluding hot flashes, sweats, palpitations, urinary incontinence
and cognitive and mood changes. Psychological effects such as anxiety and depression are also common. Physical symptoms exac-erbate anxiety as they are a constant reminder of the cancer and add to the worry about whether it will recur. Some of the...
Quick, innovative procedure helps men minimize incontinence after prostatectomy
... for clinical affairs. "Too often, the threat of incontinence
can be a key factor in a patient's decision for or...icant loss in quality of life that chronic urinary incontinence
can bring." ...
Urologic diseases cost Americans $11B a year
...hronic prostatitis, interstitial cystitis, urinary incontinence
and a chapter on sexually transmitted diseases, contributed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Findings include: Medical care for nearly 12.8 million urinary tract infections in women alone costs nearly $2.5 billion annua...
2 Rutgers College of Nursing professors study patients with prostate cancer
...ent of physical symptoms such as urinary and bowel incontinence
and psychological symptoms such as depression, said Eller, a Cedar Grove, N.J. resident. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the United States. Improved diagnosis and treatment have led to increased survival rates, said Lev, a Sta...
Link found between muscle damage during childbirth, condition causing fallen bladder, uterus
...he most common effects of the condition is urinary incontinence
that is, the inability to control the release of urine. Many women with prolapse experience a protrusion or bulging in the vaginal area. The condition is common; one of nine women has surgery to correct prolapse and other pelvic floor disorders in h...
Incontinence sufferers have lower quality of life
... to diagnosis and treatment of patients with fecal incontinence
(FI), the involuntary discharge of bowel contents....a, must be achieved. "Diagnostic testing for fecal incontinence
may not be required in every patient, but its judicious use will provide an objective portrayal of t...
Incontinence a common postnatal problem
...quarter of all mothers have problems with exertion incontinence
one year after childbirth, according to a new doctoral thesis from Karolinska Institutet. However, despite many physical ailments, new mothers have better self-rated health than other women in the same age group. In her thesis, Womens health after ...
Federal government needs to take closer look at assisted living facilities
...physical and chemical restraints, rates of urinary incontinence
and catheterization and, most importantly, hospitalization rates have all declined," Bruce wrote. Similarly, federal standards that set norms for staff training, scope of care, and disclosure of coverage at ALFs would "provide a predictable setting ...
Technique to arrest urinary incontinence
...avarra is to carry out clinical trials for urinary incontinence
using the intraurethral injection of myoblasts (ad...ersity Hospital of Navarra. Amongst adult women, incontinence
is largely due to the loss of muscular mass of the sphincter, recoverable by injecting this sphincte...
South Asian men suffer more urinary problems than white men but are less likely to seek help
...frequently, needing to go urgently, suffering from incontinence
and having to get up to urinate at night. "Lower urinary tract symptoms are common in middle-aged men and tend to increase with age" explains Mr Joby Taylor, Specialist Registrar in Urology, who carried out the research while working at Mid-Yorkshi...
U-M study finds some prostate cancer patients potentially overtreated
...omplications such as erectile dysfunction, urinary incontinence
and bowel difficulties. "Just as a failure to treat a potentially lethal prostate cancer is generally considered inappropriate from a quality-of-care perspective, overtreatment of lower-risk cancers is also not in the patient's best interest. For...
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