A study conducted between BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre in Vancouver, B.C. and Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., both in Canada, emphasizes the great need for new and better treatments for Urinary Incontinence (UI). In particular, the more severe forms of UI, especially in the osteoporosis patient population.
The problem of UI is especially [...]
Although it is bad enough that so many suffer from UI, most have either urge or stress UI. What is even more devastating is that a number of these UI sufferers actually have a combination of the two, usually referred to as mixed. This makes treatment much more difficult. It is estimated that as many [...]
According to an article on homemaker.com, urinary incontinence (UI) is very illustrative of the far reaching consequences of the condition and the less-than-adequate current treatments. Although, the main discussion of the article centered around some of the early findings related to the newer stem cell therapies, the body of the article really enumerated the staggering [...]
An article on MedPage Today about a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), discussed the prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI) and other pelvic floor problems encountered by women of different age groups. The cited article makes it clear that, especially for women, UI is not just a problem for older members [...]
Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) is another new healthcare “buzz” phrase that is getting a lot of attention these days. What it simply connotes is that for almost every medical illness or condition, there is likely more than one treatment, and that it would benefit the entire healthcare system throughout the world to find out by [...]