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Sling during prolapse surgery ‘may reduce incontinence risk’ by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 23 Sep 2011 12:18pm Issue Codes Incontinence Products for Women Female incontinence is a common side-effect of pelvic organ prolapse surgery, but new research suggests that the fitting of a device called a midurethral sling could help to reduce this risk. The sling – also known as tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) – consists of a thin strip of mesh whic ... Read on »
PT TV: Stephanie Talks Pelvic Floor Rehab for New Moms by Stephanie Prendergast and Elizabeth Rummer Posted Mon 10 Dec 2012 8:39pm   “It’s not uncommon for new moms to have problems following labor and delivery. It may feel different when they try to urinate; they may have difficulty with bowel movements; changes may occur in their sexual behavior, and about 35 percent of them will experience pelvic pain.” With this information, Stephanie kicked off the l ... Read on »
Sexual Function In Women with Pelvic Floor Disorders by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 4:20am Urinary incontinence and/or pelvic organ prolapse affects nearly a third of premenopausal women and as many as 45% of postmenopausal women. The problems associated with incontinence and prolapse impacts the social, psychological, occupational, domestic, physical and sexual well-being of women. Studies of sexual function in women with incontinence a ... Read on »
Biodesign® Advanced Tissue Repair – Cook Medical Regenerative Medicine Biodesign Website Expanded by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 09 Mar 2010 10:57pm If you check in here often enough you have probably seen information about Cook Medical and last year I had the opportunity to talk with a representative of Cook to find out more about how it works.  We discussed hernia repair for the most part and covered a few other areas.  Regenerative Medicine and How it Works – Interv ... Read on »
Caldera Medical Awarded Grant for Biomedical Research Under the Affordable Care Act For Incontinence and Pelvic Repair by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 9:25pm This is nice to see funds given for research and further development of such products, especially in care for women.  The grants are to create funds for affordable medical solutions as well as addressing unmet needs in healthcare, and they appear to be getting some tax benefits as well as supporting jobs in the US.  We like to hear that.  BD  ... Read on »
Expert recommends surgery as long-term solution for incontinence by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 11:42am Tweet Women who suffer from urinary incontinence as a result of pelvic organ prolapse may benefit from surgery, a gynaecologist has said. Pelvic organ prolapse is a common disorder that affects half of all women over the age of 50. Symptoms include urinary incontinence, problems with bowel movements and recurrent bladder infections. D ... Read on »
More Natural Remedies to Treat Incontinence by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 Feb 2011 7:05am Tweet On Monday we brought you 5 remedies to treat or improve incontinence naturally . The article was a success amongst our readers, so we decided to dig deeper and bring you more natural ways to help you feel more confident about your condition. So let’s get straight down to business and see what these natural remedies are. Vitamin D ... Read on »
Androgen Receptor Expression in Women and its Relationship to Sexual Function by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 4:04am Androgens play a vital role in maintaining women�s sexual health and overall well-being as basic science research and clinical trials have begun to delineate the role of androgens in women throughout the reproductive cycle. The pathophysiologic mechanism of androgen receptor expression has been documented in numerous tissue sites including the ce ... Read on »
Stress Urinary Incontinence Related to Genes by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Apr 2009 10:12pm A study published this week in the American Journal of Human Genetics links pelvic floor disorders such as pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence to a certain region of the human genome. The study was conducted by the University Of Utah School Of Medicine, study lead author Kristina Allen-Brady, Ph.D., and colleagues analyzed th ... Read on »
Study sheds light on causes of pelvic organ prolapse by Allanda .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 26 May 2011 2:11pm Tweet US scientists have discovered the cause of pelvic organ prolapse – a condition that affects many women over the age of 50 and can lead to stool and urinary incontinence . Dr Ann Word, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at UT Southwestern Medical Centre, found that the condition is caused by a combination of a loss of elastici ... Read on »