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Bladder Control

Timer may help kids’ bladder control problems

Wearing a programmable wristwatch could help children manage their daytime bladder control problems, a new study suggests.

For children with urinary incontinence, the first approach to treatment is usually behavior modification - sometimes called bladder training or “urotherapy.” Tactics like changing drinking habits and taking scheduled trips to the bathroom can be effective, but… Timer may help kids’ bladder control problems   

Behavioral Therapies Ease Incontinence for Men After Prostate Cancer Surgery

Behavioral therapies such as pelvic-floor-muscle training and bladder-control strategies can reduce incontinence episodes by more than 50 percent in men following prostate-cancer surgery, according to new research from the Center for Aging at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Birmingham/Atlanta Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center. The findings, published in… Behavioral Therapies Ease Incontinence for Men After Prostate Cancer Surgery   

FDA approves Botox for loss of bladder control

U.S. drug regulators approved Botox from Allergan for treating a specific type of urinary incontinence on Wednesday.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Botox—made popular as a treatment for smoothing facial wrinkles—can also be injected into the bladder to treat people who lose bladder control because of neurologic conditions such as spinal cord… FDA approves Botox for loss of bladder control   

Leaky bladder affects young women too

Bladder control problems may be seen as a problem of older people, but a good percentage of college-age women have symptoms too, a study published Monday suggests.

In a survey of 1,000 young Australian women, researchers found that 13 percent said they’d had urinary incontinence in the past month. That meant problems like leaking… Leaky bladder affects young women too   

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