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Prostate Cancers are Primarily Forgettable

The Majority of Prostate Cancers Behave as Non-Cancerous: Most prostate cancers such as the common Gleason 6 prostate “cancer”, even though labelled as a cancer, behave as non-cancerous. The Gleason 6 prostate “cancer” – > does not cause death > is labelled a “cancer” based purely on low-power microscopic appearances > unlike a typical cancer cell, lacks […]

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Method to assess UTI risk in women after pelvic-floor surgery

Bert Vorstman, MD,MS,FAAP,FRACS,FACS www.urologyweb.com The latest issue of PLOS ONE reported that researchers may have found a method to assess the women at risk for developing a urinary tract infection (UTI) following pelvic-floor surgery. Urinary tract infections (UTI), the most common type of bacterial infection, have estimated treatments costs exceeding USD$1 billion a year in […]

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New Recommendations for Urinary Incontinence Treatment in Women

In light of recent concerns over common surgical treatments for urinary incontinence in women, the American College of Physicians has published new recommendations for treating this common condition without surgery. These simple lifestyle changes can help many women avoid the stresses and risks of surgery in favor of a more natural approach to treating this […]

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Bacteria May Be Cause of Common Incontinence

Urinary incontinence in women is often attributed to childbirth or pregnancy and sometimes even just the simple aging process. Researchers at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine found that the bacteria in healthy women’s bladders were different in women with a specific, and common, form of urinary incontinence. They published their findings in July in the American […]

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Multiple Procedures Show Promise to Treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence in Women

For women dealing with stress urinary incontinence due to pelvic organ prolapse, research from Taiwan points to a new treatment. Combining a midurethral sling with a trocar-guided transvaginal mesh surgery may help alleviate the symptoms more effectively than other treatment options. The study followed a pool of 89 patients who had both procedures performed simultaneously […]

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is the unintentional leakage of urine or loss of bladder control. Incontinence affects millions of Americans, both men and women. Although about half of the older population experiences episodes of incontinence, bladder problems are not a natural consequence of aging. Urinary incontinence can be slightly bothersome or totally debilitating.

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Urinary Tract Infections

Recurrent Acute Cystitsis or “Urinary tract infection” is a common problem and can have many different causes. Usually a simple, sporadic UTI can be treated with a course of antibiotics, but If left untreated can lead to a more serious kidney infection (pyelonephritis), or even sepsis. If a patient experiences three or more UTI’s a […]

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