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  1. Urine Leakage Not Due to Childbirth

    Dec. 2, 2005 - Doctors think it's true. Patients think it's true. And urogynecologist Gunhilde M. Buchsbaum, MD, thought vaginal childbirth put women at risk of urinary incontinence. Not any more. Buchsbaum, an associate professor at the University of Rochester, N.Y., now thinks childbirth has nothi

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  2. Adult Incontinence: How Common Is it?

    May 23, 2005 -- If you've recently had a problem with bladder control, you're far from alone. New surveys show that urinary incontinence -- a problem with bladder control -- is quite common. Both surveys were reported at this week's annual meeting of the American Urological Association in San Antoni

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  3. Hormones May Make Urinary Incontinence Worse

    Feb. 22, 2005 - A treatment given to postmenopausal women with urinary incontinence actually seems to make the problem worse, researchers say. A new study shows that menopausal hormone therapy increases the risk of developing incontinence in postmenopausal women and increases the symptoms in already

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  4. New Overactive Bladder Drug Approved

    Dec. 22, 2004 -- The FDA today approved Enablex for the treatment of overactive bladder, according to the drug's manufacturer. Novartis Pharmaceuticals, the East Hanover, N.J., affiliate of Swiss drug giant Novartis AG, says the drug should hit the U.S. market in early 2005. The drug is approved for

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  5. New Overactive Bladder Drug Approved

    Dec. 22, 2004 -- The FDA today approved Enablex for the treatment of overactive bladder, according to the drug's manufacturer. Novartis Pharmaceuticals, the East Hanover, N.J., affiliate of Swiss drug giant Novartis AG, says the drug should hit the U.S. market in early 2005. The drug is approved for

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  6. Your Own Stem Cells May Cure Incontinence

    Nov. 29, 2004 -- A new treatment that uses a person's own stem cells to strengthen the bladder may one day cure incontinence. Stress urinary incontinence is a common problem that affects more than 15 million people worldwide. It occurs when the muscles that help the urethra open and close become wea

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  7. Vesicare Approved to Treat Overactive Bladder

    Nov. 23, 2004 -- The FDA has approved a new, once-daily drug to treat overactive bladder, an often embarrassing disorder that affects up to 20 million men and women in the U.S. Vesicare is approved to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of urgency, frequency, and urge incontinence. In people with

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  8. Urinary Incontinence Runs in the Family

    Oct. 14, 2004 -- Sisters and daughters of women with urinary incontinence are more likely to face the same problem as they get older, a new study shows. Urinary incontinence or loss of urine control is a common problem among women, especially among older women. It's a symptom of a problem in the low

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  9. First Pill for Stress Incontinence in the Works

    Aug. 5, 2004 -- Developers of a new drug to treat stress urinary incontinence report favorable findings in a new study. Yentreve is designed to help increase the tone and contraction of a urethral muscle to help stop urine leaks during physical activity in women. Stress urinary incontinence is the m

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  10. Incontinence Drug Doesn't Affect Memory

    March 31, 2004 -- The manufacturer of a new treatment for overactive bladder says its drug may be less likely to affect the memory than currently available therapies. In a study reported late last week, patients taking Enablex showed no evidence of memory or other cognitive problems. Researchers say

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