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Senior Cancer Patients Using CAM May Develop Urology Problems

Senior Cancer Patients Using CAM May Develop Urology Problems

CAM associated with polypharmacy, vision impairment, and urologic comorbidities.

Greater Physical Activity May Increase Incontinence in Women

Greater Physical Activity May Increase Incontinence in Women

Slightly increased odds of moderate/severe SUI with substantially increased lifetime physical activity.

Two-Drug Combo Effective for Severe OAB in Elderly

Two-Drug Combo Effective for Severe OAB in Elderly

Among seniors with severe overactive bladder, a combination of solifenacin and mirabegron decreased incontinence by an average 3.5 episodes a day.

Mid-urethral Slings Effective for Stress Incontinence in Women

Mid-urethral Slings Effective for Stress Incontinence in Women

For mid-urethral sling, fewer adverse events with transobturator route versus retropubic route.

Bariatric Surgery May Improve Urinary Incontinence

Bariatric Surgery May Improve Urinary Incontinence

If pounds stayed off, bladder control improvement was seen after 3 years.

Overactive Bladder Medications Only Slightly Beneficial

Overactive Bladder Medications Only Slightly Beneficial

Small reductions in urge incontinence episodes, voids per day with daily dose of medications.

Botox May Treat Urinary Incontinence

Botox May Treat Urinary Incontinence

Relief for majority -- but not all -- of patients who got Botox injections for urinary incontinence.

Salvage Cryotherapy a Valid Option for Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Salvage Cryotherapy a Valid Option for Recurrent Prostate Cancer

In a study, the treatment was used in men who experienced prostate cancer recurrence after primary radiotherapy.

Robotic Prostate Surgery Offers Good Long-Term Results

Robotic Prostate Surgery Offers Good Long-Term Results

A study of 4,803 patients who underwent robot-assisted radical prostatectomy had long-term outcomes on par with other surgical approaches.

ACP Recommends Exercise, Training for Female Urinary Incontinence

ACP Recommends Exercise, Training for Female Urinary Incontinence

The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends Kegel exercises and bladder training for the treatment of urinary incontinence (UI).

Female Urinary Prosthetic Device Approved

Female Urinary Prosthetic Device Approved

Prosthetic device approved for impaired detrusor contractility in women.

Female Urinary Incontinence Guidelines Released

Female Urinary Incontinence Guidelines Released

American College of Physicians guidelines addresses nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence in women.

Focal Prostate Cancer Therapy Safe, Feasible

Focal Prostate Cancer Therapy Safe, Feasible

In a study, none of the 62 men who had the treatment experienced erectile dysfunction or urinary incontinence.

Bariatric Surgery Improves Urinary Incontinence

Bariatric Surgery Improves Urinary Incontinence

Over three years of follow-up, reduction in frequency of episodes, more experience remission.

Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Enlarged Prostate Urination Problems Could Be Eased by Sitting

Compared with standing, sitting was associated with significantly lower post-void residual volume.

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