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RUN was on-site at the International Continence Society's 2018 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. Read through our extensive daily coverage for the latest clinical updates.



Desmopressin ODT Has Similar Efficacy in Nocturia Patients With OAB

Desmopressin ODT Has Similar Efficacy in Nocturia Patients With OAB

Desmopressin orally disintegrating tablets resulted in declines in nocturnal voids in men and women with nocturnal polyuria and mild daytime voiding dysfunction.

In-Hospital Falls Often Linked to Nocturnal Toileting

In-Hospital Falls Often Linked to Nocturnal Toileting

In a study, 28% of all incident in-hospital falls were associated with nighttime visits to the toilet.

Nocturnal Polyuria Common in Women with OAB

Nocturnal Polyuria Common in Women with OAB

In a study, nocturnal polyuria was present in 30% of women with overactive bladder.

Prazosin May Lower Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk After Radiotherapy

Prazosin May Lower Prostate Cancer Recurrence Risk After Radiotherapy

LUTS treatment with the alpha-blocker prazosin was associated with significantly lower 2- and 5-year biochemical recurrence rates vs tamsulosin and non-use of alpha-blockers.

Worse Nocturia Found in Men Taking Multiple BP Drugs

Worse Nocturia Found in Men Taking Multiple BP Drugs

Taking 2 or more drugs for hypertension is associated with a significantly higher number of nocturnal voids and higher nocturnal polyuria index, study finds.

Mirabegron Safe, Effective for Overactive Bladder in the Elderly

Mirabegron Safe, Effective for Overactive Bladder in the Elderly

Phase 4 trial showed that mirabegron significantly decreased incontinence episodes and micturitions compared with placebo among patients aged 65 years and older.

Socioeconomic Factors May Affect Advanced OAB Therapy Use

Socioeconomic Factors May Affect Advanced OAB Therapy Use

A study of commercially insured patients showed Asians and Hispanics were less likely than whites to undergo advanced overactive bladder treatments.

Possible Overactive Bladder Biomarkers Identified in Men

Possible Overactive Bladder Biomarkers Identified in Men

Study suggests male OAB could be associated with abnormalities in metabolic pathways of fatty acids and bile acids.

Pre-Diabetes Ups Overactive Bladder Risk in Women

Pre-Diabetes Ups Overactive Bladder Risk in Women

Even modestly elevated fasting plasma glucose levels and HbA1c is associated with increased odds of overactive bladder.

Overactive Bladder Risk Linked to Visceral Fat

Overactive Bladder Risk Linked to Visceral Fat

The ratio of visceral fat volume to total abdominal fat volume is an independent risk factor for overactive bladder, study finds.

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