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Overactive bladder and nerve stimulation

Posted by on Nov 6, 2018 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared two types of nerve stimulation in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). It concluded that both types are effective for improving OAB symptoms and quality of life.  Some background Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a sudden, frequent urge to urinate. It may result in urge incontinence (inability to hold on to...

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Vitamin D and Overactive Bladder

Posted by on Oct 26, 2018 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at vitamin D levels in men and how this impacted lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). It concluded that reduced vitamin D in men may affect LUTS.  Some background Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are symptoms which result in decreased urinary function. This can include feelings of urgent urination, not...

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Cost effective drugs for overactive bladder

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the long term value for money of two drugs for Overactive Bladder Syndrome (OAB). It concluded that Mirabegron (Myrbetriq) is more value for money than Tolterodine (Detrol).  Some background Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a sudden, frequent urge to urinate. It may result in urge incontinence...

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Clinical Trials Today

Posted by on Aug 26, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Erectile dysfunction, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hypertension, Infertility, Kidney stones, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Nocturia, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Overactive bladder, Parkinson's Disease, Prostate cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Stroke, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 8 comments

Prior to the 20th century, most people lived about 47 years in the developed world because of infectious diseases. In 1940, the first use of penicillin to treat infectious diseases occurred and penicillin became available in 1945 to the general public. Science and research conducted throughout the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, created more antibiotics so that life...

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Intravesical electrical stimulation (IVES) could be a potential treatment for women with overactive bladder

Posted by on Aug 22, 2018 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study observed the outcome of electrical stimulation for overactive bladder in women. Researchers found that this treatment was effective in most women after four weeks. Some background Overactive bladder is a common condition that can lower quality of life by increasing urination frequency (urinating more often), urination...

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Pelvic floor muscle training for women with overactive bladder syndrome?

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training in women with overactive bladder syndrome (OAB). This study concluded that pelvic floor muscle training did not improve OAB symptoms in women. Some background Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a sudden, frequent urge to urinate. It may result in urge incontinence (unable to...

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