Tag Archives: Bladder

InterStim Incontinence and Bladder Control Implant Now Controlled via App

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Medtronic won FDA approval to introduce the InterStim smart programmer to control the company’s InterStim neurostimulation system used to manage overactive bladder, bowel incontinence, and some types of urinary retention. The InterStim system delivers sacral neuromodulation therapy via an implant that looks similar to a cardiac pacemarker. The new InterStim smart programmer… Read More »

Remarkable number of women who suffer from bladder weakness – and the surprising advice which could help

It probably isn’t the first topic of conversation you’d bring up over a coffee – but millions of women across the country live with little leaks. Yes, we’re talking about the pesky problem of bladder weakness. Research shows an incredible one in three women over the age of 35 will experience the problem at some… Read More »

Excess pounds can lead to a leaky bladder

(Reuters Health) – Young and middle-aged women who are overweight or obese may be more likely to develop a leaky bladder, researchers say. Australian researchers found that obese women were twice as likely as those at normal weight to leak urine, according to a paper in Obesity Reviews. The effect was smaller among women who… Read More »