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Common Exercise Therapy May Not Help Women With Leaky Bladder

AHT is widely used, but data review shows little evidence it really works

Did Your Urinary Infection Come From a Chicken Coop?

Poultry samples with bacteria were found to have same genetic fingerprints as some infected patients' urine

Hate UTIs? One Simple Step Can Cut the Risk

Adding more water to daily routine lowered odds for the infections

Coming Soon: A Faster Test for Antibiotics Against UTIs?

In the future, identifying which drug works best might take minutes rather than days, research suggests

E-Cigarettes Linked to Bladder Cancer Risk

'Vaping' could lead to cancerous changes in cells that form the bladder lining, research indicates

Bike Fanatics Shouldn't Worry About Effects on Sexual Health

Any transient discomfort or numbness won't harm their sexual or urinary function, study finds

Shift Work May Put Damper on a Man's Sex Life

Disrupted sleep patterns could explain the link, three studies suggest

It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients

Study suggests the ancient practice might ease side effects of therapy

Drug Tied to Dementia Risk Overprescribed to Seniors: Study

Lower cost might help drive doctors' choice, researchers say

Curbing Sleep Apnea Might Mean Fewer Night Trips to Bathroom

Research finds many men's urinary habits benefit when CPAP mask therapy is used

Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Study participants also reported better quality of life, possibly from less interrupted sleep

Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk

However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

Noctiva Approved for Frequent Urination at Night

For adults who awaken to urinate at least twice nightly

Sniffing Out the Asparagus-Odor-in-Pee Mystery

Genetics may explain the digestive puzzle, researchers say

Botox Beats Implant for Urinary Incontinence in Women

But both have side effects that may affect your choice, researchers say

Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients' Demand

Women prefer female doctors, but urology has one of the largest gender gaps in medicine, researchers say

Could Nasal Spray Curtail Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Exercise also touted as an answer to 'nocturia'

New Prostate Technique May Help Men's Nighttime Urination

Procedure partially blocks blood flow to the gland and appears to ease the night need, but skeptics exist

Urinary Incontinence Risk Rises Slightly After Vaginal Birth, Study Finds

But the risks that come with an elective C-section must be considered as well, experts say

Health Tip: What May Cause Urinary Incontinence

Factors that may increase your risk

Botox Eases Overactive Bladder, 2 Studies Find

Skin smoother brought relief for majority -- but not all -- of patients who got injections for urinary incontinence

Health Tip: Spotting Signs of Urinary Tract Infection

You may have pain in the side or lower back

Study Casts Doubt on Use of Common Antibiotic for UTIs in Women

Canadian researchers find other antibiotics may beat nitrofurantoin, but one expert says drug still useful

Urine Isn't Free of Bacteria

New study links bacteria found in urine in bladder to urinary incontinence

New Antibiotic Avycaz Approved

Combination drug sanctioned for abdominal, urinary tract infections

Full Bladder May Get a Third of Women Over 40 Up at Night

Known as nocturia, condition can be benign or linked to more serious health issue, researchers note

Urinary Prosthetic Device for Women Approved

Helps those who can't contract bladder muscles

Exercise Might Curb His Nightly Trips to the Bathroom

Physical activity linked to fewer symptoms of nocturia, study says

Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says

Treatment looked promising in small trial

'Sterile' Urine May Be a Myth

Bacteria lurked even in samples from healthy women, researchers say

Botox Might Help Treat Bladder Disorders

Studies found it eased incontinence, helped counter loss of bladder control

FDA Moves Female Incontinence Device to 'High Risk' Status

Vaginal mesh devices have been linked to pain, infection, other problems, agency says

Incontinence Surgery Bests Physical Therapy in Trial

More than 90 percent of women with leakage reported improvement with sling procedure

Researchers Spot Mutant Gene Behind Defects That Can Cause Kidney Failure

Discovery could help doctors identify those at risk for the kidney, urinary tract defects

Nerve Regrowth Technique Restores Bladder Function in Paralyzed Rats

Study authors say findings may someday help people with spinal cord injury

Sugary Sodas, Fruit Punches May Raise Kidney Stone Risk: Study

It's important to stay hydrated, but water may be your best choice, experts say

High-Dose Statins Linked to Acute Kidney Damage

Large study doesn't prove connection, but experts say patients should ask doctors about concerns

Bathroom Visits May Add to Sleep Problems for Seniors

In older people with insomnia, nighttime awakenings last longer if they get up to urinate, study finds

Ravicti Approved for Urea Cycle Disorders

Conditions inhibit ammonia removal from the body

Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatments Similar in Long Run: Study

Researchers comparing surgery, radiation therapy did find short-term differences in men's sexual, urinary, bowel problems

1st OTC Drug Approved for Women With Overactive Bladder

Oxytrol is intended for use by those 18 and older

Botox Approved for Overactive Bladder

When people don't respond to standard treatments

FDA Gives Nod to Botox to Treat Overactive Bladder

Injections of the drug into bladder muscle appear to ease incontinence, agency says

Early Parkinson's Patients May Suffer Some Symptoms in Silence

Yet help is possible if doctors know about the problem, study suggests

Genital Injuries Common But Preventable, Researchers Say

Men more often hurt, with younger males tending to get injured on bikes, older males slipping in the tub

Potty-Training Method Won't Affect Tot's Health: Study

Rather than arguing or punishing, parents can help make this a positive experience

In Diabetes, Any Protein in Urine May Signal Heart Risk

Even slightly elevated albumin linked to raised odds of stroke, heart attack, heart failure in study