Urine Problems News

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3/14/2013
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

2/1/2013
Ravicti Approved for Urea Cycle Disorders

Conditions inhibit ammonia removal from the body

1/30/2013
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

1/25/2013
1st OTC Drug Approved for Women With Overactive Bladder

Oxytrol is intended for use by those 18 and older

1/22/2013
Botox Approved for Overactive Bladder

When people don't respond to standard treatments

1/21/2013
FDA Gives Nod to Botox to Treat Overactive Bladder

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

1/14/2013
Early Parkinson's Patients May Suffer Some Symptoms in Silence

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

11/12/2012
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

10/29/2012
Potty-Training Method Won't Affect Tot's Health: Study

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

8/30/2012
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

8/2/2012
Health Tip: If Your Older Child Wets the Bed

Ask the pediatrician if it could mean a medical problem

8/1/2012
Wider Waistlines Put Damper on Men's Sex Lives: Study

As obesity rises, males encounter sexual dysfunction more often, research shows

7/17/2012
Incontinence Affects Young Childless Women, Too

Nearly 13 percent reported the condition in Australian study

6/28/2012
Myrbetriq Approved for Overactive Bladder

Some 33 million Americans have the condition

6/20/2012
'Sling' Implant May Cut Risk of Incontinence After Prolapse Surgery

But experts caution that second procedure carries its own risks

5/2/2012
Women Can Waive Test Before Incontinence Surgery: Study

Researchers found similar success rates whether or not patients got the expensive evaluation

4/9/2012
Urinary Incontinence Drugs May Be More Trouble Than They're Worth

Analysis found many women stop taking the medications because of bothersome side effects

10/7/2011
Cialis Approved to Treat Enlarged Prostate

Also approved for treatment of BPH and erectile dysfunction occurring simultaneously

8/24/2011
Botox Approved to Treat Urinary Incontinence

Among people with certain neurologic conditions

7/13/2011
Pelvic Mesh for Incontinence May Carry Added Risk for Women: FDA

Device may boost odds for bleeding, infection, compared to non-mesh surgery

5/23/2011
Certain COPD Meds Linked to Urinary Troubles in Men

Inhaled drugs such as Spiriva, Atrovent may raise odds for urinary retention, study finds

3/20/2011
Sleep Disorder May Spur Men to Head to Bathroom at Night

Treating sleep apnea in men with enlarged prostate might reduce trips to relieve themselves

3/8/2011
Lab-Grown Urethra Used to Replace Damaged Tube

Tissue engineering creates longer-lasting replacement for urinary tract injury, study finds

9/1/2010
Lower Blood Pressure May Help Sicker Kidney Patients

Standard goal may not be low enough for those with protein in their urine, study finds

8/12/2010
Health Tip: Controlling Urinary Incontinence

Possible methods of treatment

6/1/2010
Sexual, Urinary Health Boosted in Exercisers, Nonsmokers

Cigarettes, sedentary lifestyle linked to urological problems, studies show

6/1/2010
Frequent Urination at Night Linked to Raised Death Risk

Study found correlation was strongest for those under 65

5/31/2010
Club Drug 'Special K' Could Leave Users Incontinent

Heavy use may shrink bladder capacity, trigger pelvic pain, study finds

5/19/2010
Female Incontinence Surgeries Look Equally Effective

But side effects differ, researchers find

4/15/2010
Health Tip: It Hurts When I Urinate

Don't ignore this symptom of infection

12/2/2009
Baby Boys May Be at Risk From Mom's Bug Spray Use

Insect repellents suspected in birth defect that affects male urethra, researchers say

10/23/2009
Bladder Problems May Often Be Related to Mental Health

Sexual trauma also associated with women's urinary tract symptoms, survey finds

5/5/2009
Urine Test Predicts Vein Clot Risk

Those with elevated albumin levels were more likely to get DVT, pulmonary embolisms

5/1/2009
Nighttime Urination Linked to Higher Death Rate Among Elderly

The cause of the potential connection is unclear, researchers say

3/26/2009
Urine Test May ID Unhealthy Diets

Low potassium level indicates poor nutrition, study finds

3/12/2009
European Researchers Call for New Doping Standards

Ethnic differences affect results with existing test, study finds

1/30/2009
Preeclampsia May Stem From Malformed Proteins

Yale researchers say discovery could lead to earlier diagnosis, treatment

1/30/2009
Preeclampsia in Pregnancy Boosts Future Health Risks

Moms may face chance of hypertension, diabetes and blood clots, study says

1/28/2009
Gelnique Approved for Overactive Bladder

A topical gel for treating symptoms

11/27/2008
Cranberries May Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

Their high acid content inhibits bacterial growth, experts say

11/15/2008
Many Ignore Symptoms of Bladder Trouble

November is health awareness month, so check with a physician if you're in pain

10/26/2008
Drug Improves Outcomes for Gout Patients

Study says pegloticase viable treatment for those who've run out of options

9/18/2008
More Kids Getting Kidney Stones

Doctors blame sedentary lifestyle, obesity, poor diet

9/16/2008
Female Incontinence a Prevalent Problem

At least 1 in 4 U.S. women reports incontinence or prolapse, study finds

8/27/2008
Low Levels of Brain Chemical May Control Appetite

Finding could lead to new drugs in fight against obesity, study says

8/19/2008
ED Drug Relieves Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

In men with enlarged prostates, daily Cialis showed benefit without side effects

7/25/2008
Iced Teas Pose High Risk of Kidney Stones

Lemonade a safer choice for men over 40 seeking to avoid them, study says

6/30/2008
Elevated Albumin Levels in Urine Raise Hypertension Risk

Findings suggest current concept of 'normal' protein secretion needs revision

6/13/2008
Researchers ID Traits of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Findings could lead to diagnostic urine test for 10% of men with the disease

4/28/2008
Brain Tumor Biomarker May Improve Patient Outcomes

Measuring elevated levels of urine enzyme could lead to earlier detection, treatment