New Sling Causes Less Pain after UI Surgery
A new adjustable single-incision bladder sling placed via the transobturator route for women with stress urinary incontinence shows promise.
Does Body Fat, Other Factors Cause Incontinence?
New research identifies 3 factors that may play a role in menopause-related storage lower urinary tract symptoms, or incontinence.
Comprehensive Care in the Land of Ob/Gyn
Ilene Gewirtz, MD, discusses her comprehensive approach to well visits and cancer screens and says education, if not expanded services, is key.
The Utility of Vaginal Estrogens for Managing GSM
Vaginal estrogens are effective options for managing bothersome symptoms related to genitourinary syndrome of menopause in postmenopausal women.
Urinary Microbiota and Risk of Postsurgical UTI
New research has found a link between day-of-surgery urinary microbiota and the likelihood of a urinary tract infection after pelvic floor surgery.
Insulin Resistance and Urinary Symptoms
Two new studies have found that metabolic syndrome and weight loss surgery can independently affect urinary symptoms.
Story Telling and the Emotional Component of Healing
Addressing the emotional component of a patient's diagnosis isn't often feasible, but these tools can help patients with this important aspect of healing.
FDA Update: Replaceable Urinary Prosthesis for IDC
The inflow Intraurethral Valve-Pump, a device intended for use in women with impaired detrusor contractility (IDC), has been given FDA marketing approval.
Associations of Genitourinary Symptoms in Menopause
New research has found that certain troublesome lower urinary tract symptoms are significantly associated with other troubling characteristics.
Go-To Guide for Clinical Care of Midlife Women
Look no further: The North American Menopause Society has issued recommendations that offer the latest information for managing a woman's health through menopause.