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Half of Older Women Suffer Incontinence, Many Don't Tell Their Doc

THURSDAY, Nov. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of older American women have urinary incontinence, but many have not talked to a doctor about it, a new national poll shows. More than 1,000 women, aged 50 to 80, were asked questions…

New Guidelines for Urinary Incontinence Screenings

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- New guidelines now recommend yearly urinary incontinence screening for all women. But some experts say such screening needs to be introduced with caution. Urinary incontinence (loss of bladder…

Women's Pelvic Floor Surgery Not Always Long-Term Fix

WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery to repair so-called pelvic floor disorder often fails within five years -- but many women still say the procedure improved their quality of life, a new study finds. "We may be at the point…