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Jay Motola

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Urologist

The Vaginal Mesh Controversy Continues

In early March 2015, a California jury ordered Johnson and Johnson’s Ethicon division to pay $5.7 million in the first trial due to injuries that have been attributable to the TVT Abbrevo mesh product.  This settlement included $700,000 for compensatory damages for complication with the TVT Abbrevo mesh and an additional $5 million... Read moreChevron

posted 03/31/2015, comments (0)|
Kristina Brooks

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Multimedia Journalist specializing in science reporting. Bachelor's degree in Animal Science and Communications and MA in Broadcast Journalism.

Coffee May Increase Incontinence Symptoms in Men

Although that extra cup-of-joe may be what gets you through the day, new research shows coffee may increase urinary incontinence symptoms in men just as they do in women. Caffeine is a well-known diuretic. While recent research has suggested that drinking two to six cups of coffee a day has health benefits—it is, for instance, a... Read moreChevron

posted 02/27/2015, comments (0)|
Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks, Editor

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Multimedia Journalist specializing in science reporting. Bachelor's degree in Animal Science and Communications and MA in Broadcast Journalism.

FDA Approves Device for Fecal Incontinence in Women



A new device to aid females with fecal incontinence (FI) has been Read moreChevron

Jay Motola

Jay Motola, Health Pro

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Urologist

Ladies…..Urinary incontinence is something to talk about!

So there you are in your primary care doctor's office getting your yearly physical. The evaluation is coming to a close and your doctor says,  “Is there something else that you would like to talk about?" You hesitate, think about it, squeeze your legs tighter, reply “No doctor that will be all”, and then you Read moreChevron

posted 01/31/2015, comments (0)|
Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks, Editor

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Multimedia Journalist specializing in science reporting. Bachelor's degree in Animal Science and Communications and MA in Broadcast Journalism.

Preparing to Talk About OAB With Your Doctor

It’s never too early to talk with a healthcare practitioner about overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms. Even if you lose only small amounts of urine or have very few accidents, if your symptoms bother you, then... Read moreChevron

posted 01/05/2015, comments (0)|

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