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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.

OAB Treatment May Reduce Risk of Falling

By treating overactive bladder in older adults, doctors may also be able to reduce the frequency of dangerous falls, according to a recent study of Medicare patients.

 

Overactive bladder, while not a disease, is a name given to a collection of symptoms... Read moreChevron

posted 05/21/2015, 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.

New Line of Sexy, Sleek Underwear Protects Against Incontinence

The Australian company, ConfiTEX, recently launched an underwear line specifically for men and women who suffer from incontinence. The designs offer lingerie-style underwear for women, as well as sporty boxers for men. It’s made with material that is stylish, comfortable, and most... Read moreChevron

posted 05/08/2015, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

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Can Urinary Incontinence Be Caused by Medication?

The large red or blue book commonly seen on physician’s desks, is the Physician’s Desk reference (PDR), It may not be as readily visible as many of use electronic versions, however this reference gives very extensive information for just about every drug imaginable. Some of the more important information that can be found is the... Read moreChevron

posted 05/07/2015, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

Jay Motola, Health Pro

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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 in... Read moreChevron

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.

Coffee May Increase Incontinence Symptoms in Men

Although that extra cup of joe may be what gets you through the day, new research shows that 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... Read moreChevron

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

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