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Cycling Won't Sabotage a Man's Sex Life: Study

Posted 18 Jan 2018 by

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 – Men who are avid cyclists needn't worry that hours spent on the bike will translate into problems in the bedroom or bathroom, new research claims. Reportedly the largest study of its kind involving bikers, swimmers and runners, the findings buck prior reports that cycling could harm sexual or urinary function due to prolonged pressure on the buttocks and the perineum ...

Health Tip: Succeed in Toilet Training

Posted 11 Jan 2018 by

-- Potty training can be a difficult experience for parents and children, but with the right plan in place, it doesn't have to be. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these suggestions for implementing a successful potty-training plan: Give plenty of praise, affection and treats to encourage your child when he or she uses the potty. Even if the child has an accident, be positive and ...

Health Tip: Identifying Common Bladder Problems in Women

Posted 29 Nov 2017 by

-- Women may have a variety of bladder problems as they age. But many don't seek help because they are embarrassed or believe their symptoms are a normal part of aging. identifies these women's symptoms that may indicate a bladder problem: Needing to go to the bathroom eight or more times per day. Getting up to go to the bathroom at night. Having a strong urge and fearing you ...

Common Exercise Therapy May Not Help Women With Leaky Bladder

Posted 17 Oct 2017 by

MONDAY, Oct. 16, 2017 – A commonly promoted exercise purported to help a woman control a leaky bladder probably isn't effective, experts say. The workout – called the abdominal hypopressive technique – (AHT) is a breathing and "posture-correcting" approach widely known and used in North America, South America and Europe, said a team of European researchers. With AHT, patients breathe in deeply ...

Health Tip: Recognizing Prostate Cancer

Posted 29 Sep 2017 by

-- Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer among men. And black men are more likely to get the disease, and twice as likely to die from it, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The slow-growing disease often shows few or no symptoms until it's too late. But if symptoms do emerge, they may include: Difficulty beginning urination. Weak or interrupted flow of urine. Frequent ...

Consider Acupuncture for Incontinence, But Not Infertility Due To PCOS

Posted 27 Jun 2017 by

TUESDAY, June 27, 2017 – Acupuncture, a 3,000-year-old healing technique, received mixed reviews in two new studies from China – one focusing on incontinence and the other on a cause of female infertility. A research team found acupuncture did improve symptoms of stress incontinence – an involuntarily loss of urine, such as when a woman sneezes or coughs. But in a separate study, another team ...

Drug Tied to Dementia Risk Overprescribed to Seniors: Study

Posted 31 Mar 2017 by

THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 – A drug linked to a raised risk of dementia is taken by millions of older Americans who have an overactive bladder, researchers say. More than one-quarter of patients with the urinary problem had been prescribed the drug oxybutynin (Ditropan), an international team of investigators found. Yet, "oxybutynin is a particularly poor drug for overactive bladder in elderly ...

Curbing Sleep Apnea Might Mean Fewer Night Trips to Bathroom

Posted 27 Mar 2017 by

MONDAY, March 27, 2017 – Millions of Americans battle bothersome nighttime conditions, such as sleep apnea or the need to get up frequently to urinate. Now, new research suggests that treating the former condition with CPAP "mask" therapy might also help ease the latter. "This is the first study to show the true incidence of nocturia – peeing at night – in patients who suffer from obstructive ...

Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Posted 27 Mar 2017 by

SUNDAY, March 26, 2017 – Lowering your salt intake could mean fewer trips to the bathroom in the middle of the night, a new study suggests. Most people over age 60, and many even younger, wake up to pee one or more times a night. This is called nocturia. This interruption of sleep can lead to problems such as stress, irritability or tiredness, which can affect quality of life. There are several ...

Noctiva Approved for Frequent Urination at Night

Posted 6 Mar 2017 by

MONDAY, March 6, 2017 – Noctiva nasal spray has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat frequent urination at night due to excess urine production. Norturia, the medical term for getting up at night to urinate, can be caused by factors such as congestive heart failure, diabetes, certain medications or diseases of the bladder or prostate, the agency said in a news release. ...

New Nasal Spray, Noctiva, Reduces Nighttime Urination

Posted 6 Mar 2017 by

A nasal spray formulation of desmopressin acetate, effective at reducing the number of times adults have to urinate during the night, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Noctiva (desmopressin acetate) is a nasal spray for adults who make at least two nighttime trips to the bathroom due to causes such as certain medications, chronic heart failure, poorly controlled ...

Anxiety May Lead to Unneeded Prostate Cancer Treatments

Posted 27 Jan 2017 by

FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2017 – Anxiety may prompt prostate cancer patients to opt for potentially unnecessary treatments, a new study suggests. The research included more than 1,500 men newly diagnosed with localized prostate cancer. They were more likely to choose surgery and radiation therapy than active surveillance. Active surveillance – also known as "watchful waiting" – is when the patient is ...

Staying Trim, Strong May Cut Risk of Urinary Incontinence

Posted 31 Dec 2016 by

FRIDAY, Dec. 30, 2016 – Urinary incontinence is a widespread complaint among women, but a new study suggests that older women may find relief from this frustrating problem if they're slimmer and stronger. The study followed nearly 1,500 women in their 70s for three years. Researchers found that a decrease in body mass index of 5 percent or more during that time led to a 50 percent reduction in ...

New Prostate Cancer Therapy Works Without Severe Side Effects

Posted 21 Dec 2016 by

A new treatment for early stage Prostate Cancer is "transformative," according to researchers. The therapy features lasers and a drug made from deep sea bacteria, and does not cause severe side effects, BBC News reported. A clinical trial of 413 prostate cancer patients at 47 hospitals across Europe found that 49 percent had no remaining trace of cancer after undergoing the treatment. Only six ...

Health Highlights: Dec. 20, 2016

Posted 20 Dec 2016 by

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: New Prostate Cancer Therapy Works Without Severe Side Effects A new treatment for early stage prostate cancer is "transformative," according to researchers. The therapy features lasers and a drug made from deep sea bacteria, and does not cause severe side effects, BBC News reported. A clinical ...

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