Thu 19, Jan 2017
The National Continence Helpline is fielding hundreds of calls from panicked parents asking for help about their child’s bedwetting and occasional daytime “accidents”.
Thu 22, Dec 2016
Women’s magazines would have you believe that drinking two to three litres of water a day is the elixir of youth and good health.
Wed 21, Dec 2016
2016 has been another productive and positive year, with the organisation continuing to extend its reach among the Australian population and members of the continence and wider health industry.
Thu 08, Dec 2016
The winners of the 2016 Australian Bladder Foundation grants are...
Thu 01, Dec 2016
Planning your holidays? Make sure you factor in toilet locations, using the National Toilet Map, when you're on the road.
Thu 24, Nov 2016
Look out for the summer edition of Bridge, the Continence Foundation's consumer magazine, which will be in letter boxes and email inboxes soon.
Thu 17, Nov 2016
Hundreds of continence health clinicians have returned from this month's 25th National Conference on Incontinence better equipped to treat their patients with incontinence issues.
Wed 09, Nov 2016
There is considerable research linking incontinence to depression, including postnatal depression, which affects one in seven new mothers.
Thu 03, Nov 2016
All is in place for the 25th National Conference on Incontinence in Adelaide this week.
Thu 27, Oct 2016
It's either benign prostatic hyperplasia or benign prostatic hypertropy, and both will cause constriction of the urinary tract.
Thu 20, Oct 2016
It's Carers Week 2016. The Continence Foundation supports and acknowledges the contribution that Australia's 2.8 million at-home carers make to our society.
Thu 13, Oct 2016
Research has been telling us for years that women with osteoporosis are at greater risk of incontinence. We also know that incontinence, particularly urge incontinence, increases a person’s risk of falling over. This osteoarthritis-incontinence double whammy puts people – particularly older women - at a greater risk of bone fractures compared to the rest of the population.
Thu 29, Sep 2016
October is Droptober month. There are many good reasons to drop down to a healthy weight - and your pelvic floor will thank you for it.
Thu 22, Sep 2016
Sure, get fit for summer, but don’t make these seven common mistakes that can exacerbate bladder leakage.
Thu 15, Sep 2016
The Continence Foundation has several resources for people affected by stroke, their carers and health professionals.
Thu 08, Sep 2016
It’s RUOK Day (September 8). Incontinence, one of the least spoken-about health conditions, puts younger women at a higher risk of depression.
Thu 01, Sep 2016
September is Dementia Awareness Month, and the Continence Foundation has several resources to support family members and care givers of people affected by dementia and incontinence.
Thu 25, Aug 2016
Is the advertising spiel around waist trainers to be believed?
Tue 16, Aug 2016
Applications for rural and remote registered nurses and physiotherapists to attend the national conference are now open
Thu 04, Aug 2016
Videos of two of our guest presenters at the World Continence Week breakfast launch are now available for viewing on our youtube channel.
Fri 29, Jul 2016
The winner of CFA's Continence Week Promotion Competition goes to...
Thu 28, Jul 2016
The prospect of earlier death from preventable diseases compared to women has yet to convince some men to adopt healthier lifestyles. Perhaps the prospect of erectile problems might provide some motivation.
Thu 21, Jul 2016
Someone in Australia is diagnosed with diabetes every five minutes, and there are more than 4,400 amputations every year as a result of diabetes.
Mon 04, Jul 2016
The Sleep Health Foundation warns not to ignore sleep disorders, of which nocturia is one.
Thu 30, Jun 2016
Easy English fact sheets for people who have difficulty reading mainstream texts are now available for download.
Thu 23, Jun 2016
It's World Continence Week and news about our members' health promotion events around the country is coming in daily.
Thu 23, Jun 2016
We're pleased to announce the winner of the continence helpline video survey draw
Fri 17, Jun 2016
New research shows that more than three quarters of Australians experiencing bladder leakage prefer to put up with the embarrassing problem than seek professional help, despite the fact most cases can be prevented, cured or better managed.
Thu 09, Jun 2016
The prospect of an earlier death from preventable diseases compared to women has yet to convince some men to adopt healthier lifestyles. Perhaps the prospect of erectile problems, along with bladder and bowel consequences, might provide some motivation.
Fri 03, Jun 2016
Bridge Winter 2016 edition is out now!