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More than one third of Australian women may be affected by some form of urinary incontinence (UI). Participate in this new online module and refresh your understanding of the best assessment methods and first-line treatment strategies for the management of this condition.
With RUOK Week (Sept 8 – 12) upon us, young women need to be made aware that incontinence puts them at a higher risk of depression.
The Continence Foundation of Australia echoes the messages about confidence being promoted by Jean Hailes during Women's Health Week next week.
A Radio National program hosted by Natasha Mitchell earlier this week brought the issue of bedwetting among adolescents into the open.
More and more research is showing that incontinence and osteoporosis are closely linked, which has significant lifestyle implications for women approaching middle age and older.
If your child rush to the toilet as soon as they get home from school, perhaps their school toilet experience isn’t a particularly good one.
Pregnant women and young mums are ignoring their pelvic floor health, despite almost three out of four experiencing urinary leakage, new research has found.
Out-dated attitudes, such as accepting incontinence after childbirth as normal, are alive and well, even among the most educated in the community.
The consequences of ignoring the pelvic floor when exercising can be traumatic and dramatic, as Mildura continence nurse Katherine Modoo discovered.
Gerard* was cleaning up about 25 of his mother’s faecal incontinence accidents each year until he spoke with continence nurse Lisa from the National Continence Helpline.
Even though asthma is a condition affecting the respiratory system, it often contributes to the risk of bladder leakage.
Unless the government provides greater support for 2.6 million unpaid carers, it faces a looming health crisis.
Are you an adult with an overactive bladder? An international study trialling a new drug is recruiting now.
This Q and A covers some of the typical issues raised on the National Continence Helpline in relation to dementia and incontinence.
A Sydney physiotherapist takes a critical look at the conventional pelvic floor training regime for men post-prostate surgery.

Incontinence can have a substantial impact on wellbeing, social and workforce participation, and the relationships between those affected and their carers, a new report has shown.

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Last Updated: Tue 19, Apr 2022
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