Tue 15, Aug 2017
Continence Foundation of Australia is bringing renowned leaders in bladder, bowel and pelvic floor dysfunction, treatment and scientific advancements to the 26th National Conference.
Fri 21, Jul 2017
Are UTIs (urinary tract infections) just part of being a woman? Something we have to put up with? By the time they turn 24 years of age, one in three women will have had a UTI, and they affect more than 50% of all women during their lifetime.
Mon 19, Jun 2017
As part of World Continence Week, new data shows the alarming rate that women laugh off bladder leakage.
Tue 13, Jun 2017
It’s World Continence Week June 19 -25, and Australians are being urged to take the matter of incontinence seriously, particularly in light of disturbing new data that suggests the majority of women affected simply laugh it off.
Fri 09, Jun 2017
As part of Men's Health Week (12-18 June), the Continence Foundation is reminding men of the importance of adopting healthier lifestyles to improve bladder, bowel and erectile function.
Wed 24, May 2017
This disturbing account of the “fall-out” two women experienced after embarking on a strenuous exercise program at a regional gymnasium is a timely reminder why women and fitness professionals need to be made aware of pelvic floor-safe exercising.
Thu 27, Apr 2017
A recent study reveals that pelvic floor muscle training can provide the same benefits as drugs for lower urinary tract symptoms
Thu 20, Apr 2017
A recent Japanese study suggests that the amount of salt in our diet may affect how often we need to get up overnight to urinate.
Wed 12, Apr 2017
It’s World Parkinson’s Day on April 11. While the external symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease may be immediately apparent, it is the unseen symptoms that can cause the most distress.
Thu 30, Mar 2017
Young children who wet themselves both during the day and at night are more likely to have bladder and bowel problems as adolescents if left untreated, new research reveals.
Thu 23, Mar 2017
The most recent edition of Bridge is out now. Check it out.
Wed 08, Mar 2017
It's World Kidney Day March 9, the perfect time to remind everyone that drinking too much water is one of the three common ways women sabotage their pelvic floor.
Thu 02, Mar 2017
You don't need a smart phone to access our pelvicfloor safe app, because it's now available to view online.
Thu 16, Feb 2017
Look out for the autumn 2017 edition of Bridge, which will be out soon.
Thu 09, Feb 2017
As if you didn't have enough reasons to lose weight. Well here's another - stress incontinence!
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 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.