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Research shows PMFT as effective as drugs for LUTS

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

Too much salt can get you up at night

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.

Unseen symptoms of Parkinson's the most distressing

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.

Treat incontinence in children early, research reveals.

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.

Autumn 2017 edition of Bridge out

Thu 23, Mar 2017
The most recent edition of Bridge is out now. Check it out.

World Kidney Day March 9

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.

Pelvicfloor safe app now able to be viewed online.

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.

Autumn 2017 edition of Bridge out soon

Thu 16, Feb 2017
Look out for the autumn 2017 edition of Bridge, which will be out soon.

Healthy Weight Week, February 13-19

Thu 09, Feb 2017
As if you didn't have enough reasons to lose weight. Well here's another - stress incontinence!

Your five-year-old's off to school, but still wets the bed?

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”.

Don't drink too much this summer (water, that is)!

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.

2016 a productive year at the Continence Foundation

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.

Winners of the 2016 Australian Bladder Foundation grants

Thu 08, Dec 2016
The winners of the 2016 Australian Bladder Foundation grants are...

Factor toilet stops in to your road trips.

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.

Summer edition of Bridge out soon

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.

25th National Conference on Incontinence a success

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.

Perinatal depression and anxiety awareness week Nov 13-19

Wed 09, Nov 2016
There is considerable research linking incontinence to depression, including postnatal depression, which affects one in seven new mothers.

25th National Conference on Incontinence this week

Thu 03, Nov 2016
All is in place for the 25th National Conference on Incontinence in Adelaide this week.

November's all about men's health, so what's BPH anyway?

Thu 27, Oct 2016
It's either benign prostatic hyperplasia or benign prostatic hypertropy, and both will cause constriction of the urinary tract.

Carers Count

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.

Osteoporosis and incontinence - a double-whammy for fractures

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.

Droptober: squeezing in another good reason to lose weight

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.

What NOT to do at the gym

Thu 22, Sep 2016
Sure, get fit for summer, but don’t make these seven common mistakes that can exacerbate bladder leakage.

Stroke Awareness Week this week (Sept 12-16)

Thu 15, Sep 2016
The Continence Foundation has several resources for people affected by stroke, their carers and health professionals.

RUOK Day - Depression associated with incontinence

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.

September is Dementia Awareness Month

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.

Waist trainers. Muscle wasters?

Thu 25, Aug 2016
Is the advertising spiel around waist trainers to be believed?

National Conference on Incontinence Scholarship Program 2016

Tue 16, Aug 2016
Applications for rural and remote registered nurses and physiotherapists to attend the national conference are now open

World Continence Week videos uploaded

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.

Conference winners announced

Fri 29, Jul 2016
The winner of CFA's Continence Week Promotion Competition goes to...

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