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Overflow Incontinence in Children

Overflow Incontinence in Children

Incontinence in children can be frustrating and embarrassing both for a child and his parents. Depending on the type of incontinence, the child could grow out of it without any medical intervention. For more serious forms of incontinence, he might need medical treatment or training to modify problem......[Read More]
Stress Urinary Incontinence: Prevention, Management, and Provider Education

Stress Urinary Incontinence: Prevention, Management, and Provider Education

This article suggests a number of strategies for lessening the effects and costs associated with urinary incontinence resulting from childbirth injuries.......[Read More]
3 Ways People Are Trying to Enlarge the Penis

3 Ways People Are Trying to Enlarge the Penis

Penis enlargement, male enhancement......[Read More]
Common Recessive Traits

Common Recessive Traits

Recessive traits are inherited genetic traits that you only see when both parents possess the gene. If one parent has the recessive trait and the other has the opposing dominate trait, you'll see the dominate trait in their children. Of course, if both parents have the dominate trait, you'll also se......[Read More]
What Causes Kidney Infections in Men?

What Causes Kidney Infections in Men?

The function of the kidneys as a filtering system for the body can make them vulnerable to infections. Infections that occur in the lower urinary tract can be carried to the kidneys, where if left untreated can lead to further complications, including bacterial infections of the bloodstream (bactere......[Read More]
Stages of Renal Failure

Stages of Renal Failure

BackgroundThe kidneys are a pair of organs located slightly below the ribcage to either side of the spine. They are about the size of a fist and resemble a bean in shape. The primary function of the kidneys is to filter waste materials out of the blood. Additionally, they produce three.........[Read More]
Reduce the Complications Associated With Indwelling Urinary Catheters

Reduce the Complications Associated With Indwelling Urinary Catheters

Did this quality improvement project decrease the overall risks of indwelling urinary catheters?......[Read More]
Evaluation and Management of Male Infertility

Evaluation and Management of Male Infertility

Learn how advances in the identification and management of male factor infertility are providing new options for paternity.......[Read More]
Understanding Ectopic Kidney

Understanding Ectopic Kidney

Understanding Ectopic Kidney. What do you need to know if your kidney "is not at the right place"......[Read More]
Caffeine and Bladder Infections

Caffeine and Bladder Infections

Caffeine is the common stimulant in soda, coffee and energy drinks. While caffeine alone does not cause urinary tract infections, it may increase the likelihood of developing an infection.......[Read More]
What Are the Causes of UTI?

What Are the Causes of UTI?

Dealing with a urinary tract infection and preventing future infections often involves identifying common causes. Several factors contribute to UTIs, and recognizing these can promote urinary health.......[Read More]
Survivorship Health Information Counseling for Patients With Prostate Cancer

Survivorship Health Information Counseling for Patients With Prostate Cancer

Cancer survivorship has been recognized in recent years as a critical variable in the cancer care continuum.......[Read More]
Will Coke Cure a UTI?

Will Coke Cure a UTI?

Coca-Cola ("Coke") cannot cure a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). In fact, no known beverage can cure a UTI and no non-pharmaceutical cure, of any type, is known for a UTI. The only known cure for a UTI is antibiotic medicine.......[Read More]
Kegels

Kegels

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of kegels including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Microvascular Disease Symptoms

Microvascular Disease Symptoms

Coronary microvascular disease, also known as small vessel disease, is a condition characterized by the small arteries in the heart becoming narrowed. The disease is more common in women and in people with diabetes. The disease can be hard to detect, but is treatable.......[Read More]
CKD in Disadvantaged Populations

CKD in Disadvantaged Populations

How can increased community and clinician outreach and better access to preventive medicine help disadvantaged people most at risk for developing CKD?......[Read More]
Remedy to Balance PH Level

Remedy to Balance PH Level

The pH level in your body is maintained by the food you eat. Acid is important to the body, as it helps digest food; but too much acid can simultaneously be harmful, as it can corrode your organs and damage your body. Alkaline is the important balancer to acid. Lowering your pH levels is extremely e......[Read More]
Why Urinary Tract Infections May Cause Delirium

Why Urinary Tract Infections May Cause Delirium

The reason why urinary tract infections may cause delirium is not completely understood. Urinary tract infections may cause certain substances to enter the brain and disrupt normal cognition.......[Read More]
The Etiology of Glomerulonephritis

The Etiology of Glomerulonephritis

Have researchers developed a clearer understanding of the etiology of glomerulonephritis over the past number of years? This new study investigates.......[Read More]
Reframing Prostate Cancer as 'Chronic Disease'

Reframing Prostate Cancer as 'Chronic Disease'

Dr. Timothy Daskivich talks with Dr. Matthew Resnick about the quality-of-life lessons learned from PCOS and how they should inform clinicians' discussions with prostate cancer patients.......[Read More]