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Bush Beats Issue 8, 2014

Bush Beats Issue 8, 2014

Urinary incontinence - both men and women are affected Urinary incontinence - defined by the incontinence society as "the complaint of any involuntary urinary leakage" - is one of the most common chronic medical conditions seen in clinical practice.1Weiss BD. Am Fam Physician 2005;71:315-22, 329.   The disease influences not only the physical health of the persons, but also their activities, emotional status, working capacity, and social communication.2Abrams P, Cardozo L, Fall M, et al; Standardisation Subcommittee of the International Continence Society. Neurourol Urodyn. 2002;21(2):167-78.  ,3Skaudickas D, K√©velaitis E. Medicina (Kaunas). 2010;46(7):496-503.  Incidence of urinary incontinence increases with age, with women being twice…
Lower UTI - an overview Inflammation of the lower urinary tract is a frequent event in the population, wherein a urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most prominent identifiable cause in both general and specialist urology clinical practice.1-3Bjorling DE, Wang ZY, Bushman W. Neurourol Urodyn. 2011;30(5):673-82.Schmiemann G, Kniehl E, Gebhardt K, et al. Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2010;107(21):361-7.Ahmed SM, Swedlund SK. Am Fam Physician. 1998;57(7):1573-1580.   UTIs are in fact considered to be the most common bacterial infections, affecting an estimated 150 million individuals annually; though, data on the true impact of UTIs in the developing world might be limited.4Renuart AJ, Goldfarb…