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The Simon Foundation for Continence: busting myths and breaking down stigma

The Simon Foundation for Continence: busting myths and breaking down stigma

With many people living with incontinence in silence, advocacy groups taske ...
Change Together reports on bladder health

Change Together reports on bladder health

Millions of Americans struggle with the impact of bladder ill-health every ...
Lifting the veil on incontinence – an interview with Twila Yednock from The Simon Foundation for Continence

Lifting the veil on incontinence – an interview with Twila Yednock from The Simon Foundation for Continence

Looking back, Twila Yednock thinks she suffered from urge incontinence sinc ...
Social media focus: Getting America talking about bladder health

Social media focus: Getting America talking about bladder health

November was Bladder Health Month, an initiative launched by the Bladder He ...
To pee or not to pee – an update on Astellas’ Stop Stalling initiative and Peehavior Survey

To pee or not to pee – an update on Astellas’ Stop Stalling initiative and Peehavior Survey

Fewer than 13% of women affected with the urgency, frequency and leakage as ...
Improving physician education for better patient care in bladder health

Improving physician education for better patient care in bladder health

Supporting and educating patients is a shared objective among patient advoc ...
The role of health policy in safeguarding women’s health

The role of health policy in safeguarding women’s health

The opinions expressed in this article are those of the guest contributors ...
Research rundown: scientists a step closer to developing better medicines for chronic bladder conditions

Research rundown: scientists a step closer to developing better medicines for chronic bladder conditions

The claim Scientists are closer to understanding the development of chronic ...
LIVE WEBINAR: Driving positive change for patients through collaboration and education

LIVE WEBINAR: Driving positive change for patients through collaboration and education

Throughout November, Change Together is sharing stories from advocacy group ...
Working together for better awareness of bladder health – an interview with Jessica Bateman of the Urology Care Foundation

Working together for better awareness of bladder health – an interview with Jessica Bateman of the Urology Care Foundation

The Bladder Health Alliance (BHA) is a coalition of more than 30 patient an ...
We’re shining a light on bladder health this November

We’re shining a light on bladder health this November

Despite an estimated one-third of American adults aged 40 and over reportin ...
Facilitating better treatment of overactive bladder through shared decision making

Facilitating better treatment of overactive bladder through shared decision making

A staggering 33 million people in the U.S. alone1 – around 16% of the nat ...
New Advocacy Hub format brings advocates and professionals closer than ever before

New Advocacy Hub format brings advocates and professionals closer than ever before

Every spring, the Urology Care Foundation hosts its own ‘Patient Advocacy ...
Starting the conversation about women's pelvic health

Starting the conversation about women’s pelvic health

In 2007, the total economic cost of overactive bladder (OAB) in the U.S. al ...
Overactive bladder: A patient’s perspective

Overactive bladder: A patient’s perspective

Please note that this article describes the personal story of Cheryl Stein ...
Stop stalling on overactive bladder

Stop stalling on overactive bladder

November is Bladder Health Awareness Month and Astellas is taking part by i ...
Breaking the stigma of bladder health issues

Breaking the stigma of bladder health issues

Bladder health issues affect millions of people worldwide and include a ran ...
Expert panel helps patient advocates improve online engagement on sensitive topics

Expert panel helps patient advocates improve online engagement on sensitive topics

Patient advocates who attended the 2016 American Urological Association (AU ...
Largest patient advocacy hub to date highlights issues in prostate screening, clinical trial access and overactive bladder syndrome

Largest patient advocacy hub to date highlights issues in prostate screening, clinical trial access and overactive bladder syndrome

The Urology Care Foundation’s “Patient Advocacy Hub” is held every ye ...
Patient story: advocacy support in the prostate cancer patient journey

Patient story: advocacy support in the prostate cancer patient journey

The following testimonies are based on conversations and online diaries fro ...
Assessing your overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms

Assessing your overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms

Use this diary to help keep track of your bladder habits. ...
It’s time to speak up about your bladder symptoms

It’s time to speak up about your bladder symptoms

If you are experiencing symptoms of urgency, frequency, and leakage, you ar ...
What the doctor ordered

What the doctor ordered

A guide to understanding your doctor’s prescription decisions. ...