Updated 27 August 2015

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Helping women make informed incontinence treatment choices

A new medical review hopes to help women make informed decisions about urinary incontinence surgery by clearly spelling out the benefits and risks of different procedures.

The caregiver's guide to incontinence

As a caregiver of someone with incontinence, knowing how to help can be really tricky. These guidelines will help you get to grips when it comes to managing the condition. The caregiver’s guide to managing incontinence.

Faecal incontinence affects 1 in 5 women

As many as one in five adult women may suffer from loss of bowel control, according to a new study from Australia.

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