Updated 27 August 2015

News you should know


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.

Unsure about incontinence?

Our Incontinence Expert is here to answer all your questions!


Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Smoking dangers »

Hubbly hooking lots of young adults on tobacco Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene Many young adults misinformed about hookahs

Hookah pipes far from harmless, study warns

In addition to toxic substances from tobacco and nicotine, hookah smoke exposes users to charcoal combustion products, including large amounts of carbon monoxide.

Managing incontinence »

5 avoidable triggers that can make urinary incontinence worse

Urinary incontinence is a manageable condition – here are a few common triggers of urinary leakage.