Incontinence

Natasha Hinde

I Asked My Dad What It's Like To Have Prostate Cancer...

HuffingtonPost.com | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer found in men in the UK. Each year over 40,000 men are diagnosed with the illness. It also ki...

Why Incontinence Doesn't Need to be a Taboo Subject

Professor Karen Middleton | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Karen Middleton

A poll of about 1,900 women that we conducted with Netmums revealed that half of those who developed incontinence after childbirth had never spoken to anyone about the problem. Only one in three had spoken about it to their partner and just 19 per cent discussed it with a family member.

Changing the World, One Clench at a Time...

Elaine Miller | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Elaine Miller

I missed my huge Wrap Party at the end of my Fringe run. Shame. The last Saturday is traditionally, a big party night. I spent it in bed with a hot ...

Stars, Stats, Smiles and Squeezes

Elaine Miller | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Comedy
Elaine Miller

The best feedback I can have are smiles - and I have learned that standing on the upper stage on the Royal Mile and yelling about incontinence at the people passing by makes them smile. Though, some of them may have been grimacing.

Flyering - Fear, Flirting and Firming

Elaine Miller | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK
Elaine Miller

Well, we're five days in to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and I have learned a few things. Indeed, my learning curve has been so steep I could have done with some crampons...

Laugh, Don't Leak - Comedy and Continence

Elaine Miller | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Comedy
Elaine Miller

Months ago, I decided to do a Fringe show. I have no understanding about The Arts whatsoever, I'm a physiotherapist. My astonishingly-clever-at-the-time idea was to use the biggest arts event in the world to break down the taboo surrounding incontinence. Made perfect sense at the time.

Adult Nappies Will Outsell Baby Nappies In Japan By 2020

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In Japan, a country with the fastest growing elderly population in the world, business is booming... for adult nappies. And what's more, the indust...

Coffee Drinking Linked To Urinary Incontinence In Men

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Consuming just two cups of coffee per day could have an negative impact on men's bladder control, American researchers have found. A study by the...

Women Need to Speak Up About Health Taboos

Liz Campbell | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Campbell

Statistics show that one in three women over the age of 30 will suffer with some kind of incontinence. This is not a condition of the elderly; it is something that will probably affect you or the woman sitting next to you at some time in your life.

Botox Could Be Used To 'Treat Women With Overactive Bladders'

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Botox could soon be widely prescribed as a standard treatment for patients with an overactive bladder. In a major study funded by Wellbeing of Wome...

All Cisterns Go: Charity Launches Campaign To Improve 'Dirty' School Loos

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Schools have been criticised for bog standard toilets after a survey revealed one in four pupils avoid using the loo because they are "dirty". The ...