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July 1, 2015

Treating OAB can decrease the risk of falls in the elderly

Treating overactive bladder (OAB) may lead to fewer falls among older adults, a new study presented at the 110th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) in New Orleans has suggested.

Sleep quality may impact on the severity of LUTS

Sleep quality may have an impact on the severity of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in some men, according to new research presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA).

Botox reduces urinary incontinence in OAB

The long-term use of botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) or Botox has resulted in durable reductions in urinary incontinence in patients with overactive bladder (OAB), new research has revealed.

Patients with OAB have higher stress levels

Patients with overactive bladder (OAB) have significantly higher self-perceived stress levels than those without the condition, according to a new study presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA).

Quitting smoking leads to much improved outcomes following surgery

Quitting smoking can lead to a significant improvement in outcomes following major urological surgery, research presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) has found.

North Cork has lost one of its longest serving GPs

Dr Leo Leader passed away peacefully at his home on May 25, 2014, in his 96th year surrounded by his loving wife and family.

Step by step with older and difficult-to-treat patients

Continuing our CPD initiative on hypertension, Valerie Ryan looks at a presentation from Dr Louise Giblin, Clinical Lead for Nephrology Services for the HSE Saolta University Healthcare group, who gives a step-by-step approach to the treatment of older patients.

Beaumont employs first Physician Associates

Beaumont has become the first Irish hospital to employ Physician Associates (PAs), IMT has learned.

The wisdom of children

Honoured with a presentation to his daughter’s fellow Montessori pupils, Dr Ruairi Hanley wishes the children were correct in believing that all doctors had to do was make sick people better.

Medical fraternity mourns following Berkeley tragedy

The Irish medical fraternity has joined the world in expressing grief, condolences, and concern for the Berkeley balcony collapse victims.

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