Volume 9 Issue 163
Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 13-Jun-2007 
Next Update - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 14-Jun-2007

Editor: Susan K. Boyer, RN
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Depressed people gain more from getting married

Marriage provides greater psychological benefits to depressed people compared to people who are not depressed before they walk down the aisle, a new study reveals. This remains true even though marriage quality is poorer for depressed individuals. more  

Sling surgery is more effective than burch for bladder control in women

In the largest and most rigorous U.S. trial comparing two traditional operations for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women, a team of urologists and urogynecologists supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has found that a sling procedure helps more women achieve dryness than the Burch technique. more

Bladder control for women

A comprehensive introduction to the causes, symptoms, and treatments for bladder control problems in women. more  

Exercising your pelvic muscles

A description of exercises for the pelvic floor muscles, called Kegel exercises, and how they can help to restore or maintain bladder control. more

Menopause and bladder control  

An introduction to the changes to your body that occur during menopause, how these changes can result in loss of bladder control, and how your health care team can help you restore or maintain bladder control. more

Pregnancy, childbirth, and bladder control 

A look at the effects that pregnancy and childbearing can have on bladder control and ways you can counter those effects. more

Talking to your health care team about bladder control

Tips for giving your health care provider the information needed to diagnose and treat your bladder control problem. Includes a questionnaire for you to fill out and take to your first appointment. more

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Marriage provides greater psychological benefits to depressed people compared to people who are not depressed before they walk down the aisle