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  • Urinary System [hide all summaries]
    It is important to distinguish between urge incontinence, overflow incontinence, stress incontinence, and a fourth form of incontinence called functional incontinence (incontinence due to ambulatory difficulties or inadequate access to a toilet), as each has different treatments.

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  • Preventing Heat-Induced Death and Illness [hide all summaries]
    (June 2018)
    This article lists practical steps to take to avoid death, hospitalization or other medical problems caused by heat stress. It also identifies over 100 drugs that can impair your response to heat and thereby increase your risk of heat-induced illness and death.
  • Nonsurgical Treatments for Urinary Incontinence [hide all summaries]
    (May 2017)
    Urinary incontinence — the inability to control the passage of urine — is a widespread problem that affects an estimated 25 million American adults. Learn about lifestyle changes and non-drug therapies that should be the first-choice treatments for incontinence, as well as the best drugs to use as second-choice treatment options.
  • Anticholinergics May Increase Dementia Risk in Elderly [hide all summaries]
    (August 2015)
    Learn about recent evidence suggesting that anticholinergic drugs — which include many antidepressants, antihistamines and overactive bladder control medications — may increase the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia in the elderly.
  • Preventing Heat-Induced Death and Illness [hide all summaries]
    (June 2012)
    This article lists practical steps to take to avoid death, hospitalization or other medical problems caused by heat stress. It also contains a list of 123 drugs that can impair your response to heat.
  • A Review of Drugs for Overactive Bladder [hide all summaries]
    (February 2010)
    The newest FDA-approved drug for treating overactive bladder, TOVIAX (fesoterodine) is no more effective than the older five drugs, reducing the number of urinations a day by only one. In addition, since it is a new drug, we recommend not using it now because more will be known about its dangers after it has been on the market for a longer time.

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