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Little is known about pelvic organ prolapse because its symptoms are incredibly embarrassing for women. Little is known about pelvic organ prolapse because its symptoms are incredibly embarrassing for women. Meghana Kulkarni

Explainer: what is pelvic organ prolapse?

Millions of Australian women experience a pelvic organ prolapse, but they suffer in silence. This hidden epidemic is a well-kept secret and few people in the rest of the community know anything about the…
Most women are too embarrassed to talk about urinary incontinence – even to a doctor. Most women are too embarrassed to talk about urinary incontinence – even to a doctor. gogoloopie/Flickr

Urinary incontinence: it doesn’t have to be a secret shame

Urinary incontinence, or the uncontrolled leakage of urine, is a common problem among women: it affects almost one in two women at some time in their life. It’s understandably a condition most women are…

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Anti-microbial catheter developed

A new anti-microbial catheter could remain infection free for up to twelve weeks. Scientists developed a catheter designed…