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In addition to a shortage of public toilets, current innovations in their design may not be suitable for an ageing population. AAP/City of Sydney

Caught short: we need to talk about public toilets

Millions of people need to be confident that suitable public toilets will be available when they leave their homes. A shortage of such facilities is a serious problem for an ageing population.
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…

Anti-microbial catheter developed

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