Pregnant women waiting to see a doctor at a hospital in Uganda.
If women don't have access to quality emergency surgery, they can develop dibilitating complications such as fistula.
The persistent stigma surrounding incontinence has paralysed today’s inventive minds.
Doing them properly is key.
If you haven't had kids you probably haven't given much thought to your pelvic floor muscles. But 5 out of 5 experts say all women should regularly exercise them.
Each year an estimated 100 000 women have complications during childbirth which leave them with obstetric vaginal fistula.
The shame of incontinence and why no one wants to talk about it.
Claire Scott/Cranfield University
Incontinence is frighteningly common.
Surgery to remove early-stage prostate cancer has serious side-effects including incontinence and impotence.
Many men live with prostate cancer rather than die from it. Here's the evidence for why they shouldn't jump to surgery.
Worth the effort?
Some 85% of research into drugs and treatments ends up on the cutting room floor but not all of that should.