The European Patients’ Forum (EPF) is pleased to announce the call for representatives for a User Advisory Group (UAG) for the Label2Enable Project. The call is open until 15 October 2022: please share it in your network and with patients who might be interested! Label2Enable Label2Enable is a 24-month EU project which aims to develop and […]Read more
Our President Lynne van Poelgeest is a panelist at the Global Clinical Trials Connect 2022.
It is a Virtual Conference and Expo to be held on 21-22 September 2022
Please click on this link to watch some interesting video’s on Overactive Bladder and Intermittent Catheters.
Furthermore there is an overview of conference coverage and finally some worthwhile articles on several subjects
Muvon Therapeutics Announces Successful Phase I Clinical Study in Female Patients with SUI Zurich, Switzerland, September 8, 2022 — Muvon Therapeutics AG, an innovative clinical-stage biotechnology company announced results from a Phase I clinical trial. This first study evaluating a proprietary cell therapy platform demonstrated the safety, feasibility and potential efficacy of autologous skeletal muscle […]Read more
The European Patients’ Forum (EPF) conducted a COVID-19 survey between 18 September to 18 October 2020 (the report is available here). It aimed to gather more information on the lived experience and impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on patients and patients’ organisations. As the COVID-19 pandemic is not yet over, and it continues to impact the daily […]Read more
Who do you see that cares about your bladder health? In this post, we’re taking a deeper look at the different specialists who treat bladder and bowel health conditions. While you may think that your general practitioner is the best choice, there is a whole slew of specialists that are specifically trained in treating your […]Read more
Every year, the Annual EAU Congress offers expansive coverage on a the complete spectrum of urological topics. This year, we created the “Best of EAU22” series so you can receive a topic-based digest of our Annual Congress straight to your inbox. This edition includes some highlights on the topic of BPH/Male LUTS. We hope you enjoy this selection of […]Read more
When it comes to finding the right incontinence product to manage your bladder leaks, absorbency is king, which is understandable. The experience of, or the fear of having, an uncontrolled leak is so stressful that, when surveyed:
27% of women with incontinence get less sleep
50% of women with incontinence worry about laughing in public
75% of women with incontinence avoid group exercise
56% of women with incontinence avoid social events
📢 Thank you to everyone who participated in the EPF Congress 2022! The EPF Congress 2022 was an incredible success! Thank you to all of you who joined us at the DoubleTree Hotel in Brussels on 23 and 24 June 2022 and to those who joined online. We are eager to continue the conversation on digital […]Read more
Today, the World Federation of Incontinence and Pelvic Problems (WFIPP) released a statement of partnership and collaboration with award-winning MUVON Therapeutics AG exponentially enhancing global awareness and knowledge on novel experimental breakthrough treatment options for stress-urinary incontinence though an educational program.Read more
Know for Sure… Why proper diagnostic tests are important for people with incontinence When your doctor suggests a treatment for your incontinence, it’s important for them to be as sure as possible that the treatment is really right for you. This is especially true if they propose surgery, which carries risks of its own and […]Read more
Across medical fields, objective diagnosis is the cornerstone of clinical decision-making. There is no reason why functional urology should be an exception. While incontinence may not be life-threatening, it can significantly impact quality of life – as can its management. In most cases, the bladder is an unreliable witness with regard to the underlying cause […]Read more
Have you ever looked in the toilet after using the bathroom and been shocked by what you see? It’s normal for the color of our urine to vary from time to time, even throughout the day. What you eat and drink, and the medications and vitamins you take can cause your urine to range in color from an almost transparent color to a bright yellow.Read more
The Roundtable discussion: Sustainable Continence Care in Amsterdam will be an event that you do not want to miss!
Continence aids help manage the symptoms of poor bladder and bowel control. They may be used for a short time during treatment or long term if poor bladder or bowel control can’t be cured. Continence products include absorbent pads and pants, bed pads and chair pads. The majority of continence products sold are disposable and are going to landfill after a single use.
The EAU is inviting you to join the latest UROwebinar “Specialised management of OAB: sacral neuromodulation or Botulinum toxin A injection: What’s the best treatment for which patient?”, which is organised by the European School of Urology (ESU).Read more