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3 Unexpected Uses for Botox
Because Botox is known for smoothing out wrinkles and facial imperfections, it has become associated with a line-less face with zero expression. But Botox can actually be used for several medical conditions.
Rx for Frequent Nighttime Urination Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its first treatment for adults who experience nighttime urine overproduction that leads to waking during the night to urinate. 
Good News for Parkinson's Patients
Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) may be able to continue taking their medications without risking cognitive decline, new evidence suggests. {C}
6 Unexpected Uses for Botox
Did you know that Botox injections can do more than give your face a lift? Botox is actually a drug made from the toxins of Clostridium botulinum bacteria, and it’s good for more medical marvels than you may expect.   
Celebrities with Overactive Bladders
If you’ve been affected by overactive bladder, you’re not alone. Roughly 33 million Americans have this condition, including a few well-known names. 
Success Story: Surgery for Urinary Incontinence
Surgical mesh slings appear to be an effective way to treat urinary incontinence in women — despite past concerns.
Coping with Overactive Bladder
Roughly 33 million Americans have OAB. The good news is, there are plenty of ways to cope. Read on to learn about a few ways to make life with OAB more manageable.
How a Surgery Could Help Plug Urinary Leaks
Losing weight can often ease the symptoms of urinary incontinence. And a surgery that helps with weight loss could also help.
FDA Permits Marketing of Fecal Incontinence Device for Women
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of the Eclipse System for the treatment of fecal incontinence (FI) in adult women.
Anticholinergics May Carry Surprising Risk for Older Adults
Medications for allergies, depression and incontinence can be lifesavers. However, they may have some surprising effects on mental health.