Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence

THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who compete in triathlons are at increased risk for pelvic floor disorders, including incontinence, and other health problems, a new study says.

Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence

WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery appears to have an additional side benefit -- it may improve urinary incontinence symptoms in women, according to a new study.

Cost of Kidney Donation May Deter the Poor

THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Living kidney donations in the United States have declined in recent years, and one reason may be that poorer people can't afford to donate an organ, a new study suggests.

Donating a Kidney May Carry Hidden Insurance Costs

WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who have donated a kidney may have difficulty getting or changing life and health insurance coverage, a new study finds.

Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says

FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For the millions of women who can't cough, sneeze or laugh without losing bladder control, researchers are testing a treatment that uses stem cells to regenerate weakened urethra muscles.

Will a Warmer Climate Mean More Kidney Stones?

THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Add another possible woe to the growing list of consequences of climate change: Kidney stones.

Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's safe for healthy older people to donate kidneys, researchers say.

Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study

TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who are severely obese may lose as many as 14 years off their life, a new study suggests.

Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence: CDC

WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 50 percent of older Americans struggle with incontinence, a new government report released Wednesday shows.

Younger Blacks on Dialysis Fare Worse in Poor Neighborhoods: Study

MONDAY, June 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young black adult dialysis patients who live in poor neighborhoods are much more likely to die than their white counterparts, according to a new study.