Articles tagged with: bladder
Blood test may find markers of bladder cancer risk Exposures to harmful substances in the environment alters the methylation of DNA, potentially elevating the risk of developing cancer. A new blood test can detect the abnormal pattern of methylation associated with bladder cancer, suggesting that it may be possible to assess a person’s susceptibility to […]
What causes urinary incontinence? There are many reasons why a woman may leak urine. Sometimes it’s caused by an illness, in which case bladder control returns when the illness goes away. For example, bladder infections and infections in the vagina can cause incontinence for a short time. Being unable to have a bowel movement or taking certain medicines also may make it hard to control your bladder.
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Sometimes incontinence is an ongoing problem, in which case the cause might be:
* the bladder cannot empty completely
* weakening of the muscles that help to hold or release urine
* a blocked urinary passage
* damage to the nerves that control the bladder