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Incontinence affects more than 200m people worldwide, so why isn’t more being done to find a cure?

Urinary incontinence affects millions of people worldwide. This post discusses the state of research on prevention and treatment of the condition.


Urinary incontinence is a little discussed condition that affects millions of people around the world. For those affected, incontinence often lowers quality of life. In spite of its prevalence and negative consequences for sufferers, interventions for the prevention and treatments of incontinence have not yet received sorely needed research attention. The post linked below, by CESR Behavioral Scientist Wandi Bruine de Bruin and originally published in The Conversation, discusses the current state of affairs with urinary incontinence treatment and prevention.

https://theconversation.com/incontinence-affects-more-than-200m-people-worldwide-so-why-isnt-more-being-done-to-find-a-cure-91191

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