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New Lubricant May Improve Comfort For Catheter Patients

There is a new lubricant being developed that could markedly improve the quality of life for catheter users around the world. The new product is called Uroglide and is an all-new coating being developed at Queen’s University in Belfast, Ireland. … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Male Incontinence

Over 20 million Americans have urinary incontinence, and about five million of them are men. Most commonly, male incontinence is due to an enlarged prostate or prostate surgery, but there are other possible causes. Here are four tips to consider … Continue reading

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How to Care Safely for a Catheter

Your doctor may insert a catheter into your bladder for various medical conditions when you are unable to urinate on your own. Some of the common medical conditions where a catheter may be required include: Enlarged prostate Surgeries on the … Continue reading

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Global Market for Catheters to Soar to $43 Billion by 2020

A new market research report released at the end of 2014 found that the worldwide market for all types of catheters will increase to nearly $43 billion by 2020. This would represent a growth rate (compounded annually) of 7.5% from … Continue reading

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