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Tag: Catheters

Review: No proof that indwelling catheters cause more UTIs than intermittent catheterization

Newswise — The evidence does not support the common belief that indwelling catheters cause more urinary tract infections (UTIs) than intermittent catheterization, according to...

Researchers Develop New Coating To Reduce Pain And Risk Of Infection For Catheter Users

Researchers from the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s have developed a new antimicrobial coating which can be applied to urinary catheters and other medical...

Living with a Spinal Cord Injury: Bladder Management

https://youtu.be/rfEEZVbhzmE A spinal cord injury can affect nearly every bodily function. Changes in bladder habits are also common as the injury blocks messages coming to...

Neuroscientists restore significant bladder control to 5 men with spinal cord injuries

In UCLA study, magnetic stimulation of lower spine eliminates need for catheter for up to 4 weeks More than 80 percent of the 250,000 Americans...
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

New Health Videos Featured on the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation YouTube Channel

SHORT HILLS, N.J., June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for people...

Doctor re-examines evidence on UTIs in patients with spinal cord injury

People with spinal cord injuries rely on catheters to empty their bladder. When a well-respected publication concluded that catheters could be reused without an...

The award-winning device that tells you when you need to pee

When you need to go, you need to go – unless you’re the type of person who has a hard time telling. Jihee Junn...

What is a spinal cord injury?

A spinal cord injury means that the spinal cord of a person is damaged and the person cannot do things that they otherwise would...

User-Friendly Urinary Catheter Designed by Quadriplegic Gets FDA Clearance

Adapta Medical, Inc. to Expand Catheter Product Line COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Adapta Medical, Inc. has received FDA market release for...

The Connected Catheter by Spinal Singularity

The world's first semi-permanent, minimally invasive, smart catheter system for Neurogenic Bladder. After Derek Herrera was paralyzed by a sniper in Afghanistan, he decided to start a company to improve quality of life for people living with paralysis.