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10 Things That Can Make Your Incontinence Worse

10 Things That Can Make Your Incontinence Worse 0

Do you suffer from incontinence? You can cut down on symptoms by changing what you eat and drink. Incontinence can happen to anyone, although it’s more common in women than in men. “Mild urinary leakage affects most women at some time in our lives,” says Mary Rosser, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in obstetrics [...]
Jellyfish Transformed Into Super Absorbent Diapers

Jellyfish Transformed Into Super Absorbent Diapers 0

A new method of transforming jellyfish into biodegradable "super-absorbers" suitable for use in diapers, sponges, paper towels and tampons has been developed by nanotechnology startup Cine'al.Currently, the majority of high absorbent products produced commercially are made up of synthetic materials that can take thousands of years to break down."One third of disposable waste in dumps [...]
J&J Must Pay Damages in Incontinence Mesh Implant Verdict Loss

J&J Must Pay Damages in Incontinence Mesh Implant Verdict Loss 0

Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a Texas jury to pay $1.2 million to a woman who alleged one of the company’s lines of vaginal-mesh implants to treat incontinence was defectively designed, in the first verdict against the company over those devices.Jurors in state court in Dallas concluded the design of the TVT-O mesh sling implanted [...]
Incontinence: The Cause of Senior Withdrawl?

Incontinence: The Cause of Senior Withdrawl? 0

As seen in Healthy Living- Niagara this Week, Spring 2014 Issue.If your elderly parent is withdrawing from family events and social situations, the silent embarrassment of incontinence may be the problem.She hasn’t left her house more than ten times in the past 2 years, she tells me. She even missed her grandson’s wedding last summer, rather than risk it.The [...]
How Did NASA Change Adult Diapers Forever

How Did NASA Change Adult Diapers Forever 0

NASA developed its adult diapers out of necessity. Astronauts floating outside their spacecraft on long spacewalks (which can last five to eight hours) can't just knock off for a bathroom break. During takeoff, astronauts may have to remain strapped for hours in back-laying chairs with their knees and legs above their heads -- a position [...]
AS SEEN IN: Globe and Mail "An E-Tailers Dilemma"

AS SEEN IN: Globe and Mail "An E-Tailers Dilemma" 0

Healthwick CEO Sean Neville was featured in the Globe and Mail's popular "An E-Tailers Dilemma" segment today. The specialty segment for Healthwick was titled "Marketing the Unmentionable" and covers the difficulty in marketing a product for which consumers are leery of offering word of mouth because of the delicate and personal nature of incontinence product [...]