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CUA IC/BPS Guidelines Finally Adopted – Canadian Patients Get Much Needed Guidance

CUA IC/BPS Guidelines Adopted Why have so many interstitial cystitis patients in Canada come to the USA for care? Despite the glowing reviews about universal health care, there is a sad IC truth behind the scenes north of the border. There is no national IC organization to advocate on their behalf. Only a handful of physicians in [...]

By | 2017-01-20T16:34:08+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Awareness, Diagnosis, ICN Announcements, Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Research, Treatments|Comments Off on CUA IC/BPS Guidelines Finally Adopted – Canadian Patients Get Much Needed Guidance

AUA Guidelines for the Diagnosis & Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis

(By Jill Osborne) The long awaited new clinical guidelines for the treatment of interstitial cystitis (aka bladder pain syndrome) were released by the American Urology Association (AUA) this month, offering what may be the most comprehensive clinical care article written to date in the USA. Solidly written, it offers new insight into diagnostic testing as [...]

By | 2017-01-31T13:42:54+00:00 October 15th, 2013|Diagnosis, ICN Announcements, Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Must Reads, Treatments|Comments Off on AUA Guidelines for the Diagnosis & Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis

Researcher Receives Federal Contract to Develop New Urine Test For Interstitial Cystitis

A new, rapid urine test to diagnose IC is on the horizon with the award of a $945,142 grant to IC researcher Sonia Planey Ph.D. (Commonwealth Medical College) through the Dept. of Defense office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). Each year, the CDMRP program awards $50 million dollars to promote the study of [...]

By | 2017-01-18T12:07:44+00:00 October 7th, 2013|Diagnosis, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Research|Comments Off on Researcher Receives Federal Contract to Develop New Urine Test For Interstitial Cystitis