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Corporate, industry, pharmaceutical and medical device news announcements, press releases, developments and stories for the interstitial cystitis, bladder pain, pelvic pain communities, including: research studies, clinical trials, FDA approvals, recalls and safety alerts

The Gyno Show Covers Interstitial Cystitis (IC) & Dr. Drew’s Comments – Jill Heidi Osborne Guest Speaker

Our gratitude to The Gyno Show For Giving Us the Opportunity to Address Dr. Drew's Comments About IC and Endometriosis I want to thank Dr. Eric Heegaard and Twyla D. for spending thirty minutes talking about IC on their myTalk 107.1 radio show "The Gyno Show" last night. I had the opportunity to set the [...]

ICN Weekly Update – May 1, 2014

Sponsored by: CystaQ - Parson's IC Solution - Desert Harvest Aloe - MultiRight Low Acid Multivitamin - Squatty Potty - PainShieldMD Find us on: Facebook - Twitter - Pinterest - GooglePlus - Youtube IC, PFD & Pelvic Pain News - Amy Stein, author of Heal Pelvic Pain, Appeared on the Dr. [...]

By |2017-04-01T23:51:46+00:00May 1st, 2014|ICN Announcements, Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News|Comments Off on ICN Weekly Update – May 1, 2014

What’s the relationship between IC and OAB?

Researcher Receives $150k Grant To Explore The Connection Between OAB and IC Did you know that the term "overactive bladder" was created by a marketing company for use in those "Gotta Go, Gotta Go Right Now" television ads that appeared in the 1990's? It was a clever and very customer friendly way of discussing INCONTINENCE. [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:10:33+00:00April 15th, 2014|Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Overactive Bladder, Research|Comments Off on What’s the relationship between IC and OAB?

IC & Pelvic Pain Expert Christopher Payne MD Leaving Stanford to Start New Clinic

Dr. Christopher Payne, one of the best interstitial cystitis and pelvic pain specialists in the world, has announced that he is leaving Stanford Hospital at the end of March 2014 to go into private practice. During his remarkable tenure at the Stanford School of Medicine, Dr. Payne has been a veritable lifeline for thousands of [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:14:19+00:00March 10th, 2014|ICN Announcements, Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News|Comments Off on IC & Pelvic Pain Expert Christopher Payne MD Leaving Stanford to Start New Clinic

Help for Pelvic Pain Sufferers

Help for Pelvic Pain Sufferers - Physiotherapy specialists provide relief for pelvic floor pain Newswise — In the fall of 2012, Barbara was enjoying the fruits of a successful career in the arts, an active social life, and good health, which included spinning classes, yoga, and swimming. Then a routine bladder infection set off a [...]

By |2017-01-18T12:06:43+00:00February 24th, 2014|Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Pelvic Pain, Physical Therapy|Comments Off on Help for Pelvic Pain Sufferers

ABOG Reverses Decision – Gynecologists Can Treat Men

If you're a man struggling with a hormone dysfunction, which medical care provider should you go to for treatment? Well, it might surprise you to learn that most men seek care from gynecologists who, by far, have the most experience treating hormone dysfunctions. Last year, however, the American Board of OB-GYN passed a new rule [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:18:07+00:00February 5th, 2014|Editorial, Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Jill's Journal, News|Comments Off on ABOG Reverses Decision – Gynecologists Can Treat Men

Where is a man with pelvic pain supposed to go?

By Jill Osborne MA Women with pelvic pain have long sought refuge in the offices of their Ob-Gyn when struggling with pelvic pain. Of all of the medical specialties, it is the Ob-Gyn who has the most training and experience in dealing with pelvic pain and pelvic floor disorders. Men, however, have not had such [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:27:19+00:00December 13th, 2013|Awareness, Consumer Alerts, Editorial, Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Jill's Journal, Men's Health, News|Comments Off on Where is a man with pelvic pain supposed to go?

LiRIS® Research Study in IC Patients with Hunner’s Ulcers & Lesions

This is the first of two clinical trial announcements released by the ICN today, both featuring clinical trials for interstitial cystitis. This first study is evaluating the use of LiRIS in the treatment of Hunner's lesions, aka ulcers. Early LiRIS pain studies found that some Hunner's ulcers were responding to treatment, a result we have [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:40:37+00:00October 17th, 2013|Clinical Trials, Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Latest Research, News, Research, Treatments|Comments Off on LiRIS® Research Study in IC Patients with Hunner’s Ulcers & Lesions

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+00:00October 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

Toxic Chemical Exposures Linked to Reproductive Health. How about IC?

Last month, the American College of OB-Gyne's and the American Society for Reproduct Medicine issued a joint statement to URGE better control over the release of toxic chemicals into the environment because of their proven role in a wide variety of devastating medical conditions. Women, infants, children and men suffer needlessly from medical conditions like [...]

By |2017-01-31T13:46:07+00:00October 7th, 2013|Consumer Alerts, Industry News, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News, Self-Help Tips for IC, Bladder & Pelvic Pain|Comments Off on Toxic Chemical Exposures Linked to Reproductive Health. How about IC?