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Read all the latest news from the UK and around the world on bladder and bowel related issues, including research, events and policy matters.

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Last updated: 13/11/2013

CQC Consultation Launch 9th April 2014 - on new approach to inspecting and rating care services

23/04/2014

Labour MP Jim Dobbin receives answer to written question on continence services

23/04/2014

Chronic prostate inflammation tied to nearly double risk of prostate cancer

23/04/2014

Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon Watchful Waiting Approach

23/04/2014

Pregnant woman short 30p denied toilet at Burger King in Brighton

23/04/2014

Practices to reduce prevalence of catheter-associated UTIs

11/04/2014

Improved quality of life and lower societal costs achievable with new care pathway for incontinence

11/04/2014

D4D (Devices for Dignity) Unmet Needs Questionnaire

11/04/2014

D4D (Devices for Dignity) Unmet Needs Questionnaire

11/04/2014

B&BF Publishes their First Newsletter - and its free!

10/04/2014

Parliamentary & Health Service Ombudsman calls for a joined-up complaints system

09/04/2014

New test could accurately predict prostate cancer recurrence

09/04/2014

New method for prostate cancer detection can save millions of men painful examination

09/04/2014

Prostate cancer patients given brachytherapy more likely to maintain erectile function

09/04/2014

Certain Colon Cancer Patients Might Benefit From Aspirin, Study Says

09/04/2014

Continence Advisor or Continence Physiotherapist? Do you know who does what?

03/04/2014

Six Ways to Lower Your Risk for Colon Cancer

02/04/2014

Urine Test Could Help Predict Recurrence of Bladder Cancer

02/04/2014

Gut Bacteria May Play Role in Crohns Disease

02/04/2014

2 Surgeries Work Equally Well for Female Incontinence, Study Finds

02/04/2014

Women Still Left Out of Medical Research: Report

02/04/2014

Clinical Trial Identifies Women Most Likely To Benefit From Vaginal Mesh Surgery

02/04/2014

New Therapy May Shrink Enlarged Prostate With Fewer Side Effects: Study

02/04/2014

GDG members wanted for NICE guideline on transition from childrens to adults services

27/03/2014

Kings Fund publishes report on making health and care systems fit for an ageing population

14/03/2014

New and Emerging Technologies for Urinary and Faecal Incontinence

14/03/2014

NICE are Recruiting

14/03/2014

What Do You Think Of Our Facebook Campaign Name Love Your Gusset?

07/03/2014

Researchers Uncover the Secret Behind Bowel Movements

06/03/2014

Dogs Can Be Trained to Detect Prostate Cancer by Smelling Urine

28/02/2014

More Power to the Cranberry: Study Shows the Juice is Better than Extracts at Fighting Bacterial Infections

28/02/2014

Selenium and vitamin E supplements increase prostate cancer risk

28/02/2014

Why Not Share Your Experiences of Care

27/02/2014

Check out our Fundraising page to see who is up for the challenge in 2014!

19/02/2014

Proton therapy for prostate cancer results in long-term patient survival and excellent quality of life

14/02/2014

Researchers have shed light on a new mechanism by which prostate cancer develops

14/02/2014

When you always gotta go...

14/02/2014

Bladder cancer subtypes genetically similar to breast cancer subtypes

14/02/2014

Channel 4s Embarrassing Bodies: Live from the Clinic is back in April

12/02/2014

Channel 4s Embarrassing Bodies: Live from the Clinic is back in April

12/02/2014

Are you looking for catheterisation training or looking to update your catheterisation skills?

12/02/2014

Antibiotics for lower urinary tract infection in children

12/02/2014

At-Home Stool Test for Colon Cancer Called Accurate, But Not Foolproof

12/02/2014

Smoking causes earlier menopause in some white women

07/02/2014

Radiotherapy plus hormone therapy cuts prostate cancer death in half

07/02/2014

Treatment decisions significantly modified by Myriads prolaris for prostate cancer

07/02/2014

Targeting sleeper agent cells in bones of prostate cancer patients

07/02/2014

TCGA bladder cancer study reveals potential drug targets

07/02/2014

NICE Publication of the Faecal Incontinence Quality Standard

06/02/2014

NHS England Recruitment Opportunities

06/02/2014

Classification system for bladder cancer prognosis

31/01/2014

Chairman of NICE says patients should adopt pushier attitude to get drugs they need

29/01/2014

Liquid biopsy a potential test for bladder cancer

29/01/2014

Teenage births fall 8% in 12 months

29/01/2014

New Prostate Cancer drugs may not target root cause of the disease, York scientists warn

29/01/2014

New research: Cranberry concentrate reduces risk of urinary tract infections in elderly

24/01/2014

Post-Surgical Tests Might Help Spot Colon Cancers Return

24/01/2014

Possible explanation for link between exercise & improved prostate cancer outcomes

24/01/2014

Clinical Tutors and a Clinical Helpline Post Available with B&BF

23/01/2014

Prostate cancer risk may be reduced by melatonin

22/01/2014

Therapy improves urinary incontinence, defecatory dysfunction and pelvic pain in women

17/01/2014

Use Certain Laxatives with Caution

16/01/2014

Daily antibiotics most effective in preventing recurrent urinary tract infection

16/01/2014

E. Coli Superbug May Pose Major Health Threat: Study

08/01/2014

Type of Surgical Anesthesia Might Influence Prostate Cancers Return

08/01/2014

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