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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

MASTER: a clinical trial for urinary incontinence after prostate surgery

10/09/2014

Exercise Might Curb His Nightly Trips to the Bathroom

10/09/2014

A form of acupuncture may help relieve chronic constipation

10/09/2014

Tomato-rich diet lowers prostate cancer risks

10/09/2014

NHS England is looking to recruit a patient and public voice representative

10/09/2014

New Fact Sheet on Bowel Prolapse Available

03/09/2014

Practical advice on receiving care in the NHS, for people with Overactive Bladder

03/09/2014

Participants Required for Stroke Association

22/08/2014

We have added new catheter products to our website

22/08/2014

A national review of choices in end of life care - Consultation paper

21/08/2014

New B&BF Paediatric Helpline Service

21/08/2014

Gut Bacteria May Reveal Colon Cancer, Study Finds

21/08/2014

Good News for Chili Lovers

21/08/2014

Long after acute attacks, diverticulitis patients show psychological, physical symptoms

21/08/2014

Patient information: Treatment of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome

13/08/2014

Childhood Urinary Tract Infection May Bring Lasting Harm to Kidneys

13/08/2014

Invitation to the NHS Citizens Assembly

07/08/2014

Toilet Truckers July Newsletter Available

01/08/2014

Summer Issue of Vista is Now Available

01/08/2014

Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence

30/07/2014

Bowel cancer breakthrough may benefit thousands of patients

30/07/2014

Carbs turned into colorectal cancer

30/07/2014

Scientists identify proteins involved in Crohns disease

30/07/2014

Early onset prostate cancer a newly identified, more aggressive subtype often linked to genetic mutations

30/07/2014

Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence

30/07/2014

New praising comments added to our testimonials page - take a look

18/07/2014

Bacterial communities may play a role in female urgency urinary incontinence

18/07/2014

Vasectomy linked with aggressive prostate cancer risk

18/07/2014

NHS chief executive announces plan to give patients financial control of their own care

17/07/2014

Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says

17/07/2014

Vitamin D found to increase bowel cancer survival odds

17/07/2014

The risk of inflammatory bowel diseases halved in children growing up on a livestock farm

17/07/2014

Perineal tear during childbirth and recurrence rate in subsequent pregnancies

17/07/2014

Not As It Seams campaign covered in Daily Mail

16/07/2014

NICE Quality Standards Advisory Committee recruitment information

09/07/2014

Health Select Committee publishes report on managing the care of people with long-term conditions

04/07/2014

General information about urethral cancer

03/07/2014

Toilet Truckers June Newsletter

03/07/2014

Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence

02/07/2014

Fancy a peek at a unique David Emanuel dress design.....All is not as it seams!

25/06/2014

Read Belindas Story

25/06/2014

Popular Crohns, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study

25/06/2014

New Patient Story Added - Please Read Belindas Story

25/06/2014

World Continence Week 23rd June - 29th June 2014

23/06/2014

B&BF Joins Facebook!

06/06/2014

NICE seeks new member for its independent advisory committee on the use of medical technologies

04/06/2014

New Fact Sheet Now Available for PTNS

30/05/2014

New B&BF Vacancy Based in Kettering - Operational Clinical Manager

29/05/2014

CQC Business Plan 2014-15 to 2015-16

29/05/2014

Immunotherapy for prostate cancer in sight

28/05/2014

Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find

28/05/2014

NICE seeks new members for its independent advisory committees on the use of health technologies

23/05/2014

Anal sphincter lesions due to episiotomy during labor may be prevented by new technique

22/05/2014

B&BFs Clinical Manager talks on BBC Radio Gloucester

22/05/2014

CQC First Consultation Ending Soon - on new approach to inspecting and rating care services

21/05/2014

Overactive bladder may be due to bacteria in urine

21/05/2014

Removal of Faulty Mesh for Incontinence May Not Improve Womens Symptoms

21/05/2014

Vacancies - Clinical Tutors Required

21/05/2014

Welsh Health Minister announces immediate review of care for elderly patients in Welsh hospitals

16/05/2014

Labour MP Jim Dobbin has received an answer to his written question

16/05/2014

B&BF Attends The Inaugural National Continence Care Awards

14/05/2014

NICE Safe Staffing Guideline

14/05/2014

New NICE Guidelines Published on Constipation in Children and Young People

14/05/2014

Recruitment to the Quality Standard Advisory Committee for Urinary tract infections in adults

14/05/2014

MS Trust Continence Question Time

14/05/2014

D4D (Devices for Dignity) Unmet Needs Questionnaire

12/05/2014

NICE Invitation to apply for standing committee member positions (Clinical Guidelines Update Programme)

09/05/2014

The Department of Health publishes Governments mandate to Health Education England for 2014-2015

09/05/2014

Drug pair cuts childrens urinary infections up to 80 percent

07/05/2014

Vitamin D deficiency may predict aggressive prostate cancer

07/05/2014

eNose that sniffs out prostate cancer shows promise

07/05/2014

NICE publishes infection prevention and control quality standard

02/05/2014

NICE seeks applications for committee membership of quality standard on urinary tract infections in adults

30/04/2014

Your Digestive Tracts Surface Is the Size of a Studio Apartment

30/04/2014

Aspirins Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer May Depend on Your Genes

30/04/2014

Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids

30/04/2014

Women with urinary incontinence benefit from specialised yoga program

30/04/2014

Bowel cancer screening uptake needs to improve

24/04/2014

Hope for early bowel cancer DNA test

24/04/2014

Half of prostate cancer misdiagnosed!

24/04/2014

Our Services are Helping Others

24/04/2014

New Fact Sheet on Urodynamics Available

24/04/2014

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

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

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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