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8.13.19 | Clinician
Understanding Urologic Health in Women Across the Lifespan

SWHR convened an interdisciplinary scientific roundtable focused on understanding urologic health in women across the lifespan, as women and girls are disproportionately affected by bladder health issues like urinary incontinence and urinary tract infections.

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Shining a Spotlight on Women’s Bladder Health

Women and girls are disproportionately affected by bladder health issues like urinary incontinence and urinary tract infections, which can significantly disrupt daily life. Yet many women are hesitant to talk to their health care providers due to lack of awareness and stigma around bladder conditions.

Survey of School Nurses Reveals Lack of Bathroom Policies and Bladder Health Education

In an online survey developed by SWHR, a majority of school nurses reported that the pre-K-12 schools they work for do not have written policies on student bathroom use and do not have education for students and teachers on bladder health.

More Than Just Anatomy: Sex Differences in the Lower Urinary Tract

A new SWHR report highlights how improving our knowledge about sex differences in cell biology in the female and male lower urinary tract may help stimulate breakthroughs in the diagnosis and management of urinary dysfunction for both women and men.

Sex Differences in Lower Urinary Tract Biology and Physiology

The biological differences between women and men go beyond basic anatomy. Researchers must consider sex differences down to the cellular […]

School Nurses’ Experience of Toileting Behaviors in American Schools

SWHR conducted an online survey of school nurses about school bathroom policies and bladder health education. Most school nurses reported […]

Innovating for Continence Conference Poster

SWHR staff presented a poster, Urological Health in Women Across the Lifespan: An Interdisciplinary Research Network, at the Innovating for […]

10.31.16 | Urology
SWHR Welcomes New Member to Urology Network

SWHR is pleased to welcome Mary Happel Palmer, RN, PhD, FAAN, AGSF, to the Interdisciplinary Network on Urological Health in Women.

Women’s Urological Health as a Priority to the Well-Woman Visit

In this Letter to the Editor to Women’s Health Issues, members of SWHR’s Interdisciplinary Network on Urological Health in Women strongly […]

Expert Panel Recommendations on Lower Urinary Tract Health of Women Across Their Life Span

Urologic and kidney problems are common in women across their life span and can significantly affect daily life, including physical […]