News

  • World Continence Week / Bladder Diary Day

    This is the International Continence Society's World Continence Week.  The goal is to bring the attention of the public and health authorities to the enormous prevalence of bladder problems, especially urinary incontinence.  Dr. Payne has recently been elected as a Trustee of the ICS.
    One project is Bladder Diary Day.  The goal is specifically to learn more about normal bladder function; we have...

  • The Threat of Superbugs

    Antibiotic Resistance: “How does it impact urology?”
     
    Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, recently told a group of reporters that the next pandemic is "not the thing that we don't know, but something that's hiding in plain sight". (http://cnsnews.com/news/article/susan-jones/cdc-chief-next-pandemic-hiding-plain-sight)  He was referring to the...

  • Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecology Society and International Urogynecology Association, Washington, D.C.

    Drs. Payne & Potts co-direct a workshop entitled "Integration of Physiotherapy in Urogynecological Clinical Setting" at the joint Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecology Society and International Urogynecology Association, Washington, D.C.

  • 37 Million Incontinent Seniors

    A report from the National Center for Health Statistics detailing the extent of the problem of urinary incontinence in senior citizens was picked up by Judith Graham of the New York Times this week (http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/07/22/an-emotional-burden-rarely-discussed/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0).  Data suggest that 37 million seniors who live independently suffer from incontinence...

  • Dr. Payne is an Invited Participant in an International Meeting Organized By the American Pain Society

    Dr. Payne is an invited participant in an international meeting organized by the American Pain Society to develop a new classifcation system for pelvic/visceral pain, Annapolis, MD. He will be working as a member of the group on Visceral, Pelvic and Urogenital Pain.

  • Chronic pelvic pain meets late night TV

    Drs. Potts & Payne co-direct an instructional course entitled "Chronic pelvic pain meets late night TV" at the annual meeting of the American Urologic Association, Orlando, FL.