Wed 09, Nov 2016
There is considerable research linking incontinence to depression, including postnatal depression, which affects one in seven new mothers.
Thu 27, Oct 2016
It's either benign prostatic hyperplasia or benign prostatic hypertropy, and both will cause constriction of the urinary tract.
Thu 13, Oct 2016
Research has been telling us for years that women with osteoporosis are at greater risk of incontinence. We also know that incontinence, particularly urge incontinence, increases a person’s risk of falling over. This osteoarthritis-incontinence double whammy puts people – particularly older women - at a greater risk of bone fractures compared to the rest of the population.
Thu 29, Sep 2016
October is Droptober month. There are many good reasons to drop down to a healthy weight - and your pelvic floor will thank you for it.
Thu 22, Sep 2016
Sure, get fit for summer, but don’t make these seven common mistakes that can exacerbate bladder leakage.
Thu 15, Sep 2016
The Continence Foundation has several resources for people affected by stroke, their carers and health professionals.
Thu 08, Sep 2016
It’s RUOK Day (September 8). Incontinence, one of the least spoken-about health conditions, puts younger women at a higher risk of depression.
Thu 01, Sep 2016
September is Dementia Awareness Month, and the Continence Foundation has several resources to support family members and care givers of people affected by dementia and incontinence.
Thu 25, Aug 2016
Is the advertising spiel around waist trainers to be believed?
Tue 16, Aug 2016
Applications for rural and remote registered nurses and physiotherapists to attend the national conference are now open
Thu 04, Aug 2016
Videos of two of our guest presenters at the World Continence Week breakfast launch are now available for viewing on our youtube channel.
Fri 29, Jul 2016
The winner of CFA's Continence Week Promotion Competition goes to...
Thu 28, Jul 2016
The prospect of earlier death from preventable diseases compared to women has yet to convince some men to adopt healthier lifestyles. Perhaps the prospect of erectile problems might provide some motivation.
Thu 21, Jul 2016
Someone in Australia is diagnosed with diabetes every five minutes, and there are more than 4,400 amputations every year as a result of diabetes.
Thu 30, Jun 2016
Easy English fact sheets for people who have difficulty reading mainstream texts are now available for download.
Thu 23, Jun 2016
It's World Continence Week and news about our members' health promotion events around the country is coming in daily.
Thu 23, Jun 2016
We're pleased to announce the winner of the continence helpline video survey draw
Fri 17, Jun 2016
New research shows that more than three quarters of Australians experiencing bladder leakage prefer to put up with the embarrassing problem than seek professional help, despite the fact most cases can be prevented, cured or better managed.
Thu 09, Jun 2016
The prospect of an earlier death from preventable diseases compared to women has yet to convince some men to adopt healthier lifestyles. Perhaps the prospect of erectile problems, along with bladder and bowel consequences, might provide some motivation.
Fri 03, Jun 2016
Bridge Winter 2016 edition is out now!
Thu 02, Jun 2016
Incontinence: a smelly and embarrassing problem frequently experienced by your elderly grandmother, right? Well, no actually.
Thu 26, May 2016
It's Arthritis Awareness Week May 29-June 4. Some of the measures taken by people with arthritis to avoid urinary leakage, may in fact be exacerbating their incontinence.
Thu 19, May 2016
It's Exercise Right Week May 23-27, and a timely reminder about why we need to protect our pelvic floor when exercising.
Tue 17, May 2016
Burmese and Japanese language fact sheets on incontinence are available on CFA website
Thu 12, May 2016
Kidney Health Week is coming up (May 22-28), which is an ideal time to reinforce the Continence Foundation's and Kidney Health Australia's position on how much we should drink each day.
Thu 05, May 2016
May 3 is World Asthma Day. Even though Asthma is a condition affecting the respiratory system, it can often have other impacts that aren’t quite as obvious.
Thu 28, Apr 2016
Nocturia, or waking up at night more than twice, is often considered trivial. However, its cost to individuals and society is considerable.
Thu 21, Apr 2016
Nominations for the 2016 Carer of the Year are now open. By nominating a carer, you are acknowledging the extraordinary sacrifices and contribution they make to our society.
Thu 14, Apr 2016
During World Continence Week (June 20-26), a major focus will be on improving access to information for the one in five Australians living with disability.
Wed 06, Apr 2016
It’s World Parkinson’s Day on April 11. While the external symptoms of Parkinson’s may be immediately apparent, it is the unseen symptoms that can cause the most distress.