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Allergan Acquires LiRIS® Program from TARIS Biomedical®

20 October, 2014

Exciting news on LiRIS®, the lidocaine pretzel More

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STOP PRESS!!!

30 September, 2014

Overactive Bladder and The COB Foundation are featured in today's Daily Mail! More

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Interstitial Cystitis Sufferer Speaks Out on TV

29 September, 2014

IC sufferer Lauren Sutcliffe, helps to raise awareness of the condition on 'This Morning' More

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DONATING BY TEXT

3 September, 2014

It is now easier than ever to donate to the COB Foundation! More

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COB Conference & AGM Announced

28 August, 2014

Don't miss this rare opportunity to listen to some of the UK's leading specialists for the treatment of bladder illness at COB's Conference and AGM on 25th October 2014. More

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STOP PRESS!! RECOGNITION FOR LOCAL CHARITY AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

12 May, 2014

The Cystitis & Overactive Bladder Foundation (COB) based in Hall Green, Birmingham has scooped two awards in the LUTS National Continence Care Awards! More

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Should An Old Antibiotic be Revived?

9 April, 2014

Bacteria has been resisting modern-day antibiotics making UTI's more difficult to treat successfully. A study in Cape Town, South Africa has indicated successful treatment with an old antibiotic, fosfomycin. More

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New GP Educational Video Available

2 April, 2014

The COB Foundation has produced an educational and informative video to better inform GP's and health care professionals in recognising symptoms early, provide a quicker referral time to aid further diagnosis, the correct care pathway and provide empathy towards those with life debilitating bladder conditions. Existing and newly diagnosed patients suffering with bacterial cystitis, interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome, overactive bladder and incontinence may also find this video of interest. More

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New Stem Cell Research May Offer Hope

27 March, 2014

For the first time, scientists in Sacremento, California, have succeeded in coaxing laboratory cultures of human stem cells to develop into the specialized, unique cells needed to repair a patient’s defective or diseased bladder. The breakthrough, developed at the UC Davis Institute for Regenerative Cures and published today in the scientific journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine, is significant because it provides a pathway to regenerate replacement bladder tissue for patients whose bladders are too small or do not function properly, such as children with spina bifida and adults with spinal cord injuries or bladder cancer. More

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New National Continence Care Awards Announced

10 March, 2014

To help raise the profile of continence issues, the expert group for Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) have announced a new National Continence Care Awards. More

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Specialist Nurse Days

27 February, 2014

Karen Powell, our specialist nurse, will be on hand to offer advice about any bladder issues that you may have on 10th and 24th March. More

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BLADDER SURVEY RESULTS - INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/PAINFUL BLADDER SYNDROME

3 February, 2014

Results coming through from our 2013 Bladder Survey More

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Bladder Survey Results

30 January, 2014

The data has now been processed for our 2013 Bladder Illness Survey and we would like to share with you some of our findings. More

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Support the e-Petition to Measure Pain

27 January, 2014

Over 14 million people in England live with persistent pain, which can affect work, family and daily life. The e-petition seeks "for pain to be discussed, measured, treated and recorded at every appropriate patient contact." Help make a difference and add your name to the petition. More

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Fundraising for COB

21 January, 2014

Will Newsome is raising money for COB at his local Asda store on 7th Feburary. More

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