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International team gets new award to research the causes of bladder problems
Date:12/10/2007

An international research project which aims to solve why some people feel the constant need to urinate a condition that affects one in every six adults - has received a prestigious new 420,000 award from the leading UKbased urology journal and charity BJU International.

Researchers from the UK and the Netherlands have teamed up to take the next steps in a collaborative project that was started in Newcastle upon Tyne and Maastricht by Professor James Gillespie and Dr Gommert Van Koeveringe in 2003. The funding will help them to establish one of Europes leading research teams into the subject.

For many people the constant sensation of needing to go to the bathroom dominates and complicates their life, explains James Gillespie, who is Professor of Human Physiology in the Medical School at Newcastle University and a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences at Maastricht University.

Studies in the USA and Europe suggest that one in six adults over the age of 40 suffer from an overactive bladder, making it more common than arthritis, heart disease, asthma or diabetes. In many cases the problem is so severe that more than a third of sufferers experience regular and very distressing incontinence.

The problem becomes even more common with age, with one in two people over 70 being affected. We have to find a way to help all these people.

We are delighted to have received the very first BJU International Collaborative Research Award, adds urologist Dr Van Koeveringe, who is Medical Director of the Pelvic Care Centre at Maastricht University.

This funding will enable us to bring together teams of scientists and clinicians to develop new concepts which seek to explain the medical reasons why some people feel the constant urge to urinate.

We hope that this unique combination of expertise and backgrounds will allow us to develop better ways to identify, manage and treat this
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