Natural Products as Treatments for Urinary Incontinence

Workshop 5

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Pre-registration for this workshop is required. https://www.ics.org/2021/register

Workshop Schedule

08:30

Russ Chess-Williams

08:35

Kylie Mansfield

08:55

Betty Exintaris

09:15

Iris Lim

09:35

Donna Jayne Sellers

09:55

All

Aims & Objectives

Basic
90 minutes
Pharmacology
Pure and Applied Science / Translational
Natural products Alternative therapies Complimentary medicines
Pure and Applied Science

The aim of this workshop it to discuss the natural products that are being used to treat urinary incontinence, including Chinese herbal remedies and plant extracts such as phytoestrogens and saw palmetto. The main objective is to provide an understanding of the mechanisms of action of these natural products, their adverse effects and their interactions with other drugs. The workshop will also cover other treatments such as cranberries as natural products to reduce catheter infections. Finally, lubricin, a natural product will be presented as a potential alternative treatment on the horizon. The workshop will use Interactive online polling, quizzes and Q&A.

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