What are researchers discovering about IC/PBS?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Researchers are working on learning the causes of interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome. Some scientists are studying how particles that make up urine might harm the bladder. Researchers are also looking at various symptoms of IC/PBS and how medications can alleviate these symptoms. Another goal of research is the development of diagnostic testing that is less invasive than current options.

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