From Idea to Product


Ask the right questions  In our current project to develop a device for women to manage stress urinary incontinence (SUI) based on the same principles of a surgical solution without the surgery, we initially focused on the device functionality, that it should be designed to best support the mid-urethra and thereby hinder urine leakage. As … Continue reading From Idea to Product

What is Freedom?


Freedom, generally, is having an ability to act or change without constraint.   We cannot always be free to do as we please, but as a ground rule, any freedoms we have are often incredibly precious to us. Some we are very aware of, others we take for granted. Either way, if our freedoms are … Continue reading What is Freedom?

The Health of Women


Women have unique health issues.  They include pregnancy, menopause, and conditions of the female organs. Women and men also have many of the same health problems. But these problems can affect women differently. For example, women are more likely than men are to experience urinary tract problems. Urinary incontinence affects twice as many women as men due to the way … Continue reading The Health of Women

Empowerment


empowerment ɛmˈpaʊəm(ə)nt/ noun “the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one’s life and claiming one’s rights.” How might we empower women in their daily lives?