Neuromodulation startup raises $17.3M for implantable device that treats incontinence

SoCal startup Axonics Modulation Technologies has raised $17.3 million, according to a new regulatory filing. Based in Irvine, the startup is developing implantable sacral neuromodulation devices that treat conditions like overactive bladder and fecal incontinence. A representative for Axonics said that it’s not yet speaking publicly about this financing. Just last year, it raised an […]

Male incontinence startup nabs $5M, chases post-prostate cancer surgery market

Targeting a 2 million-strong patient market in the U.S., startup GT Urological is developing an implantable fake sphincter that can help men control incontinence.┬áThe Minneapolis company just raised $5 million, according to a regulatory filing. The company’s developed an implantable prosthesis called the Phenix Artificial Urinary Sphincter, which treats moderate to severe male stress urinary […]

Following the demographics, P&G gets back into the adult diaper business

It’s easy to talk about Baby Boomers and how America is getting older, but nothing makes that demographic shift clearer than diaper sales. The Wall Street Journal reported last week that sales of diapers for adults with incontinence are rising much faster than diapers for babies. Over the past 15 years, U.S. sales of incontinence […]