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Parkinson’s Disease and Your Bladder

November 8, 2019

Anne Pelletier-Cameron, M.D., often jokes to her patients that she’s a female plumber of the lower urinary tract.…
Surgery may benefit women with two types of urinary incontinence

September 18, 2019

Surgery for stress urinary incontinence (leaking that occurs with a cough or sneeze) improves symptoms of another form…
Study reaches multidisciplinary consensus on imaging for kidney stones

September 4, 2019

Each year, over 2 million people visit U.S. emergency departments for suspected renal colic, which typically causes intense…
Study: Helping Some Infants with Fevers Avoid Painful Tests in the ER

August 29, 2019

Being a new parent is scary, but it’s even scarier when your infant is running a fever, as it…
Why initial UTIs increase susceptibility to further infection

August 22, 2019

More than 60% of women will experience a urinary tract infection (UTI) at some point in their lives,…
E. coli superbug strains can persist in healthy women’s guts

July 24, 2019

A recent study of over 1,000 healthy women with no symptoms of urinary tract infections showed nearly 9…
Cranberry oligosaccharides might help prevent UTIs

May 3, 2019

Many people have heard that drinking cranberry juice can help prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs). Although clinical trials…
Zinc could help as non-antibiotic treatment for UTIs

March 12, 2019

New details about the role of zinc in our immune system could help the development of new non-antibiotic…
Cell-free DNA may be key to monitoring urinary tract infections

August 6, 2018

A new method for testing urinary tract infections yields more information than what conventional methods can offer, according…
Women Cyclists Prone to Common Gynecologic Issues But Not Serious Urinary Dysfunction

March 20, 2018

Women bicycle riders are more likely to experience urinary tract infections, genital numbness and saddle sores, but not…
Decoy molecules target E. coli to treat UTIs in mice

March 13, 2018

Half of all women will experience the pain and burning of a urinary tract infection (UTI) at some…
Antibiotic resistance in children’s E. coli is high when commonly prescribed antibiotics are used

February 12, 2018

Antibiotic resistance is one of the most serious global health threats faced in modern medicine. The threat of…
Catheters must be single use only – reusing them increases the risk of infections

December 27, 2017

People with spinal injuries have to use catheters to empty their bladders. These devices are typically single use…
UTI treatment reduces E. coli, may offer alternative to antibiotics

June 15, 2017

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common infections, and they tend to come back again and…
Vaginal bacteria can trigger recurrent UTIs, study shows

April 2, 2017

About half of all women will experience urinary tract infections in their lifetimes, and despite treatment, about a…
Novel approach shows promise against UTIs

December 16, 2016

New compounds called C-mannosides have been shown to prevent these bacteria from attaching to the bladder wall, a…
Could an iron-grabbing molecule help prevent UTIs? New vaccine shows promise in mice

November 8, 2016

For most invading bacteria, the bladder is not a friendly place. But for those that have figured out…
Researchers identify protein critical in causing chronic UTIs

September 26, 2016

Researchers have identified a potential way to prevent chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs). Their research points to a…
Cranberry Compound May Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

March 9, 2016

A new cranberry bioactive component that has the potential to control urinary tract infections (UTIs) has been identified…
Revealed: the awful anchor that lets urinary tract infections take hold

January 14, 2016

To establish an infection in the urinary tract, bacteria must be able to withstand the tremendous forces of…
Preventing blockages faced by many long-term catheter users

December 14, 2015

New research could lead to new treatments to prevent blockages and urinary tract infections experienced by many long-term…
New clinical trial to investigate alternative treatment to antibiotics for Urinary Tract Infection

September 28, 2015

A new treatment approach for tackling urinary tract infection has been developed by researchers at the University of…
DNA sequencing to improve treatment of urinary infections

September 20, 2015

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) could be treated more quickly and efficiently using a DNA sequencing device the size…
Why does coffee make you…‘go’?

August 14, 2015

It’s Monday, and most of us need to reach for a cup of joe to get through the…
Structures Reveal Basis of Recurring Urinary Tract Infections

July 30, 2015

While the best antibiotics can wipe out most of the bacteria that cause notoriously difficult urinary tract infections,…
Using garlic to combat antimicrobial resistant urinary tract infections

July 9, 2015

Garlic extract may be an effective weapon against multi-drug resistant strains of pathogenic bacteria associated with urinary tract…
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