News tagged with urinary tract infections
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(Medical Xpress)—The chief medical officer for Britain's Department of Health has issued a warning that resistance to bacteria is a more urgent threat to humanity than global warming, with bacteria becoming ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (36) | 40 |
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found new clues to why some urinary tract infections recur persistently after multiple rounds of treatment.
Medical research Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
An experimental treatment for urinary tract infections has easily passed its first test in animals, alleviating weeks-long infections in mice in as little as six hours.
Medical research Nov 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Women suffering from recurring urinary tract infections may carry a particularly hearty strain of E. coli bacteria that flourishes in both the gut and the bladder, and can migrate back and forth ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
It's a basic, reasonable question: How much will this cost me? For patients in the emergency room, the answer all too often is a mystery.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Estrogen levels drop dramatically in menopause, a time when the risk of urinary tract infections increases significantly.
Immunology Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
One of the first studies to compare patients who see their doctors in person to those who receive care through the Internet, known as an e-visit, underscores both the promise and the pitfalls of this technology.
Health Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
As a result of concerns about antibiotic resistance, doctors in the United States are increasingly prescribing newer, more costly and more powerful antibiotics to treat urinary tract infections, one of the most common illnesses ...
Medications Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A 2008 shift in Medicare/Medicaid policy that cut off reimbursements for costs related to preventable infections in hospitals did not improve infection rates, new research indicates.
Health Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Use of cranberry-containing products appears to be associated with prevention of urinary tract infections in some individuals, according to a study that reviewed the available medical literature and was published by Archives of ...
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Urologic conditions like urinary tract infections, kidney stones, and prostate cancer are a major economic burden on Americans, resulting in health care costs of close to $40 billion annually, according to a newly released ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Urinary tract infections are common conditions that occur when bacteria from the intestines enter the urinary tract. New research, however, suggests that the bacteria causing these infections may come from contaminated food ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from the University of Utah have identified a process by which the most common types of urinary tract infection-causing bacteria are able to trigger bladder cell shedding and disable immune responses. According ...
Medical research Jan 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In premenopausal women who have repeated urinary tract infections (UTIs), the antibiotic trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) appeared more effective than cranberry capsules for preventing recurrent infections, at the ...
Medications Jul 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Older adults represent an important and growing demographic in emergency departments (ED) across the country, with urinary tract infections (UTIs) being one of the leading causes for ED visits. In fact, UTIs, which can progress ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0