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  • Strain of E. Coli Spread From Poultry to People, Study Suggests

  • Alarming Rise in Antibiotic-Resistant UTIs in U.S.: Study

  • Yoga May Be Right Move Against Urinary Incontinence

  • Pregnant Women Still Getting UTI Meds Linked to Birth Defects

  • Did Your Urinary Infection Come From a Chicken Coop?
    Poultry samples with bacteria were found to have same genetic fingerprints as some infected patients' urine

  • Hate UTIs? One Simple Step Can Cut the Risk
    Adding more water to daily routine lowered odds for the infections

  • 8 Ways College Women Can Protect Their Health
    Awareness and follow-up are keys to avoiding gynecologic problems, expert advises

  • Medical Reality Catches Up to Science Fiction
    Scientists unveil their Star Trek-like 'tricorder' to track human health

  • Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure
    Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

  • Ick! Synthetic Mucus Could Battle Dangerous Bugs
    Researchers are working on lab-grown versions to control disease-causing bacteria

  • Cranberry Products May Not Prevent UTIs: Study
    In female nursing home residents, cranberry capsules didn't affect infection rate

  • Protein in Breast Milk May Reduce Hospital Infections in Preemies
    Lactoferrin is safe for newborns and might prevent pneumonia and meningitis, researchers say

  • Botox Beats Implant for Urinary Incontinence in Women
    But both have side effects that may affect your choice, researchers say

  • Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients' Demand
    Women prefer female doctors, but urology has one of the largest gender gaps in medicine, researchers say

  • Dangerous Urinary Tract Infections Common in Nursing Homes
    Study found 1 in 20 residents developed a UTI in average month, but many facilities lack preventive measures

  • Program Cut Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
    Study found new training method led to fewer cases of painful, potentially dangerous infections

  • Antibiotic Resistance Common in Kids' Urinary Tract Infections
    Researchers say threat is worrisome because children are at high risk of kidney complications

  • Cranberry Juice for Urinary Tract Infection?
    Specialist says grocery-store varieties aren't strong enough for the job

  • Botox Eases Overactive Bladder, 2 Studies Find
    Skin smoother brought relief for majority -- but not all -- of patients who got injections for urinary incontinence

  • Childhood Urinary Tract Infection May Bring Lasting Harm to Kidneys
    But researchers report that 3 factors spot risk as well as painful catheter/X-ray does

  • E. Coli 'Superbug' May Pose Major Health Threat: Study
    Drug-resistant H30-Rx strain can lead to blood infection, researchers say

  • Urine Tests Don't Always Confirm Urinary Infections, Study Finds
    Doctors can rely on symptoms to start treatment, experts say

  • Urinary Tract Infection Often Puts Older Men in Hospital
    Pinpointing high-risk patients could improve treatment, save health care dollars, researchers say

  • Signs of Potential Trouble for Nursing Home Residents
    Multiple hospitalizations for dehydration, certain infections raise risk of death, study finds

  • Can You Skip Antibiotics for Urinary Tract Infection?
    In small study, UTI symptoms cleared on their own for most women, but an expert urges caution

  • Could Adaptable Bacteria Cause Repeat Urinary Tract Infections?
    Study of 4 women found E. coli that 'migrated' and thrived

  • Costs of ER Visits Vary in U.S., Study Finds
    Urinary tract infections, kidney stones most expensive among top 10 outpatient conditions

  • How Long Should Men's Urinary Infections Be Treated?
    Extended course of antibiotics doesn't reduce repeat infections, study finds

  • Botox Injections: Option for Urge Incontinence?
    The drug worked as well as standard pills in head-to-head study, but is not fully approved for that use

  • Burnt-Out Nurses Linked to More Hospital Infections
    Reducing job-related emotional exhaustion among nurses could benefit patients, cut costs, study says

  • More Proof Cranberry Juice Thwarts Infection
    Popular folk remedy holds up in analysis of 13 previous studies on urinary tract infections

  • 'Sling' Implant May Cut Risk of Incontinence After Prolapse Surgery
    But experts caution that second procedure carries its own risks

  • Germs Behind Urinary Tract Infections Becoming More Resistant to Drugs
    Common antibiotics are not as effective as they used to be, researchers warn

  • Smelly Urine a Red Flag for Kids' UTI
    Symptom should prompt doctors to test for urinary infection, study shows

  • E. Coli in Chicken Linked to Urinary Tract Infections
    Study found genetic fingerprints of poultry bacteria matched those found in patients

  • Infections Might Raise Stroke Risk in Children: Study
    However, parents should note that incidence is rare, researchers say

  • Dementia May Lead to Avoidable Hospitalizations
    Two-thirds of admissions in these patients are for preventable illnesses, study finds

  • Weight Loss May Boost Sex Life of Obese, Diabetic Men
    Cutting calories can also have positive effects on urinary tract function, researchers say

  • Antibiotics Beat Cranberries at Fighting Urinary Tract Infections in Study
    Protected against recurrence twice as long as cranberry extract pill, researchers say

  • New Treatment for Urinary Tract Infections Called Promising
    Probiotic could help prevent, treat recurring infections, researchers say

  • Doctors Issue New Guidelines on Spotting, Treating Enlarged Prostate
    Urologists' group lowers age at which the condition becomes a concern, from 50 to 45

  • Health Tip: Urinary Tract Infections Are Common in Children
    Here are typical risk factors

  • Reminders Spur Hospital Staff to Remove Patient Catheters
    Systems that promote timely action can cut rate of urinary tract infections, researchers say

  • Antibiotic Resistance Can Last a Year, Review Finds
    Experts urge more careful use of the drugs in primary care

  • Health Tip: It Hurts When I Urinate
    Don't ignore this symptom of infection

  • Health Tip: Symptoms That May Indicate a Urinary Tract Infection
    When to head to the doctor

  • Foodborne E. Coli Suspected in Urinary Tract Infections
    Experts caution, though, that no direct link has been found

  • Health Tip: What Causes Urinary Tract Infections in Women?
    When certain bacteria enter the urinary tract

  • Preventive Antibiotics Help Some Kids Fend Off Urinary Infections
    Modest reduction may be worthwhile for those most at risk, experts say

  • Bladder Problems May Often Be Related to Mental Health
    Sexual trauma also associated with women's urinary tract symptoms, survey finds

  • Progress Made Toward Vaccine for Urinary Infections
    Tests on mice show success against E. coli, a common cause

  • Finding May Lead to New Drugs for Urinary Infections
    Researchers seek way to destroy bad, not good, E. coli

  • Cranberries May Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections
    Their high acid content inhibits bacterial growth, experts say

  • Many Ignore Symptoms of Bladder Trouble
    November is health awareness month, so check with a physician if you're in pain

  • Low Levels of Brain Chemical May Control Appetite
    Finding could lead to new drugs in fight against obesity, study says

  • ED Drug Relieves Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
    In men with enlarged prostates, daily Cialis showed benefit without side effects

  • Study Explains How Cranberries Prevent Urinary Infections
    Juice changes properties of bacteria to form barrier against illness

  • Health Tip: Prevent Urinary Tract Infections in Women
    But if you have symptoms, contact a doctor

  • Pelvic Floor Disorders Affect 1 in 3 Women
    Incontinence, dropped organs not just a function of age, study reports

  • Health Tip: Painful Urination
    Here are possible causes

  • Hospitals Score Poorly on Preventing Urinary Tract Infection
    Most don't even do basic monitoring of catheterized patients, study found

  • Cipro Beats Augmentin In Treating Urinary Tract Infections
    Researcher adds that Cipro shouldn't be first-line treatment, however

  • More Cranberry Juice Better Against Urinary Tract Infections
    Researchers find evidence that 8 ounces are more effective than 4