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Urinary tract infection: Why it's so common in women? Symptoms, prevention

Urinary tract infection: Why it's so common in women? Symptoms, prevention

And if you're a woman, your chance of getting a urinary tract infection is high. This is because the urethra is shorter in women than in men, and it is closer to the anus, making it more likely that bacteria are transferred to the bladder.

Jun 27, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
Five things you should never do if you have UTI

Five things you should never do if you have UTI

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that occures in any part of your urinary system - kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra.

Jan 29, 2017, 00:04 AM IST

Can bladder cancer be prevented? Know your symptoms, risk!

Bladder cancer is the seventh most common cancer in males worldwide.

Oct 19, 2016, 10:26 AM IST
Urinary tract infection symptoms: Try these home remedies for fast relief! (Watch slideshow)

Urinary tract infection symptoms: Try these home remedies for fast relief! (Watch slideshow)

Try these home remedies for fast relief! (Watch slideshow)

Aug 04, 2016, 10:46 AM IST

Tree bark extract holds promise for bladder, kidney cancer patients

Two new studies have shown that botanical extract honokiol, a biologically active molecule isolated from the bark of Magnolia spp., holds promise as an adjunct treatment for aggressive bladder and kidney cancers.

May 31, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

Docs reconstruct artificial bladder of 17-yr-old before kidney transplant

A 17-year-old boy combating three life-threatening problems is now on the path to recovery thanks to doctors at a private hospital here who reconstructed an artificial bladder before taking him through a kidney transplant.

Mar 26, 2015, 18:29 PM IST

Aus researchers develop medical tool for multiple sclerosis

Australian researchers are working on a clinical trial aimed at improving the lives of those suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS).

Apr 07, 2014, 13:37 PM IST

New breakthrough could help thwart recurrent urinary tract infections

Researchers have shown that when chitosan - used in agriculture as a seed treatment and biopesticide - is given in conjunction with antibiotics, it assists the bladder in ridding itself of "reservoir" populations of bacteria that live in its deeper layers and potentially cause recurrent infections.

Mar 26, 2014, 13:42 PM IST

Simple tips to prevent Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

A urinary tract infection (UTI) can be defined as an infection involving the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra. While not all urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be prevented, experts suggest one can still reduce the risk by taking certain steps and precautions.

Feb 17, 2014, 16:30 PM IST

Bone marrow cells helping regenerate bladder

Two specific cell populations, harvested from a patient`s healthy bone marrow, are helping pave the way to bladder regeneration, says a new study.

Feb 19, 2013, 13:52 PM IST

Margaret Thatcher hospitalised after bladder surgery

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is recovering in hospital after an operation to remove a small growth in her bladder.

Dec 22, 2012, 08:55 AM IST

4,294 gallstones removed from bladder of 63-year old man

The laparascopic surgery was performed recently on Duraisamy, a retired Village Administrative Officer, who had complaints of back pain.

Apr 01, 2012, 16:09 PM IST

4,294 gallstones removed from bladder of 63-year old man

The laparascopic surgery was performed recently on Duraisamy, a retired Village Administrative Officer, who had complaints of back pain.

Apr 01, 2012, 16:09 PM IST

2.3 billion people to have urinary infection by 2018

A new study has indicated that half the world’s adults - 2.3 billion people - will have urinary tract symptoms by 2018, an increase of 18 percent in just 10 years.

Sep 28, 2011, 19:26 PM IST

High BP ups cancer death risk

Suffering from high blood pressure? Then you are at a higher risk of developing and dying of cancer, warns a study.

Sep 27, 2011, 13:57 PM IST

Marijuana use may hurt thinking skills in MS patients

Clinical trials reported a mild benefit of marijuana on bladder dysfunction & spasticity in MS.

Mar 29, 2011, 13:59 PM IST

Marijuana use may hurt thinking skills in MS patients

Clinical trials reported a mild benefit of marijuana on bladder dysfunction & spasticity in MS.

Mar 29, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Extra cheese could raise bladder cancer risk

Beware, munching on extra helpings of cheese could up your risk of bladder cancer.

Feb 09, 2011, 19:17 PM IST

Extra cheese could raise bladder cancer risk

Beware, munching on extra helpings of cheese could up your risk of bladder cancer.

Feb 09, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Chemo-radiotherapy prevents bladder cancer recurrences

A study has revealed that combining chemotherapy with radiation therapy could benefit bladder cancer sufferers.

Oct 26, 2010, 19:00 PM IST