Soon, a vaccine to avoid urinary tract infections linked to catheters

A new research has revealed about the development of a vaccine that stops urinary tract infections linked to catheters in mice.

Circumcision benefits far outweigh its risks

In a new study, researchers have shown that the benefits of infant male circumcision exceed the risks by over 100 to 1.

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.

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.

Health benefits of Lingonberry: The new superfood

We all know berries are an amazing group of fruits. You all must have the good fortune of tasting berries like strawberries,cranberries,blackberries, blueberries and raspberries. There is a new berry on the block that science is seriously looking into. It is the lingonberry which has higher concentrations of plant polyphenols and confers even greater health benefits

Cranberries help improve heart health, prevent urinary tract infections

A new research has found that cranberries provide unique bioactive compounds that may help reduce the incidence of certain infections, improve heart health and temper inflammation.

Holding your pee can lead to miscarriage

Dr Kamakshi Bhate, associate professor with the department of preventive and social medicine at KEM hospital and a member-secretary of MCGM’s Gender Resource Centre, talks to Pooja Bhula, about the link between inadequate urinals and diseases common to women.

Eating cranberries could help prevent UTIs

It has been believed that consuming cranberry products has been anecdotally associated with prevention of urinary tract infections (UTIs) for over 100 years.

Cranberry juice unlikely to prevent bladder and kidney infections

For decades, cranberries and cranberry juice have been used to prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs), but an updated systematic review has revealed that they might not be very helpful.

New approach for treating urinary tract infections

The approach invloves so-called FimH antagonists.

Cranberry products may help prevent urinary infections

Use of cranberry-containing products appears to be associated with prevention of urinary tract infections in some individuals.

Why some urinary tract infections recur persistently after treatment

Scientists including one of an Indian origin have found new clues to why some urinary tract infections recur persistently after multiple rounds of treatment.

Cranberry juice not effective against urinary tract infections

A new study has suggested that cranberry juice is not effective against urinary tract infections.

Cranberry juice not effective against urinary tract infections

A new study has suggested that cranberry juice is not effective against urinary tract infections.

Low water intake causes urinary tract infections

Low water intake leads to urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women, doctors said Thursday.

Low water intake causes urinary tract infections

Low water intake leads to urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women, doctors said Thursday.