urinary tract infections

Cranberry Juice may help in kids’ bladder infections


September 10th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have amazingly discovered that the juice from cranberries has elements that reduce the risk of the infections of the urinary track. The cranberry juice that ... Read more...

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New approach for treating urinary tract infections


August 17th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, Aug 17 (IANS) Scientists have worked out an effective new approach to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs) by dumping antibiotics.It involves so-called FimH antagonists, which are non-antibiotic compounds and ... Read more...

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Bugs filch copper to spread urinary infections


July 9th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Bugs causing serious urinary tract infections stay ahead of the immune system by filching copper to prevent the metal from being used against them, says a ... Read more...

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How E. coli triggers urinary infections


January 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Researchers have unravelled the process by which an E. coli strain triggers urinary tract infections and also induces the bladder to shed cells. A-hemolysin (HlyA), a ... Read more...

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Cranberry juice better at fighting bugs


October 30th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) Cranberry juice is far better than its extract in fighting a bio-film, formed by a resistant layer of bugs that spur infection, new research says.The study ... Read more...

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Drinking 100-pc fruit juice ‘as healthy as eating whole fruits’


April 12th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A research has suggested that drinking 100 percent fruit juices could have protective health benefits similar to those of whole fruits.Highlights from a new report summarizing recent research ... Read more...

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Chronic kidney disorders threaten India’s diabetics (March 10 is World Kidney Day)


March 10th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) For the diabetes capital of the world, this might sound alarming. Experts in India say nearly 40 percent of diabetics can be affected by chronic ... Read more...

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Cranberry juice not effective against urinary tract infections: Study


December 9th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A new study has suggested that cranberry juice is not effective against urinary tract infections.Drinking cranberry juice has been recommended to decrease the incidence of urinary tract infections, ... Read more...

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Killer ‘New Delhi’ superbug reaches New Zealand


November 21st, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 21 (ANI): A new killer strain of superbug-New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-has reached New Zealand and up to four patients have contracted the bacterial gene since December last year.New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase, or ... Read more...

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Scientists move one step closer to vaccine for urinary tract infections


November 13th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A vaccine to prevent urinary tract infections caused by E. coli may one day become a reality, thanks to a new research.Using a genetic technique rarely used to ... Read more...

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‘Low water intake causes urinary tract infections’


November 4th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Low water intake leads to urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women, doctors said Thursday."About 25-30 percent of our UTI patients are women who drink less water. ... Read more...

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‘Space mice’ may pave way to help keep humans fit in space


October 30th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): On its last flight, Discovery will not just carry astronauts, but 16 rodent passengers too.The project is aimed at understanding why space flights make humans more vulnerable to ... Read more...

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Cranberry juice fights urinary infection


September 16th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): If you love cranberry juice, you are in luck - scientists have discovered that it can fight off urinary tract infections in people.The research illuminates the basic ... Read more...

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Three US travellers bring superbugs’ from India: report


September 14th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Chicago, Sep 14 (IANS) Three people returned to the US from India earlier this year infected with the newly described "superbugs" that are highly resistant to antibiotics, according to media ... Read more...

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The art of making antibiotics is 2000 years old


September 6th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Ancient Nubians were regularly consuming antibiotic tetracycline, most likely in their beer, according to a chemical analysis of their bones. The finding is the strongest evidence yet that ... Read more...

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Cranberry juice can block Staph infections


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): Making a surprising discovery, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have found that cranberry juice cocktail blocked a strain of Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) from beginning the process ... Read more...

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Immune system overreaction may open door to recurrent urinary tract infections


August 13th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that the immune system may open the door to recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) by overdoing ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Indian’ superbug hits Australia


August 12th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 11 (ANI): Experts have revealed that a new bacterial gene resistant to antibiotics has been discovered in at least three Australian patients.This comes after the release of an international study ... Read more...

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Breakthrough: Nerve connections regenerated after spinal cord injury


August 9th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists have successfully achieved regeneration of nerve connections after a spinal cord injury.UC Irvine, UC San Diego and Harvard University team conducted the study ... Read more...

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Two-third of women face sexual problems and orgasm is biggest of them all


July 28th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Almost two-thirds of women suffer from sexual dysfunction, according to a study.Dysfunction rose with age in all categories except orgasm, with more than half of women aged from ... Read more...

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How cranberry juice battles urinary tract infections


July 16th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): If you love cranberry juice, you are in luck - scientists have discovered that it can fight off urinary tract infections in people.The research illuminates the basic mechanics ... Read more...

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Gestational diabetes patients face increased recurrence risk in later pregnancies


July 12th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): There is an increased risk of recurring gestational diabetes in pregnant women who developed the disease during their first and second pregnancies, according to a new study.The risk ... Read more...

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New testing method for cranberry products to know UTI treatments’ efficacy


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have detailed a new, commercially viable method of measuring potency levels of cranberry products, which is a measure of the effectiveness of treatments ... Read more...

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Infection From Hospitals Spreading Still


April 14th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports submitted by a government study, it is made clear that infections acquired and spread from hospitals are on the rise still. Which means ... Read more...

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Link found between retail meat and urinary tract infections


January 21st, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that there is strong evidence that retail meat is linked to urinary tract infections.McGill researcher Amee Manges discovered that chicken sold in supermarkets, ... Read more...

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New discovery may help treat chronic infections


December 20th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Scientists from Binghamton University and State University of New York have discovered key regulators required for the formation of biofilms - communities of bacteria in self-produced slime - ... Read more...

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Alzheimer’s study may help develop new drugs for urinary tract infections


November 25th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have revealed that amyloids, known to be responsible for causing Alzheimer's disease, have been found to play a ... Read more...

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Vaccine for urinary tract infections comes closer to reality


September 18th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): A simple vaccine may soon be available to protect against urinary tract infections, thanks to researchers from University of Michigan.The study conducted over mice showed that the vaccine ... Read more...

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Cranberry juice fails to combat urinary tract infections


August 25th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 25 (ANI): Experts have expressed doubts over the use of cranberry juice as a preventative against urinary tract infections (UTIs).Dr. Raz, Director of Infectious Diseases at the Technion School of ... Read more...

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Findings on how bladder cells detect bacteria may help prevent urinary tract infections


August 21st, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 21 (ANI): Researchers at Duke University Medical Center may be close to devising a new way to stop or prevent the urinary tract infections (UTIs), for they have discovered how ... Read more...

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Daily potassium citrate may prevent seizure patients on high-fat diet from kidney stones


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Researchers at Johns Hopkins Children's Center say that children on the high-fat ketogenic diet to control epileptic seizures can be prevented from the excruciatingly painful kidney stones, which ... Read more...

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Sexual activity, drinking ‘ups college-women’s urinary tract infections risk’


April 27th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): College-aged women, who indulge in increased sexual activity and alcohol consumption, are more likely to develop urinary tract infections (UTIs), according to a new study.The researchers advised that ... Read more...

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Sex problem drug can also reduce lower urinary tract infections


April 27th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Tadalafil, a popular drug for treating erectile dysfunction, also seems to reduce lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men with enlarged prostate. Researchers separated 200 men, aged 40 ... Read more...

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Obesity raises risk of urinary tract infections


April 27th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) The fatter you are, the greater the risk of urinary tract infection (UTI) you carry, researchers say. The researchers evaluated insurance claims of 95,962 people over a ... Read more...

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Obesity ‘raises urinary tract infections risk’


April 27th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that obesity is associated with a higher risk of urinary tract infections (UTI).To identify whether obesity is associated with a UTI diagnosis, Baltimore ... Read more...

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