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New Vaccine Developed Against Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
The use of whole-cell vaccines to fight urinary tract infection (UTI), part of an effort to tackle the increasingly serious issue of antibiotic-resistant bacteria was investigated by researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Parameters developed to Speed UTI Treatment in Children
New research sets up parameters for the number of white blood cells that need to be present in children's urine at different concentrations to be diagnosed as a urinary tract infection (UTI). This could help speed treatment of this condition and ...
Hope for Improved UTI Treatments to Reduce Patient's pain
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are painful and usually short lived. But, for many patients this is simply not the case. New study provides information into how UTI causes hypersensitivity of the nerves that carry sensation from the bladder to the ...
Treat UTI Bacteria in Bladder and also in the Intestinal Reservoir
Episodes of recurrent UTI require tailored treatment of removal of the strains of bacteria not only from the bladder but also from the intestinal reservoir. A treatment like this will reduce the recurrence of UTI, a chronic debilitating disease with ...
Most Patients With Suspected UTI Have No Evidence of Infection
Only one-third of patients who go to the emergency department with suspected urinary tract infection (UTI) actually have evidence of this infection, but almost all patients were treated with antibiotics, without no use, contributing to the ...
Early Use of Antibiotics in Elderly UTI Patients Reduces Risk of Sepsis
Highlights: Antibiotics should be prescribed immediately in elderly patients with urinary tract infection (UTI) If the prescription of antibiotics is delayed, it can result in sepsis and even death Antibiotics used early can save the lives of ...
Study Explains Why Urinary Tract Infection Recurs in Patients
Recurrence of urinary tract infection depends on the bacterial strain, found new study published in journal PLOS Pathogens by Thomas Hannan and Scott Hultgren of Washington University School of Medicine, and colleagues. As noted by the authors, the ...
E. Coli from Infected Poultry can Cause Urinary Tract Infection
Contaminated retail poultry products have been
detected to have the same E. Coli strain as humans who
are sick with urinary tract infections (UTIs) The findings prove that E.
from infected ...
Ibuprofen 'Not' Safe for Treating Simple Urinary Tract Infection
Ibuprofen, a commonly used painkiller is given to women suffering from uncomplicated urinary tract infection (cystitis). However, it was found to be unsafe, as it can lead to longer duration of symptoms and increases the risk of developing a severe ...
Endometriosis may be Associated With Bladder Pain Syndrome/interstitial Cystitis
New study demonstrates the link between endometriosis and a subsequent diagnosis of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC). The study is published in the journal Neurology & Urodynamics .
In the study of 9191 individuals with ...
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Risk Reduced by Drinking Water
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is common among women because the urethra is shorter than that of men. Recent research found that drinking plenty of water reduces the risk of urinary tract infection among women.
The study found women at risk of ...
New Possible Treatment For Urinary Tract Infection
Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria feed on copper in the body and causes urinary tract infections.
Copper has long been known for its ability to kill bacteria and other microbes.
But in an interesting twist, researchers at Washington ...
How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infection Recurrence Without Antibiotics
Highlights: Urinary tract
infection caused by E. coli is
normally treated with antibiotics Repeated
antibiotic use for recurrent infection could lead to antibiotic resistance A new approach
using mannosides could ...
New Test for Urinary Tract Infection Detects More Bacteria Than Standard Test
A new enhanced test, developed at Loyola University Chicago, detects significantly more bacteria than the standard test, according to a study presented at a meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in New Orleans.
The study, by a ...
Symptoms of Cystitis Probably Caused by Bacterial Infection
Majority of women suffering with pain when urinating, or needing to urinate often or urgently probably do have a bacterial infection, even when nothing is detected by standard urine testing.
Symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI) such as ...
Autonomic dysreflexia is a condition that occurs in patients with spinal cord injuries especially in the T5 and T6 levels. This condition is characterized by hyper activity of the autonomic nervous system.
Enterococci are a group of gram-negative bacteria that mostly inhabit the human gut. At present there are very few antibiotics that are capable of treating enterococcal infections but research is being done on developing many more.
Bacterial infection of urinary bladder can cause pain and burning sensation while passing urine. Abnormal Vesico-ureteric reflex, due to which the urine goes back to the kidneys from the bladder is also known to cause infection.