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2014-01-08 17:48:41

Cranberry pills, estrogen and acupuncture also found to be helpful While daily antibiotic use is the most effective method for preventing recurrent urinary tract infections in women, daily cranberry pills, daily estrogen therapy and monthly acupuncture treatments also have benefits that may be preferable for some patients, according to a new study by researchers at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed). The study, published in the Jan. 15 issue of the journal,...

2011-04-15 18:20:49

Urinary tract infections are common in women, costing an estimated $2.5 billion per year to treat in 2000 in the United States alone. These infections frequently recur, affecting 2 to 3 percent of all women. A depletion of vaginal lactobacilli, a type of bacteria, is associated with urinary tract infection risk, which suggests that replenishing these bacteria may be beneficial. Researchers conducted a double-blind placebo-controlled trial to investigate this theory. Their results are...

2005-07-19 13:15:29

WINSTON-SALEM "“ New research suggests that while it's fairly common for parents to give their children cranberry products to treat or prevent urinary tract infections, they usually do not discuss the treatment with their pediatrician. The study, by researchers at Brenner Children's Hospital, part of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, was published in the July edition of Ambulatory Pediatrics. "It has become clear that parents frequently use cranberry for therapeutic...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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