Quantcast

Latest urinary tract infection Stories

2014-08-05 17:24:31

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: Children and adolescents with an abnormal kidney ultrasonography finding or with a combination of a fever of at least 102 degrees and infection with an organism other than E.coli appear to be at high risk for renal scarring with their first urinary tract infection (UTI). Author: Nader Shaikh, M.D., of the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and colleagues. Background: UTIs are a common and potentially serious bacterial infection in young...

2014-07-15 12:28:59

General Public Encouraged to Submit Ideas for Devices and Tools to Address Catheter-Associated UTIs. CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, a healthcare innovation portal, today announced a worldwide search for medical device, app, and technology solutions aimed at reducing the incidence of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CA-UTIs). Innovation ideas can include, but are not limited to prevention, alternatives to catheterization, early...

2014-07-11 09:57:09

Loyola University Health System Bacteria found in the bladders of healthy women differ from bacteria in women with a common form of incontinence, according to researchers from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. These findings, published July 9, 2014, in the American Society for Microbiology's online journal mBio, suggest that bacterial communities may play a role in female urinary health. "Urgency urinary incontinence (UUI) is a common, yet poorly understood,...

2014-07-01 04:21:50

ZURICH-SCHLIEREN, Switzerland, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlycoVaxyn AG, a leader in the development of innovative conjugate vaccines, today announced the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of a candidate vaccine to prevent infections caused by Extra-intestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli (ExPEC), such as urinary tract infections (UTIs). The investigational vaccine is being co-developed by GlycoVaxyn AG and Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Janssen), one of the Janssen...

painkillers for frequent UTI sufferers
2014-05-19 04:55:59

American Society for Microbiology Women plagued by repeated urinary tract infections may be able to prevent the infections with help from over-the-counter painkillers, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that inhibiting COX-2, an immune protein that causes inflammation, eliminated recurrent urinary tract infections in mice. COX-2 is one of the proteins...

2014-05-18 08:20:23

Panel addresses success of antibiotic prophylaxis for preventing febrile UTI as well as the impact of the American Academy of Pediatrics UTI 2011 Guidelines for diagnosing and managing febrile UTI in Children with VUR ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two studies evaluating widely-used practices to prevent, diagnose and manage febrile urinary tract infections (UTI) in children with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) will be presented at the 109(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of...

2014-05-08 09:47:04

A major new pediatric research study led by a Wayne State University researcher, funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), has "major implications" for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in millions of American children. The largest study of its kind in the world, it provides convincing evidence that children with a common...

2014-05-07 23:14:16

UTI Be Gone is a new program developed by Sherry Han, who promises to teach people how to conquer urinary tract infection effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is an infection that affects part of the urinary tract. UTI Be Gone is a new program that provides people with natural remedies, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to beat their urinary tract...

2014-05-07 08:33:17

New findings by the Children's Hospital of Michigan - Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Chief of Pediatric Nephrology and Wayne State University School of Medicine Pediatrics Professor Dr. Tej K. Mattoo and a national team of researchers - was published this week in the authoritative New England Journal of Medicine - are likely to change the way pediatricians manage troublesome urinary tract infections in millions of American children. They are also likely to change the current guidelines from the...

2014-04-01 13:13:29

Scientists have for the first time come closer to understanding how a clone of E. coli, described as the most important of its kind to cause human infections, has spread across the world in a very short time. E. coli clone ST131 is one of the leading causes of urinary tract and blood stream infections and has crossed the globe at a rapid rate. Worryingly, members of this clone are becoming more resistant to antibiotics. As an indication of scale, more than half of all women will suffer a...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
Related