MONDAY, Oct. 9, 2017 -- Could ingesting undercooked poultry give you a urinary tract infection?
Maybe. Although exactly how it might happen isn't clear, say researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who investigated a possible foodborne source of these common infections.
MONDAY, Oct. 16, 2017 -- A commonly promoted exercise purported to help a woman control a leaky bladder probably isn't effective, experts say.
The workout -- called the abdominal hypopressive technique -- (AHT) is a breathing and "posture-correcting" approach widely known and used in North America, South America and Europe, said a team of European researchers.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 4, 2017 -- Urinary tract infections (UTIs) plague millions of Americans each year. Now, researchers say they've developed a test that can tell in minutes whether or not a particular antibiotic can clear up the problem.
The issue is an important one, doctors say, since many of the bacteria behind UTIs have grown resistant to certain antibiotics. And, left untreated, these infections can have serious effects, especially in the frail and elderly.