Urinary Tract Infection News and Research

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Urinary tract infections are a serious health problem affecting millions of people each year. Infections of the urinary tract are the second most common type of infection in the body. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) account for about 8.3 million doctor visits each year.* Women are especially prone to UTIs for reasons that are not yet well understood. One woman in five develops a UTI during her lifetime. UTIs in men are not as common as in women but can be very serious when they do occur.
FDA approves first oral medication for treatment of adults with Fabry disease

FDA approves first oral medication for treatment of adults with Fabry disease

CNDA approves KEYTRUDA for treatment of advanced melanoma

CNDA approves KEYTRUDA for treatment of advanced melanoma

Phase 3 study of KEYTRUDA monotherapy meets primary endpoint

Phase 3 study of KEYTRUDA monotherapy meets primary endpoint

New guideline recommends first-trimester screening of pregnant women for asymptomatic bacteriuria

New guideline recommends first-trimester screening of pregnant women for asymptomatic bacteriuria

CMS policy had insignificant impact on reducing healthcare-associated infections

CMS policy had insignificant impact on reducing healthcare-associated infections

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Merck announces FDA acceptance of supplemental Biologics License Application for KEYTRUDA

Study: Lenabasum has acceptable safety and tolerability in diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis

Study: Lenabasum has acceptable safety and tolerability in diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis

That ‘living will’ you signed? At the ER, it could be open to interpretation.

That ‘living will’ you signed? At the ER, it could be open to interpretation.

Critical access hospitals face problems in infection prevention and control practices, shows research

Critical access hospitals face problems in infection prevention and control practices, shows research

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Study: Medicaid expansion linked to reduction in ICU utilization

Study: Medicaid expansion linked to reduction in ICU utilization

Oral antibiotic use may increase risk of developing kidney stones, shows study

Oral antibiotic use may increase risk of developing kidney stones, shows study

Study: One-third of bacterial infections in patients with cirrhosis induced by MDR bacteria

Study: One-third of bacterial infections in patients with cirrhosis induced by MDR bacteria

Antibiotics could benefit women suffering from chronic bladder pain

Antibiotics could benefit women suffering from chronic bladder pain

Study explores antibiotic use and UTIs among nursing home residents

Study explores antibiotic use and UTIs among nursing home residents

Clinician re-examines evidence on re-use of catheters and UTIs in people with spinal cord injuries

Clinician re-examines evidence on re-use of catheters and UTIs in people with spinal cord injuries

National health collaborative efforts can help reduce infection rates in nursing homes

National health collaborative efforts can help reduce infection rates in nursing homes

Common factors that could change your PSA test results

Common factors that could change your PSA test results

Study: Patients with intellectual disability more likely to hospitalized for potentially preventable conditions

Study: Patients with intellectual disability more likely to hospitalized for potentially preventable conditions

Drinking plenty of water may reduce risk of UTIs in women prone to infection

Drinking plenty of water may reduce risk of UTIs in women prone to infection