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.
Patients with frailty, older age and UTIs have higher risk of developing sepsis

Patients with frailty, older age and UTIs have higher risk of developing sepsis

Bees-Haus method of cell therapy for treating urethral stricture receives Japanese patent

Bees-Haus method of cell therapy for treating urethral stricture receives Japanese patent

Innovative approach offers kidney-sparing treatment option for upper tract urothelial cancer

Innovative approach offers kidney-sparing treatment option for upper tract urothelial cancer

Venatorx and GARDP collaborate to accelerate development of new antibiotic

Venatorx and GARDP collaborate to accelerate development of new antibiotic

Consistent guidelines for treating urinary tract infections

Consistent guidelines for treating urinary tract infections

Pilot study aims for community pharmacists to provide optimal care to women with UTIs

Pilot study aims for community pharmacists to provide optimal care to women with UTIs

Scientists identify chemicals in urine that are specific to overactive bladder

Scientists identify chemicals in urine that are specific to overactive bladder

Going vegan lowers risk of urinary tract infection

Going vegan lowers risk of urinary tract infection

E.coli infections linked to chopped salad kits, CDC warns

E.coli infections linked to chopped salad kits, CDC warns

Worse long-term control of blood sugar increases risks in diabetic trauma patients

Worse long-term control of blood sugar increases risks in diabetic trauma patients

Spine surgery is safe in advanced-age patient group

Spine surgery is safe in advanced-age patient group

E. coli superbug spreading by poor toilet hygiene, not through food

E. coli superbug spreading by poor toilet hygiene, not through food

People with PTSD 1.8 times as likely to have other infections, study finds

People with PTSD 1.8 times as likely to have other infections, study finds

Potentially preventable ICU admissions could reduce costs, improve care

Potentially preventable ICU admissions could reduce costs, improve care

Scientists identify cause of antibiotic resistance

Scientists identify cause of antibiotic resistance

New program aims to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions for older adults

New program aims to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions for older adults

Northern Antibiotics working on a new molecule to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Northern Antibiotics working on a new molecule to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria

LUCA Biologics develops live biotherapeutics for unmet medical needs in women's health

LUCA Biologics develops live biotherapeutics for unmet medical needs in women's health

Many healthy women carry drug-resistant E. coli strains in their guts

Many healthy women carry drug-resistant E. coli strains in their guts

E. coli superbug can live in women’s gut without symptoms

E. coli superbug can live in women’s gut without symptoms