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.
New vaccination strategy could eliminate the bacteria that cause UTIs

New vaccination strategy could eliminate the bacteria that cause UTIs

FDA clears new robotically-assisted surgical device for transvaginal hysterectomy

FDA clears new robotically-assisted surgical device for transvaginal hysterectomy

Advanced practice registered nurses improve quality of care for nursing home residents

Advanced practice registered nurses improve quality of care for nursing home residents

Travelers to the tropics are more prone to acquiring superbacteria than previously thought

Travelers to the tropics are more prone to acquiring superbacteria than previously thought

Study shows prevalence of inappropriate treatment for uncomplicated urinary tract infections

Study shows prevalence of inappropriate treatment for uncomplicated urinary tract infections

Digital dipstick is more accurate to test urinary tract infections at home

Digital dipstick is more accurate to test urinary tract infections at home

Delaying urgent health issues can be more harmful than the potential risk of COVID-19

Delaying urgent health issues can be more harmful than the potential risk of COVID-19

Study reveals the differences in non-COVID-19 hospital admissions during rebound period

Study reveals the differences in non-COVID-19 hospital admissions during rebound period

Focal high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation is an effective treatment for prostate cancer

Focal high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation is an effective treatment for prostate cancer

Artificial intelligence could help identify infants with low risk of bacterial infection

Artificial intelligence could help identify infants with low risk of bacterial infection

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