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.
The impact of cold agglutinin syndrome on clinical presentations in COVID-19

The impact of cold agglutinin syndrome on clinical presentations in COVID-19

Study reveals link between feeding of raw meat to pet dogs and presence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Study reveals link between feeding of raw meat to pet dogs and presence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

New tool uses existing EHR data to identify avoidable hospital transfers of nursing home residents

New tool uses existing EHR data to identify avoidable hospital transfers of nursing home residents

Bacterial infections cause sperm dysfunction via their outer membrane vesicles

Bacterial infections cause sperm dysfunction via their outer membrane vesicles

Risk factors associated with shoulder surgery are low, but some need further surgery within a year

Risk factors associated with shoulder surgery are low, but some need further surgery within a year

Repeat nursing homes transfers are much higher for Black residents and those under age 65, study finds

Repeat nursing homes transfers are much higher for Black residents and those under age 65, study finds

Investigating the prerequisites for developing RNA-based antibiotics

Investigating the prerequisites for developing RNA-based antibiotics

Acute illness increases cortisol levels in children and adolescents

Acute illness increases cortisol levels in children and adolescents

New technology can revitalize the bactericidal effects of conventional antibiotics in MDR E.coli infections

New technology can revitalize the bactericidal effects of conventional antibiotics in MDR E.coli infections

Race is often used as medical shorthand for how bodies work. Some doctors want to change that.

Race is often used as medical shorthand for how bodies work. Some doctors want to change that.

Study: Most clinicians do not follow recommendations against prescribing antibiotics for asymptomatic bacteriuria

Study: Most clinicians do not follow recommendations against prescribing antibiotics for asymptomatic bacteriuria

Developing innovative approaches to combat urinary tract infections

Developing innovative approaches to combat urinary tract infections

Cedars-Sinai geriatricians create program to catch at-risk older adults before they fall

Cedars-Sinai geriatricians create program to catch at-risk older adults before they fall

Comprehensive preventive efforts cut the number of catheter infections

Comprehensive preventive efforts cut the number of catheter infections

Antiseptic drug found to be as effective as antibiotics for UTI prevention in women

Antiseptic drug found to be as effective as antibiotics for UTI prevention in women

Study examines the safety, efficacy of old 'forgotten' antibiotic for treating resistant bacterial infections

Study examines the safety, efficacy of old 'forgotten' antibiotic for treating resistant bacterial infections

Novel SARS-CoV-2 mutations reported in chronic HIV patients

Novel SARS-CoV-2 mutations reported in chronic HIV patients

Study shows significant decreases in infections among people with psoriatic arthritis

Study shows significant decreases in infections among people with psoriatic arthritis

Forgotten antibiotic may be useful in treating severe febrile urinary tract infections

Forgotten antibiotic may be useful in treating severe febrile urinary tract infections

Decreasing length of hospitalization increases post-discharge complications for surgical patients

Decreasing length of hospitalization increases post-discharge complications for surgical patients