Cystitis

What is Cystitis?

The term cystitis refers to inflammation of the bladder and is usually caused by infection. The risk of bladder infection is increased by factors such as urinary tract infection, injury or irritation of the urethra, transfer of bacteria from the anus to the urethra and difficulty fully emptying the bladder due to pregnancy or prostate enlargement, for example.

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Millions of people have prediabetes – could you?

Millions of people have prediabetes – could you?

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

Patient multimorbidity increases GPs’ likelihood of burnout

Patient multimorbidity increases GPs’ likelihood of burnout

Tailored T-cells safe, may be effective in preventing and treating multiple viral infections

Tailored T-cells safe, may be effective in preventing and treating multiple viral infections

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can relieve symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can relieve symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy

Ophthalmologists find more evidence linking common bladder drug to retinal conditions

Ophthalmologists find more evidence linking common bladder drug to retinal conditions

Scientists use organoid technology to achieve stable long-term cultures of mouse urothelial cells

Scientists use organoid technology to achieve stable long-term cultures of mouse urothelial cells

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

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

NHS England pilot paves way for new smartphone-based UTI test

NHS England pilot paves way for new smartphone-based UTI test

Antibiotic susceptibility pattern of Enterobacteriaceae found in Ghana

Antibiotic susceptibility pattern of Enterobacteriaceae found in Ghana

New diagnostic technique reveals key protein biomarker for bladder cancer

New diagnostic technique reveals key protein biomarker for bladder cancer

Therapy derived from parasitic worms helps protect against one of chemotherapy's side effects

Therapy derived from parasitic worms helps protect against one of chemotherapy's side effects

ANTRUK’s Annual Lecture sends out message on shortage of funds for antibiotic research

ANTRUK’s Annual Lecture sends out message on shortage of funds for antibiotic research

Researchers prove that UTIs can be prevented by drinking water

Researchers prove that UTIs can be prevented by drinking water

Women who drink more water experience fewer bladder infections, study finds

Women who drink more water experience fewer bladder infections, study finds

UTILITY receives FDA approval for Investigational New Drug applications

UTILITY receives FDA approval for Investigational New Drug applications

Alivio Therapeutics receives DoD grant to advance development of new therapy for IC/BPS

Alivio Therapeutics receives DoD grant to advance development of new therapy for IC/BPS

Scientists reveal detailed structure of virus that affects transplant patients

Scientists reveal detailed structure of virus that affects transplant patients

Researchers use optogenetics to treat chronic pain

Researchers use optogenetics to treat chronic pain