Men, if you’re making frequent pit stops, if it hurts to pee, or if you find blood in your urine, tell your doctor. Here are four common urinary conditions that can wreak havoc with your bladder.
The discovery of penicillin in 1928 paved the way for combating infections, which are a leading cause of death. But today we live in an era of antibiotic overuse.
Are men or women more likely to get urinary tract infections (UTIs)? Whose UTIs are worse? This infographic explains how UTIs affect men and women and offers tips for treatment.
Drinking cranberry juice is just one of the myths about preventing and treating urinary tract infections (UTIs). We’ll separate UTI fact from fiction.
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You might think that urinary tract infections are a worry only for adult women. But they are a concern for babies and young children, too.
One in three women can involuntarily leak urine. This is not normal, and it’s not a normal part of aging. The good news is that this problem can be treated.
Circumcising newborn boys has health benefits that make the procedure worthwhile, says the American Academy of Pediatrics. The Academy’s new policy, issued in August, is based on evidence that circumcised males are less likely to get urinary tract infections, penile cancer and some sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. The 2012 policy makes a stronger case … Read More
How can you tell if your child is suffering from a urniary tract infection? How can your infant communicate the pain he or she is experiencing? Your baby’s foul-smelling urine may be able to tell you something. A new Canadian study found a link between smelly urine and urinary tract infections in children. University of … Read More