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Surprisingly there's a lot of myths around UTIs. Here's what's fact and what's fiction.

Surprisingly there's a lot of myths around UTIs. Here's what's fact and what's fiction.

April 14, 2021 6 min read

If you're reading this, you might've had a UTI. According to the stats, one in three women will have suffered a UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) by the time they are 24.
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6 natural ways to prevent a UTI, according to OB-GYNs

6 natural ways to prevent a UTI, according to OB-GYNs

March 10, 2021 3 min read

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The unlikely link between UTIs and preterm births

The unlikely link between UTIs and preterm births

February 23, 2021 4 min read

Urinary tract infections, UTIs, caused by some types of bacteria and yeast affect men and women of all ages. Women, in general, are reported to suffer from at least one episode of UTI at some point in their life, and especially so when pregnant. One of the main reasons this commonly happens in pregnancy is due to the reduced immunity caused by accompanying hormonal and physiological changes.
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What You, A Man, Should Know About UTIs

What You, A Man, Should Know About UTIs

January 12, 2021 7 min read

UTIs are yet another consequence of sex women often have to think about more than men. Here's what you should know.

If you were a woman and you were even somewhat susceptible to urinary tract infections (UTIs) — which, thanks to some pretty glaring design flaws in female anatomy, you probably would be — there’s a good chance you’d spend a decent portion of almost every sexual encounter thinking about UTIs and how to prevent them.

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When Antibiotics Fail: Why UTI Symptoms Sometimes Stick Around

When Antibiotics Fail: Why UTI Symptoms Sometimes Stick Around

December 16, 2020 5 min read

Antibiotics are commonly used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs), and they can be very effective. But sometimes, these antibiotics fail — and there are several reasons why it might be happening.

You may notice that your UTI‘s symptoms aren’t going away after antibiotic treatment. In some cases, they might be getting worse.

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Is it a kidney infection or a urinary tract infection (UTI)?

Is it a kidney infection or a urinary tract infection (UTI)?

November 18, 2020 4 min read

A urinary tract infection (UTI) can affect any part of the urinary system, including the kidneys.

When a person refers to a UTI, they are usually talking about a bladder infection or a lower UTI. Bladder infections are the most common type of UTI.

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Taking Antibiotics for a UTI? Here’s What You Should Know, According to Experts

Taking Antibiotics for a UTI? Here’s What You Should Know, According to Experts

October 13, 2020 6 min read

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Targeting iron uptake to create a new class of antibiotics against UTIs

Targeting iron uptake to create a new class of antibiotics against UTIs

September 09, 2020 3 min read

At 11 million cases annually, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most common outpatient infections in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 
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Menopausal Hormonal Therapy May Cut UTI Risk

Menopausal Hormonal Therapy May Cut UTI Risk

August 10, 2020 2 min read

Postmenopausal women taking estrogen therapy may be more resistant to recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI), according to new research presented at the European Association of Urology 2020 virtual congress.
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Researchers Uncover How Our Body Fight UTIs

Researchers Uncover How Our Body Fight UTIs

July 20, 2020 3 min read

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be treated by antibiotics, but may be fatal if left untreated. These infections are usually caused by what are known as uropathogenic E. coli bacteria when they bind to the cells of the bladder, ureter, or urethra with their pili. The body naturally produces a protein called uromodulin that aids in fighting UTIs. 
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Men can get urinary tract infections | Understanding UTIs, Part 6

Men can get urinary tract infections | Understanding UTIs, Part 6

June 23, 2020 3 min read

Robert, a retired 86-year-old man, was outside gardening when he noticed pain in his lower abdomen; and throughout the day, he had difficulty urinating. When he asked his wife about the symptoms, she suggested he might have a urinary tract infection. "I can't have a UTI," he said. "Men don't get UTIs!"
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UTI vs. Yeast Infection: How to Tell the Difference

UTI vs. Yeast Infection: How to Tell the Difference

April 21, 2020 2 min read

Both urinary tract infections (UTIs) and vaginal yeast infections are so common among women that getting your first one is almost a rite of passage. At some point in their lives, more than half of women in the United States will experience a UTI, and around 75 percent will have a vaginal yeast infection, according to the U.S. Office on Women’s Health.

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