Latest Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) News

Cranberry Juice Capsules Reduce Post-Surgery UTI Risk in Women

Cranberry Juice Capsules Reduce Post-Surgery UTI Risk in Women

Findings for women undergoing elective gynecologic surgery involving urinary catheterization.

Post-Transplant UTI Risk Factors Identified

Post-Transplant UTI Risk Factors Identified

Female kidney recipients have a nearly 7-fold higher risk of UTI than their male counterparts.

Improper Antibiotic Use Common Among Misdiagnosed

Improper Antibiotic Use Common Among Misdiagnosed

Identifying illness correctly is key to drugs' effectiveness, researcher says.

UTI Linked to Worse Bladder Cancer Outcomes

UTI Linked to Worse Bladder Cancer Outcomes

Greater effects were seen in women with UTI, according to researchers.

Vitamin E May Improve UTI Treatment

Vitamin E May Improve UTI Treatment

In a study, vitamin E added to antibiotics was better than antibiotics alone at lessening urinary tract symptoms in girls with pyelonephritis.

Horseshoe Kidney May Raise UTI Risk in Kids

Horseshoe Kidney May Raise UTI Risk in Kids

Children with horsehoe kidney might be examined for additional urologic and nonurologic abnormalities, researchers suggest.

Urinary Stone Complication Risk Higher in IBD Sufferers

Urinary Stone Complication Risk Higher in IBD Sufferers

They are more likely to have urinary tract infections and sepsis than urinary stone formers without inflammatory bowel disease.

Urinary Retention Risk Factors ID'd

Urinary Retention Risk Factors ID'd

Researchers devised a scoring system to predict this complication after minor thoracic surgery

FDA Approves Combo Zerbaxa for UTI

FDA Approves Combo Zerbaxa for UTI

Combo Zerbaxa is sanctioned for complicated intra-abdominal and urinary tract infections

Urinary Catheters Frequently Left in at Hospital

Urinary Catheters Frequently Left in at Hospital

Members of the clinical team should keep reevaluating the need for urinary catheter use in hospitalized patients

Length of Stay Predictors for Infants Hospitalized with Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Length of Stay Predictors for Infants Hospitalized with Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Younger age, preterm birth among clinical factors that predict a longer length of stay (LOS) for infants hospitalized with an urinary tract infection (UTI).

Intervention Reduces Urinary Tract Infection Risk in Kids

Intervention Reduces Urinary Tract Infection Risk in Kids

Quality-improvement initiative reduces catheter-associated urinary tract infection rates in children.

Reasons for Alpha Blocker Switch ID'd

Reasons for Alpha Blocker Switch ID'd

Lack of efficacy is the main reason for the switch.

Post-Transplant UTI Prophylaxis Protocol Addresses Sulfa Allergy

Post-Transplant UTI Prophylaxis Protocol Addresses Sulfa Allergy

Using cephalexin instead of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole may decrease UTI incidence and cost of care.