News tagged with urinary tract infections

High potassium? Check your antibiotic

Older adults taking the antibiotic combination trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX)—widely prescribed for urinary tract infections—are at increased risk of elevated potassium levels, called hyperkalemia, according ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Medications
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UTIs becoming harder to treat

Genes that make bacteria resistant to antibiotics can be transferred between humans and other animals, say researchers writing in this month's issue of the Journal of Medical Microbiology. The findings will help health experts ...

dateMay 17, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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