News tagged with urinary tract infections

Cranberry juice shows promise blocking Staph infections

Expanding their scope of study on the mechanisms of bacterial infection, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have reported the surprise finding from a small clinical study that cranberry juice cocktail blocked ...

dateSep 01, 2010 in Health
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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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