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Saturday, April 04, 2020

Urinary Tract Infection


A wellness coach explains how holding urine for too long can affect bladder health

February 25, 2020 3:32 pm

Drinking a lot of water before bedtime makes us wake up, spoil our sleep cycle and urinate more frequently.

Vegetarian diet may reduce the risk of urinary tract infection: Study

February 01, 2020 10:18 am

The scientists found that the overall risk of UTIs was 16 per cent lower in vegetarians than in non-vegetarians.

Children less than 5 years are at risk of urinary tract infections

December 24, 2019 10:41 am

UTI in kids: While it is mostly believed that UTI occurs only in adults, it has been reported that up to eight per cent of girls and two per cent of boys get UTI by the age of five.

Urinary tract infection in pregnancy: How to take care of yourself and the baby

December 20, 2019 12:53 pm

More than 50 per cent women experience UTI at least once in their lifetime and nearly 30-40 per cent of these infections relapse within six months.

How to prevent urinary tract infection in kids

October 11, 2019 3:46 pm

Your child may suffer from a UTI if the bacteria from the skin of the child climbs up the urinary tract. Here, how children wipe after using the washroom can make a lot of difference.

A common class of antibiotics may increase nerve damage risk, says study

May 15, 2019 4:48 pm

The study, published in the journal JAMA Neurology, found that current use of systemic fluoroquinolone antibiotics appeared to increase the risk of peripheral neuropathy by 47 per cent, causing an additional 2.4 cases per 10,000 patients per year of treatment.

Women's bladder not sterile, contains bacteria

July 02, 2018 4:13 pm

A recent study states that the female bladder is not a sterile place and can have both beneficial and deadly bacteria. The good bacteria found both in the vagina and bladder can act as a protective layer against urinary infections.

Flu vaccine not tied to pregnancy complications

August 10, 2013 3:59 am

Pregnant women who get flu shots are at no greater risk for complications like high blood pressure.

‘Transplanted kidney’s function deteriorating’

September 14, 2011 1:04 am

A day after Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh was admitted to AIIMS,doctors at the institute said tests performed on him over the last 24 hours had shown that the function of his transplanted kidney was deteriorating.

Cranberry juice no help in urinary tract infections

December 09, 2010 11:13 am

Drinking cranberry juice has been recommended to decrease the incidence of urinary tract infections.