LL-37 Produced By the Body Found To Be Effective Against UTIs
According to a recent study conducted by the Swedish researchers at the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology at the Karolinska //Institutet in Stockholm have found that human body has the ability to produce antibiotics against Urinary tract infections (UTI). But the previous studies s...
Availability in Both Intravenous and Oral Formulation is a Leading Drug Attribute Surveyed Physicians Prefer for the Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in the Hospital Setting
...re among the most concerning pathogens, and that 77 percent of surveyed physicians expect to increase their prescribing of carbapenems for complicated utis
in the next five years. These potent, broad-spectrum antibiotics are especially useful for treating gram-negative infections involving resistant organ...
Vocollect Expands Voice-Assisted Care Into Acute Care Settings
...ead enables staff to spend more time at patient bedside
Proactive reminders for turning, positioning, bathing, etc. help reduce falls, ulcers, utis
and other preventable events
Real-time visibility into vitals, ADLs, etc. provides opportunity for proactive diagnosis
New research reveals how cranberry products prevent urinary tract infections
...in the development of a UTI. Chemicals found in cranberry products called proanthocyanidins (PACs) prevent E. coli, which is the cause of about 85% of utis
and 90% of cases of acute pyelonephritis, from adhering to these urinary tract epithelial cells by affecting the surface properties of the bacteria. ...
Cranberries May Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections
...l growth along the urinary tract, the AUA said.
occur when bacteria enter the urinary tract and mu...if not treated.
Each year in the United States, utis
account for more than eight million doctor visits.... they may not help everyone. Other ways to prevent utis
include proper hydration and judicious use of anti...
NIDDK publishes new resources about urologic and kidney disorders
...to know about My Child's Urinary Tract Infection. utis
affect about 3 percent of children in the United S...UTI is 2 percent for boys and 8 percent for girls. utis
account for more than 1 million visits to pediatri...d treat them, and how to prevent them. Symptoms of utis
are not always obvious to parents, and younger chi...
Lupin Enters Into Marketing Alliance with ASCEND Therapeutics for Suprax(R) 400 mg Tablets in the U.S.
...resident, ASCEND Therapeutics. "There are over 8 million
patient visits for utis
each year, with the vast majority of these
experienced by women. Suprax(R) ... a favorable safety profile and proven track record in effectively
and other bacterial infections. We very much look forward to
a long and pro...
Sexually transmitted disease, urinary tract infections may be bad combination for birth defect
... having both types of infection. Mothers in both groups repored having more utis
than STDs, the researchers found.
Although the association between havin...ger than the study suggests, according to Feldkamp. That's because STDs and utis
often go undiagnosed.
"One of the problems, especially with Chlamydia, i...
AZO Answers the Burning Question: What's Up Down There?
... is taking the lead this summer (when incidence
is the highest) to inform women about their over-t...ons for sexually active adult women with
when their cranberry intake increased.(4)
Educat...kely to get a UTI, men can also get
the infection. utis
are commonly caused by the bacteria found in the
Verathon(R) Offers Enhanced BladderScan(R) Instrument as Part of Continued Program to Eliminate Unnecessary Catheterizations, Decrease Urinary Tract Infections and Assist in Hospital Infection Control
Urinary catheter-related utis
are estimated to total over 561,000 per
year and a... have been proven to
reduce the rate of nosocomial utis
by preventing unnecessary
V...ment of preventable nosocomial catheter-associated utis
in October, driving greater need for suc...
Catheter chaos: Hospitals lag in preventing common infection
And with every new case, utis
will retain their title of most common hospital-ac...ven to keep patients from getting catheter-related utis
in the first place.
The study provides the firs...ders, stop orders, monitoring systems, feedback on utis
to patient care providers, and urinary catheter te...
FDA Approves LEVAQUIN(R) Short-Course Therapy for Treatment of Complicated Urinary Tract Infections and Acute Pyelonephritis
...nt, resulting in treatment with several
courses of antibiotics. Complicated utis
occur nearly as frequently in men
as in women and often occur in people who...le to bacterial
infections because of a weakened immune system. Complicated utis
be caused by structural or functional difficulties that interfere ...
Cranberry Juice Could Fight E. coli Bacteria
...rly, and infants, resulting in $1.6 billion in health care costs.
Until now, scientists have not understood exactly how cranberry juice prevents utis
and other bacterial infections, though they have suspected that compounds in the juice somehow prevent bacteria from adhering to the lining of the uri...
External Catheters Linked with decreased UTI Risk in Men
...ld continue to use indwelling catheters, the researchers say.
But since utis
are the most common kind of infection to strike patients in the hospital an...at found that silver-coated indwelling catheters were associated with fewer utis
than conventional indwelling catheters in certain high-risk patients, and t...
Vaginal Vaccine may prevent periodic infections
...lacebo treatments over a similar time frame.
The entire group of women were followed for 4 months to record side effects and to see whether their utis
returned. The researchers found that 30% of patients in the group receiving 5 immunizations experienced a repeat infection whereas 85% of placebo-trea...