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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 Increas...

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. utis 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 treating utis 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 of utis is the highest) to inform women about their over-t...ons for sexually active adult women with recurring utis 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 d...

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

...h/20061011/SFW044LOGO ) 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 catheterizations.(4) V...ment of preventable nosocomial catheter-associated utis beginning in October, driving greater need for suc...

Catheter chaos: Hospitals lag in preventing common infection

...tening complications. 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 also may 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...
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