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16 hrs ago | CSIRO Publishing

Urinary Tract Infection

This special issue of Healthcare Infection presents a collection of papers devoted to urinary tract infections.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

NutraIngredients

Cranberry or trimethoprim

A randomized, controlled human study was conducted to compare the effectiveness of cranberry extract with low-dose trimethoprim in the prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections in older women.

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Related Topix: Trimethoprim (generic), Proloprim, Medicine, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

P&T Community

Experts Offer Guidance on Preventing Catheter-Associated UTIs

New expert guidance highlights strategies for implementing and prioritizing efforts to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections in hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Apr 09, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Released From Hospital

Beloved author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been cleared to go home from a hospital in Mexico City after spending a week receiving treatment for dehydration linked to lung and urinary tract infections.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Dehydration

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Infection Control Today

Expert Guidance Highlights Practices to Reduce Prevalence of CAUTIs

New expert guidance highlights strategies for implementing and prioritizing efforts to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections in hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Infection Control Today

Infections Due to ESBL-Producing Bacteria are Increasing, Study Finds

Community-associated infections caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing bacteria are a growing concern.

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Related Topix: Providence, RI, E. Coli, Health, Medicine

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Puppy to receive lifesaving surgery

Felicity, a 21-week-old yellow Labrador puppy, is suffering from a congenital bladder defect called ectopic ureter.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Ithaca, NY

Norwalk Citizen News

Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, hospitalized

People walk outside the hospital where Colombian Nobel Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being treated in Mexico City, Thursday, April 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Arts, Literature, Medicine, Health, Journalism

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Genesee Country Express

Over the Counter: A urinary tract infection can be prevented

The razor-sharp pain and burning of a urinary tract infection is often unbearable.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cranberry

Diabetes Self Management

What Is Your Urine Trying to Tell You?

I realize that it may seem strange to be reading a posting about urine. However, last week I wrote about urinary tract infections , so I think this week's topic is relevant.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Phenazopyridine (generic), Pyridium

Tue Mar 25, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

A way to end recurrent urinary tract infections? Study with mice gives hope

Millions of people worldwide - mostly women - suffer from recurrent urinary tract infections that seriously degrade their health and quality of life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Utah, Food and Drug Administration, Agriculture, Science, World News, Slovenia,

EurekAlert!

RI Hospital: Number of patients admitted with antibiotic-resistant infections is rising

The emergence of community-acquired infections, such as urinary tract infections , due to strains resistant to common antibiotics are on the rise, according to Rhode Island Hospital researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, E. Coli, Nitrofurantoin (generic), Macrobid

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Community comes together to help Felicity

A group of fitness instructors are banding together to help pay for an expensive medical procedure for Felicity, a spirited 20-week-old yellow Labrador puppy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hermon, NY, Russell, NY, Waddington, NY, Gouverneur, NY, St Lawrence County, NY

Wed Mar 19, 2014

LiveScience

How Do Antibiotics Work?

Before the 20th century, there were no effective treatments for infections caused by bacteria, including pneumonia, tuberculosis, gonorrhea, rheumatic fever and urinary tract infections.

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Related Topix: Pneumonia, Medicine, Health, Gonorrhea, Cipro, Ciprofloxacin (generic)

Mon Mar 17, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

CDC tackles antibiotics prescribing

An increasing number of infections among hospital patients nationwide has spurred the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a report addressing the overprescription of antibiotics and inconsistent prescription practices within hospitals.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Health

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