Urine Problems News

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10/17/2017
Common Exercise Therapy May Not Help Women With Leaky Bladder

AHT is widely used, but data review shows little evidence it really works

10/9/2017
Did Your Urinary Infection Come From a Chicken Coop?

Poultry samples with bacteria were found to have same genetic fingerprints as some infected patients' urine

10/9/2017
Hate UTIs? One Simple Step Can Cut the Risk

Adding more water to daily routine lowered odds for the infections

10/4/2017
Coming Soon: A Faster Test for Antibiotics Against UTIs?

In the future, identifying which drug works best might take minutes rather than days, research suggests

5/15/2017
E-Cigarettes Linked to Bladder Cancer Risk

'Vaping' could lead to cancerous changes in cells that form the bladder lining, research indicates

5/15/2017
Bike Fanatics Shouldn't Worry About Effects on Sexual Health

Any transient discomfort or numbness won't harm their sexual or urinary function, study finds

5/15/2017
Shift Work May Put Damper on a Man's Sex Life

Disrupted sleep patterns could explain the link, three studies suggest

4/13/2017
It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients

Study suggests the ancient practice might ease side effects of therapy

3/31/2017
Drug Tied to Dementia Risk Overprescribed to Seniors: Study

Lower cost might help drive doctors' choice, researchers say

3/27/2017
Curbing Sleep Apnea Might Mean Fewer Night Trips to Bathroom

Research finds many men's urinary habits benefit when CPAP mask therapy is used

3/27/2017
Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Study participants also reported better quality of life, possibly from less interrupted sleep

3/20/2017
Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk

However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

3/6/2017
Noctiva Approved for Frequent Urination at Night

For adults who awaken to urinate at least twice nightly

12/14/2016
Sniffing Out the Asparagus-Odor-in-Pee Mystery

Genetics may explain the digestive puzzle, researchers say

10/4/2016
Botox Beats Implant for Urinary Incontinence in Women

But both have side effects that may affect your choice, researchers say

8/22/2016
Too Few Female Urologists to Meet Aging Patients' Demand

Women prefer female doctors, but urology has one of the largest gender gaps in medicine, researchers say

5/9/2016
Could Nasal Spray Curtail Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Exercise also touted as an answer to 'nocturia'

4/4/2016
New Prostate Technique May Help Men's Nighttime Urination

Procedure partially blocks blood flow to the gland and appears to ease the night need, but skeptics exist

2/26/2016
Urinary Incontinence Risk Rises Slightly After Vaginal Birth, Study Finds

But the risks that come with an elective C-section must be considered as well, experts say

9/17/2015
Health Tip: What May Cause Urinary Incontinence

Factors that may increase your risk

5/15/2015
Botox Eases Overactive Bladder, 2 Studies Find

Skin smoother brought relief for majority -- but not all -- of patients who got injections for urinary incontinence

5/1/2015
Health Tip: Spotting Signs of Urinary Tract Infection

You may have pain in the side or lower back

4/30/2015
Study Casts Doubt on Use of Common Antibiotic for UTIs in Women

Canadian researchers find other antibiotics may beat nitrofurantoin, but one expert says drug still useful

4/3/2015
Urine Isn't Free of Bacteria

New study links bacteria found in urine in bladder to urinary incontinence

2/26/2015
New Antibiotic Avycaz Approved

Combination drug sanctioned for abdominal, urinary tract infections

1/27/2015
12/9/2014
Full Bladder May Get a Third of Women Over 40 Up at Night

Known as nocturia, condition can be benign or linked to more serious health issue, researchers note

10/14/2014
Urinary Prosthetic Device for Women Approved

Helps those who can't contract bladder muscles

9/5/2014
Exercise Might Curb His Nightly Trips to the Bathroom

Physical activity linked to fewer symptoms of nocturia, study says

7/11/2014
Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says

Treatment looked promising in small trial

5/19/2014
'Sterile' Urine May Be a Myth

Bacteria lurked even in samples from healthy women, researchers say

5/19/2014
Botox Might Help Treat Bladder Disorders

Studies found it eased incontinence, helped counter loss of bladder control

4/29/2014
FDA Moves Female Incontinence Device to 'High Risk' Status

Vaginal mesh devices have been linked to pain, infection, other problems, agency says

10/10/2013
9/19/2013
Incontinence Surgery Bests Physical Therapy in Trial

More than 90 percent of women with leakage reported improvement with sling procedure

7/18/2013
Researchers Spot Mutant Gene Behind Defects That Can Cause Kidney Failure

Discovery could help doctors identify those at risk for the kidney, urinary tract defects

6/25/2013
Nerve Regrowth Technique Restores Bladder Function in Paralyzed Rats

Study authors say findings may someday help people with spinal cord injury

5/15/2013
Sugary Sodas, Fruit Punches May Raise Kidney Stone Risk: Study

It's important to stay hydrated, but water may be your best choice, experts say

3/20/2013
High-Dose Statins Linked to Acute Kidney Damage

Large study doesn't prove connection, but experts say patients should ask doctors about concerns

3/14/2013
Bathroom Visits May Add to Sleep Problems for Seniors

In older people with insomnia, nighttime awakenings last longer if they get up to urinate, study finds

2/1/2013
Ravicti Approved for Urea Cycle Disorders

Conditions inhibit ammonia removal from the body

1/30/2013
Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatments Similar in Long Run: Study

Researchers comparing surgery, radiation therapy did find short-term differences in men's sexual, urinary, bowel problems

1/25/2013
1st OTC Drug Approved for Women With Overactive Bladder

Oxytrol is intended for use by those 18 and older

1/22/2013
Botox Approved for Overactive Bladder

When people don't respond to standard treatments

1/21/2013
FDA Gives Nod to Botox to Treat Overactive Bladder

Injections of the drug into bladder muscle appear to ease incontinence, agency says

1/14/2013
Early Parkinson's Patients May Suffer Some Symptoms in Silence

Yet help is possible if doctors know about the problem, study suggests

11/12/2012
Genital Injuries Common But Preventable, Researchers Say

Men more often hurt, with younger males tending to get injured on bikes, older males slipping in the tub

10/29/2012
Potty-Training Method Won't Affect Tot's Health: Study

Rather than arguing or punishing, parents can help make this a positive experience

8/30/2012
In Diabetes, Any Protein in Urine May Signal Heart Risk

Even slightly elevated albumin linked to raised odds of stroke, heart attack, heart failure in study

8/2/2012
Health Tip: If Your Older Child Wets the Bed

Ask the pediatrician if it could mean a medical problem