Urine Problems News

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4/14/2008
Elevated Urate Levels May Slow Parkinson's in Men

Those with highest amount had almost half the risk of needing to start treatment

3/1/2008
Pelvic Floor Disorders Affect 1 in 3 Women

Incontinence, dropped organs not just a function of age, study reports

2/14/2008
Health Tip: Painful Urination

Here are possible causes

1/9/2008
Hospitals Score Poorly on Preventing Urinary Tract Infection

Most don't even do basic monitoring of catheterized patients, study found

11/26/2007
Prostate Cancer Treatments Often Compound Existing Health Problems

Many patients getting therapies that are not the best for them, study says

11/22/2007
Cranberry Sauce May Be Healthy Treat

Science is revealing how berry helps ward off infection

11/9/2007
Severe Urinary Problems Boost Death Risk in Older Men

Those over 45 face an almost 24-fold increase in mortality, study says

11/4/2007
Urinary Tract Infection May Raise Birth Defect Risk

More cases of a heart anomaly in babies born to infected women, study found

10/26/2007
Hysterectomy May Boost Incontinence Risk

When done to treat benign conditions, procedure more than doubled the odds, study found

10/8/2007
Human Urine Safe, Productive Fertilizer

It's loaded with nitrogen and shouldn't pose health risk, experts say

7/10/2007
Antibiotics Won't Prevent Urinary Tract Infections in Kids: Study

In fact, preventive use could spur drug resistance, researchers say

5/23/2007
Botox Could Treat Enlarged Prostate

It relieves symptoms and shrinks oversized gland, study shows

5/21/2007
Female Urinary Incontinence Surgeries Go Head-to-Head

Trial finds 'sling' procedure gives better results, but has higher complication rate

5/17/2007
Health Tip: Avoid Urinary Tract Infections

Proper hygiene can keep bacteria at bay

5/3/2007
Health Tip: Catheter Hygiene

How to care for the device

4/2/2007
Urine-Based Drug Tests Too Flawed for Widespread Use: Study

Error rate is just too high, researchers say

2/16/2007
'Smart Bladder' Technology Could Help Paralyzed

Stimulating spinal cord can restore natural urination, animal study shows

2/14/2007
Blood Test Spots Severe Enlarged Prostate

It correctly detected the condition 90% of the time, study found

1/12/2007
Inflammatory Genes Linked to Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

If sodium handling goes awry, study says blood pressure spike persists long after it should

12/28/2006
More U.S. Kids Developing Kidney Stones

The likely cause: too little water, too much salt, experts say

12/1/2006
Hormone Imbalance Could Spur Some Bed-Wetting

Finding may explain why some children don't respond to treatment

10/7/2006
Sleep Apnea, Hypertension Common in Chronic Kidney Disease

Protein in urine a marker for body's ability to filter wastes

9/20/2006
Health Tip: About Overactive Bladder

When you need to 'go' too often

8/16/2006
Health Tip: Urinary Incontinence

Aging muscles aren't the only cause

8/15/2006
Blacks, Hispanics Hospitalized More Often for Diabetes, Heart Disease

Many cases could have been prevented through better outpatient care, U.S. group finds

8/7/2006
Spotting Kidney Disease Helps Heart Patients

Experts urge blood, urine tests for those with cardiovascular trouble

8/4/2006
Kidney Membrane Keeps Blood Proteins Out of Urine

Findings in mice may help doctors develop a treatment to avoid organ failure

7/27/2006
Summertime Is High Time for Kidney Stones

Protect yourself by drinking lots of water, experts say

6/9/2006
Health Tip: Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infection

Painful or bloody urination are common warning signs

6/1/2006
Body Has Antibiotic to Fight Urinary Tract Infection

Boosting levels of the compound might help women battle UTIs

5/24/2006
St. John's Wort Could Ease Bladder Woes

Rat study finds it controls pain linked to interstitial cystitis

5/23/2006
Botox Might Help Treat Enlarged Prostate

In small study, three-quarters of patients gained better bladder function

4/23/2006
Diet Changes Could Curb Bedwetting

Avoiding bladder-irritating foods like caffeine can help

4/12/2006
Procedure Helps Restore Urinary Continence in Women

A bladder-supporting technique proves effective in major trial

4/12/2006
Kidney Stone Shock Wave Treatment Boosts Diabetes, Hypertension Risk

Study suggests link, but doctors say it's too early to abandon this therapy

3/27/2006
Urinary Incontinence May Bring Depression

Women with the disorder face twice the risk, study finds

2/22/2006
Health Tip: About Urinary Tract Infections

They affect women more than men

2/7/2006
Most Doctors Mishandling Teen Drug Tests

Majority don't follow procedures that ensure accuracy, study finds

2/3/2006
Pot Smoking Could Raise Odds for Bladder Cancer

Small study found nine out of 10 patients had regularly used marijuana

1/27/2006
Modest Weight Loss Boosts Bladder Control

Overweight women at risk for diabetes saw real improvements, study found

1/20/2006
Many Europeans Don't Seek Help for Overactive Bladder

Less than half affected say they'd see a doctor about the problem, survey finds

10/25/2005
Urine Test Could Spot Bladder Cancer

A noninvasive screen is badly needed, experts say

7/29/2005
Hospital Reminders Lower Urinary Catheter Risk

System prompts doctors to remove the devices sooner

7/19/2005
Many Parents Use Cranberry Juice to Treat Kids' Urinary Trouble

But less than a quarter discuss this with a pediatrician, survey finds

7/11/2005
NSAID Painkillers May Raise Urinary Retention Risk

But experts disagree about the seriousness of the problem

6/10/2005
Health Tip: Avoiding Bladder Infection

Some helpful suggestions

6/6/2005
Keeping Urinary Incontinence Under Control

Key steps to minimizing its impact on everyday life

5/25/2005
Study: Most Overactive Bladder Is Treatable

Researchers believe bladder spasms, not shrinkage, cause the disorder

5/23/2005
Incontinence Drug Reveals New Benefit

Trospium chloride protects in both a systemic and bladder-specific manner

2/22/2005
HRT May Worsen Urinary Incontinence

Another blow for estrogen replacement therapy, experts say