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Organic food and malformations in the urinary tract (hypospadias) in newborn boys

Women who ate organically produced food during pregnancy had halved likelihood of giving birth to a boy with hypospadias compared to women ...

A person’s diet, acidity of urine may affect susceptibility to UTIs

By Julia Evangelou Strait - The acidity of urine — as well as the presence of small molecules related to diet — ...

Bladder Cells Regurgitate Bacteria to Prevent UTIs

By Duke Medicine News and Communications - DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke Medicine researchers have found that bladder cells have a highly effective way to combat E. coli bacteria that cause urinary tract infections (UTIs). ... Full story

Boosting the Body’s Natural Ability to Fight Urinary Tract Infections

Experimental drug that stabilizes immune defense protein HIF-1alpha protects against major UTI pathogen ... Full story

Non-invasive device instantly diagnoses urinary tract infections

A patient demonstrates use of the wireless UTI detection device. ... Full story

Loyola researchers identify method to assess UTI risk after pelvic-floor surgery

Findings may help better manage women with urinary tract infections ... Full story

Next-generation treatment for urinary tract infections may focus on fitness genes

University of Michigan Health System identifies genes expressed during UTIs ... Full story

Natural Substance Produced by Kidneys Prevents UTIs

A urinary tract infection confined to the bladder is usually just irritating, but an infection that spreads to the kidney can cause permanent organ damage and even death due to sepsis. ... Full story

Urine HPV test could offer alternative to conventional smear and improve screening uptake

A simple urine test for human papillomavirus (HPV) could offer a more acceptable, non-invasive alternative to the conventional cervical test and improve screening uptake, researchers from Queen Mary University of London have found. ... Full story

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