urinary tract infection

Recurrent UTI linked to lingering symptoms

Recurrent infections cause ongoing bladder problems and pain by triggering sensory nerve growth and mast cell activation.

New antibiotic shows promise against drug-resistant superbugs

LPC-233: A new antibiotic against drug-resistant bacteria.

New study improves antibiotic prescribing for urinary tract infections in primary care

The University of Bristol's research helps GPs choose medications for UTIs.

Bladder organoids to study UTIs in a more controlled way

Studies reveal how bacteria invade the bladder, and how they evade the immune system and resist antibiotics.

New spinning microfluidic device inspired by a spinning toy

A spinning toy meets hydrodynamics and sets point-of-care diagnostics in motion.

Autonomous diaper sensor detects better urinary tract infections

A urinary tract infection (UTI) happens when bacteria (germs) get into the urinary tract. The most common place for a UTI to occur is...

Early use of antibiotics in elderly patients associated with reduced sepsis risk

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is the most common bacterial infection in the older patient population, and Escherichia coli is the most common uropathogen in...

Children’s drug-resistant bugs could stop common antibiotics working

Rising levels of medication protection in the microorganisms that reason youth contamination could render normal anti-infection agents ineffectual, an investigation cautions. E. coli is in...

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