THURSDAY, April 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Urinary tract infections are common and usually simple to treat. But for people who become sick enough to land in the hospital with one, an experimental antibiotic may soon offer a new treatment option — taken by mouth instead of delivered by IV.
THURSDAY, March 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) — For women with frequent urine leakage, a newer and simpler “sling” surgery works as well as the standard version, according to a new clinical trial. The study involved women with stress urinary incontinence, where movement that puts pressure on the abdomen — such
FRIDAY, March 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Women plagued by frequent urinary tract infections often take daily antibiotics to ward them off. But an old antibiotic alternative might work just as well, a new clinical trial finds. Researchers found that the medication, called methenamine, was comparable to standard, low-dose antibiotics
FRIDAY, Dec. 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) — An overactive bladder isn’t just a nuisance and a source of embarrassment. For the elderly, it can also trigger a potentially fatal fall, a Canadian study says. “Falls are the leading cause of accidental death in seniors, and many people don’t know that
MONDAY, Dec. 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) — New research offers fresh proof that the COVID-19 pandemic delayed cancer diagnoses in the United States, increasing patients’ risk for poor outcomes. For the study, researchers analyzed data from more than 9 million patients at over 1,200 Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities. Procedures
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have identified two previously unrecognized symptoms of pancreatic cancer — a discovery that might help with earlier detection and improve extremely low survival numbers, they say. “When pancreatic cancer is diagnosed earlier, patients have a higher chance of survival. It is possible
MONDAY, Oct. 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Former President Bill Clinton was released from a California hospital on Sunday after being treated for sepsis. Clinton, 75, was admitted for care at the University of California Irvine Medical Center, in Orange, last Tuesday after developing sepsis triggered by a urological infection.
SUNDAY, Oct. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A spokesperson for former President Bill Clinton said late Saturday that the 75-year-old will be discharged from a California hospital on Sunday, CNN reported. Clinton was hospitalized at the University of California Irvine Medical Center, in Orange, earlier in the week after developing