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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Adrenal Glands

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Adrenal Glands

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Erectile dysfunction, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hypertension, Infertility, Kidney stones, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Stroke, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 3 comments

The adrenal glands-which are also called suprarenal glands-are part of the endocrine system and are found on the top of each kidney. How the endocrine system hormones work Hormones secreted from glands of the endocrine system travel in the bloodstream to target cells. Target cells have receptors that are specific to each hormone. The hormones and receptors...

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Does allergy and resistance to an antibiotic affect treatment choice for recurrent UTIs?

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in Urinary tract infection | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effect that allergy or resistance to an antibiotic has on choosing treatment for women with recurrent urinary tract infections. The study found that allergy and resistance to antibiotics strongly limited the choice of treatment. Some background Recurrent urinary tract infections (rUTI – an infection of...

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What antibiotic treatment is effective to treat UTIs caused by aerococcus bacteria?

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Urinary tract infection | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at different treatments for urinary tract infections (UTIs – infection of the urethra or bladder) caused by aerococcus bacteria. The study found that nitrofurantoin (Macrobid), pivmecillinam (Selexid) and ciprofloxacin (Cipro) were effective antibiotic treatments for UTIs caused by aerococcus. Some...

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5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About An Unappreciated Organ: The Bladder

5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About An Unappreciated Organ:  The Bladder

Posted by on Nov 25, 2017 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog, Prostate cancer, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 3 comments

Because of its lowly role in the human body, we think about our bladders only when something is going wrong  or when we have to go really, really badly. So, November has been set aside as Bladder Health Awareness month. Here is a short review of bladder anatomy and function as well as common problems that can happen. Your bladder is connected to your...

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FDA News Releases and Signing Up for Alerts

FDA News Releases and Signing Up for Alerts

Posted by on Aug 13, 2017 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Erectile dysfunction, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hypertension, Infertility, Kidney stones, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Stroke, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 1 comment

You may not know this but you can get warnings from the FDA on problems with prescription medications and over-the-counter drugs.  For example, on August 11, a FDA News Release issued this warning about over-the-counter liquid vitamins that are given to young children and those who cannot swallow pills. “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is...

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Promising early results for D-mannose in treating and preventing UTIs

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Urinary tract infection | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined D-mannose (Mannocist) as a treatment option for urinary tract infections (UTIs). Authors reported early results on the effectiveness of D-mannose in treating UTIs and reducing the risk of recurrent UTIs. However, further studies are needed to confirm these findings. Some background A UTI is a bacterial infection...

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Tanezumab can reduce pelvic pain in patients with interstitial cystitis

Posted by on Sep 5, 2016 in Urinary tract infection | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined tanezumab as a treatment of pelvic pain in patients with interstitial cystitis or prostatitis. Authors present preliminary findings of reduced pain with tanezumab, most notably in patients with interstitial cystitis. Some background A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that affects part of the...

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