Tag Archives: UTI

Cranberry juice reduces recurrent UTIs in children

Reuters reports for children who have been treated for a urinary tract infection (UTI), drinking cranberry juice every day may reduce the number of recurrent infections.

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For frequent UTIs, antibiotics work better than cranberries

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reported that, according to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, “women who have recurrent urinary tract infections will find more relief from antibiotics” than from eating cranberries, although women who … Continue reading

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Retail medical clinics offer low-cost care at similar quality to physicians’ offices

A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine has found that “retail clinics provide less costly treatment than physician offices or urgent care centers for 3 common illnesses, with no apparent adverse effect on quality of care or delivery … Continue reading

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