Cranberry doesn't prevent UTIs, study finds

Cranberry doesn't prevent UTIs, study finds

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Cranberry capsules do not decrease episodes of urinary tract infection or lessen the presence of bacteria and pus in the urine, a new study says.
29 Oct 2016 - General
Urinary tract infection is a very common infection. Complicated urinary tract infection or pyelonephritis or urinary tract infection leading to septicaemia can be potentially dangerous for the patient, and need to be treated promptly and appropriately. There are a lot of risk factors for having urinary tract infections like anatomical abnormality of the urinary tract, having a urinary catheter in-situ, immunocompromised, diabetes, reduced mobility or bed bound, and being a female (shorter urethr...
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Urinary tract Infections can be encountered by women of all ages and as men age, they are also more susceptible to UTIs. UTIs occur when bacteria infect urinary tract and it must be treated immediately as bacteria can invade to kidneys easily causing renal infection. It is very troublesome with frequent peeing, urge to urinate even when the bladder is empty, low fever and sometimes cloudy or bloody urine. A study in 1994 about UTIs had shown that cranberry juice is very effective in treating and...
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