Sorry, Cranberry Juice Isn't a Magic Cure-All for Your Lady-Bits

Researchers at the University of Stirling reviewed 24 studies on the effectiveness of cranberry juice in preventing cystitis (a.k.a. bladder infections, a.k.a. GAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH). Their findings? Bad news for Ocean Spray. It seems that, despite decades of conventional wisdom that turned vodka-&-cranberries into… » 10/17/12 5:20pm 10/17/12 5:20pm

In The Fight Against UTIs, Cranberry Juice Is All You've Got

If you're interested in warding off urinary tract infections you should learn to love cranberry juice, because scientists won't be coming out with a pill version anytime soon. Proanthocyanidins or PACs, a group of flavonoids found in cranberries, were thought to be what makes the juice effective at fighting… » 10/31/11 10:55am 10/31/11 10:55am

Burning? Itching? Bad Breath? We Heart Cranberries

Everything your college roommate told you is true. Well, at least about the magic healing powers of the cranberry. Cranberry juice, long guzzled by paranoid sexually active women everywhere in an attempt to save themselves from the agonizing pain of a urinary tract infection, has been confirmed as having legit… » 1/10/08 2:00pm 1/10/08 2:00pm