We've Bred a Race of Super UTI Bacteria That Could Leave Us in a World…

Brace your bladders, ladies. It appears that the bacteria E. coli, which is so fond of invading our sensitive lady urethras on a regular basis and wreaking all kinds of painful havoc up in our tracts, is growing smarter and learning to overcome our best defenses. A new study of over 12 million bacteria found that E.… » 5/01/12 9:30am 5/01/12 9:30am

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