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  • Jan 2019

    Uses and types of urinary catheter

    A person may need to use a urinary catheter if they have problems passing urine. There are several types of catheter, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. Learn more about urinary catheters, and what to expect when using them, here.

  • Jan 2019

    Remedios caseros para la vaginosis bacteriana

    La vaginosis bacteriana es la infección vaginal más común. ¿Qué la causa, funcionan los remedios caseros? En este artículo responderemos estas preguntas y más.

  • Jan 2019

    Trece remedios caseros y naturales para los cálculos renales

    Los cálculos renales se producen cuando los minerales y las sales forman depósitos duros en los riñones. A continuación, veremos 13 remedios caseros para ayudar a controlar los síntomas.

  • Jan 2019

    Causes of abdominal pain and chills

    The causes of stomach pain and chills include gastroenteritis, salmonella, and even the common cold. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about these, and the other causes of stomach pain and chills, here.

  • Jan 2019

    Abdominal pain and painful urination causes

    Pain in the abdomen and pain while urinating can result from a range of issues, including a urinary tract infection. Learn more about the potential causes here.

  • Dec 2018

    What is bowel obstruction?

    A bowel obstruction occurs when something blocks part of the small or large intestine. This blockage can be a serious problem if it is left untreated, so a person should speak to a doctor if they experience any of the symptoms. Learn more about these symptoms, the causes, treatment options, and diet tips here.

  • Dec 2018

    What is the normal pH range for urine?

    The acidity of urine varies greatly depending on a person’s diet and any medical conditions they may have. In this article, we discuss the normal pH range for urine, and what abnormal test results might mean.

  • Dec 2018

    Can D-mannose treat a UTI?

    D-mannose is a type of sugar that researchers believe may help treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). Learn more about the studies, conclusions, and possible dosage here.

  • Nov 2018

    What are the symptoms of low sodium levels?

    Low sodium in the blood can cause confusion, lethargy, and nausea. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about low sodium levels, risk factors, prevention and treatment here.

  • Nov 2018

    What are the most common causes of pelvic pain in men?

    Pelvic pain in men can result from a range of issues, including a hernia, prostatitis, and appendicitis. This pain occurs somewhere between the navel and groin. Treatment depends on the cause and may involve antibiotics. Learn about the most common causes of pelvic pain in men here.

  • Nov 2018

    What are bone metastases in prostate cancer?

    When prostate cancer spreads to the bones, this is known as bone metastases. Although there is no cure for this advanced stage of prostate cancer, treatment can help relieve symptoms, improve quality of life, and extend life expectancy. Learn more here.

  • Nov 2018

    What is lupus?

    Lupus is a complex and potentially serious autoimmune condition. It has a variety of symptoms and can affect different parts of the body. It is difficult to diagnose, but new scientific discoveries are making early diagnosis easier. Treatment can provide effective ways to manage symptoms and improve quality of life.

  • Nov 2018

    What to know about late-stage hepatitis C

    Hepatitis C is a viral infection that can cause substantial liver damage, particularly in the later stages. The treatment and outlook will depend on the progression of the disease. Learn more here.

  • Nov 2018

    What to know about gallbladder removal

    A doctor may recommend gallbladder removal if other treatments do not provide relief from the symptoms of gallstones. Learn about the procedure and recovery here.

  • Oct 2018

    Anticholinergic drugs: What to know

    Anticholinergic drugs can help treat a variety of conditions, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bladder conditions, gastrointestinal disorders, and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. In this article, learn about the different types of anticholinergic drugs and their possible side effects.

  • Oct 2018

    'Anti-aging molecule' could improve liver and kidney treatments

    Blocking an enzyme that limits the activity of the 'anti-aging molecule' NAD+ could be a way to protect the liver and kidneys from damage, study suggests.

  • Oct 2018

    Can you take too much magnesium?

    Magnesium is essential for health, but taking too much can cause problems, including digestive issues, lethargy, and an irregular heartbeat. In rare cases, an overdose can be fatal. Learn more here.

  • Sep 2018

    What can make urination painful?

    There are many possible causes of painful urination, or dysuria, including bacterial infections and health conditions that place extra pressure on the bladder. Fortunately, most of these potential causes are highly treatable. Learn more about 10 causes of dysuria here, as well as when to see a doctor.

  • Sep 2018

    Study overturns what we know about kidney stones

    New research uses cutting-edge technology to study kidney stones. The findings change what we know about their nature, composition, and behavior.

  • Sep 2018

    Treating urinary tract infections with Cipro

    Cipro is an antibiotic that doctors use to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). For Cipro to work, people must take the full course of the drug and follow their doctor's instructions. But some people may be at risk of severe side effects if they take Cipro, and they may need to consider alternatives. Learn more here.

  • Sep 2018

    Urologic conditions lead to depression, sleep issues in men

    Physicians need to be aware that men with urologic conditions often have depression and sleep problems and should refer them appropriately, says a study.

  • Aug 2018

    Vitamin B-3 may treat and prevent acute kidney injury

    New research shows that raising vitamin B-3 levels may benefit patients who have undergone major surgery and are at risk of developing acute kidney injury.

  • Aug 2018

    What are the symptoms of a UTI in older adults?

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can affect people at any age. However, UTIs are one of the most common causes of infection in older adults. Symptoms of a UTI in older adults may include restlessness, agitation, and confusion. UTIs are treatable with medication. Learn more about UTIs in seniors here.

  • Aug 2018

    How to do pelvic floor exercises

    The pelvic floor is a set of muscles that supports pelvic organs, including the bladder and bowel. These muscles aid urinary control, continence, and orgasm. In this article, learn how to do four exercises that can help strengthen the pelvic floor, including bridge and squats. We also cover which exercises to avoid.

  • Jul 2018

    What to do about an evaporation line on a pregnancy test

    An evaporation line on a pregnancy test is a faint, non-colored line that may appear if a person uses the test incorrectly. In this article, learn to tell the difference between an evaporation line and a positive test result. We also describe how pregnancy tests work and how to prevent evaporation lines from appearing.