Smelly wee: Seven accompanying symptoms to watch out for - ‘Ask for urgent GP appointment'
SMELLY wee, particularly on its own, is usually nothing to worry about. But knowing when it could be a sign of something more serious is important. If accompanied with other symptoms, it could be signalling a urinary tract infection . (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

STELARA ® (ustekinumab) Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Treat Pediatric Patients with Active Psoriatic Arthritis
HORSHAM, PENNSYLVANIA, August 1, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved STELARA® (ustekinumab) for the treatment of pediatric patients six years of age and older with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA). This rare disease that resembles adult PsA affects five to eight percent of children and adolescents with chronic inflammatory arthritis.*1-7 Two of the four indications for STELARA now include pediatric patients, further expanding its treatment profile since the first approval in 2009 for adults living with moderate...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

How to Return to Normal After Having Your Bladder Surgically Removed
When Jodi Byfuglin, 56, was diagnosed with bladder cancer, it felt like cruel irony. Byfuglin had lost both her parents to cancer in their 50s, and as a single mother of two, she was all her kids had left. “I promised that I would not leave them,” Byfuglin says. Bladder cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the United States, and older men are at highest risk. But about one-tenth of cases are in people younger than 55, and an estimated 19,480 women will be diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2022 (compared to about 61,700 men), according to the American Cancer Society. “I had no idea about bladder cancer...
Source: TIME: Health - July 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Simar Bajaj Tags: Uncategorized Disease freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Urinary tract infection in under 16s: diagnosis and management[ NG224], NICE (updated 27th July 2022)
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing first or recurrent upper or lower urinary tract infection (UTI) in babies, children and young people under 16. It aims to achieve more consistent clinical practice, based on accurate diagnosis and effective management. It does not cover babies, children and young people with urinary catheters in situ, neurogenic bladders, significant pre-existing urinary tract disorders (uropathies), underlying renal disease or immunosuppression, or recurrent UTI in sexually active girls and young women under 16. It also does not cover babies, children and young people in intensive care units. ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New tests may speed diagnoses of muscular disorder in infants, UTIs in kids
New tests could speed the diagnosis of spinal muscular atrophy, a rare but deadly progressive muscle-wasting disorder in infants, and urinary tract infections in children. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children in danger of kidney damage after tests miss 70% of urine infections
Doctors are failing to spot the signs of painful urinary tract infections in children, putting them at risk of kidney and bladder damage, experts warn. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Would you feel safe being treated on a 'virtual ward' in your home?
Heart failure, lung conditions, stroke, urinary tract infections, arthritis, dementia and even cancer are among the illnesses that can be monitored, and in some cases treated, remotely. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 tips to prevent a urinary tract infection
A urinary tract infection, also called a UTI, is an infection that occurs in the urinary system. This could include the urethra, bladder, ureters and kidneys. Most infections involve the bladder and urethra, known as the lower urinary tract. The most common symptoms include painful urination, tenderness above the bladder area, urgency and frequency of urination. Cloudy and a strong odor are not signs of infection. Women are at greater risk for a UTI because… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 12, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Methenamine Hippurate Could Be Alternative Treatment for Recurrent UTI
(MedPage Today) -- The urinary antiseptic methenamine hippurate (Hiprex) was non-inferior to antibiotic prophylaxis in women with a history of recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI), according to results from the ALTAR trial. Over the course... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - July 6, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) concerns halt preparations for urinary tract infection treatment pilot in community pharmacy
NHS England and NHS Improvement ' s AMR programme board has recommended that further work on a pilot to refer patients to community pharmacists for treatment of uncomplicated UTI be halted, due to concern about the risk of increasing unnecessary use of antimicrobials. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diagnostic Value of Different Urine Tests for UTIs Diagnostic Value of Different Urine Tests for UTIs
How do different tests for the detection of urinary tract infection compare in terms of diagnostic accuracy?Translational Andrology and Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Janssen Presents Study Results Showing Clinical Efficacy for TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) and Long-Term Safety Profile for STELARA® (ustekinumab) for Patients Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Digestive Disease Week® 2022
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, May 24, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data from the Phase 2 GALAXI 1 clinical trial of TREMFYA® (guselkumab) in adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohn’s disease (CD), and from three separate long-term pooled analyses of adult patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) and CD treated with STELARA® (ustekinumab).1,2,3,4 These data are being presented as oral and poster presentations and are among 29 Janssen abstracts presented during the Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) meeting taking place in person and virtually in San Di...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Methenamine hippurate compared with antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections in women: the ALTAR non-inferiority RCT
RCT (n=240) found methenamine is not inferior to current standard care (daily 50/100mg nitrofurantoin, 100mg trimethoprim or 250mg cefalexin) in preventing recurrent UTI ' s. Results suggest antimicrobial resistance is proportionally higher in women taking prophylactic antibiotics. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause: Medicinal mushrooms can ‘help reduce symptoms’ says expert - which ones to take
MENOPAUSE symptoms range from hot flushes to recurrent urinary tract infections and can have a significant impact on the daily life of some women. There are several ways medicinal mushrooms can help, according to one expert. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gut Dysbiosis Identified in Women With Recurrent UTI
TUESDAY, May 10, 2022 -- Women with recurrent urinary tract infections (rUTIs) have a gut microbiome that is significantly depleted in microbial richness and butyrate-producing bacteria, according to a study published online May 2 in Nature... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 10, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news