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There’s all kinds of folk wisdom about fighting infections, and as antibiotic resistance becomes an increasingly threatening issue, scientists are giving folk cures serious consideration and validation through research. You can add cranberry juice to the list of study validated remedies: a new study finds that it can help fight bacteria and even antibiotic resistance. […]

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I think the best kinds of studies are the ones that confirm simple truths. For example, a study has found that most recurrent bladder infections can be prevented by drinking more water. Drinking water to prevent (and help treat) bladder and other UTI infections is already folk wisdom, but with this study, there’s no excuse […]

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Burning, frequent urination, a need to go that won’t go away almost always indicate a bladder infection, according to new research. It may seem obvious, but 20% (1 in 5) people with symptoms of a bladder infection test negative when for bacteria when they visit the doctor. In an attempt to answer what’s causing bladder […]

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As men age, the prostate enlarges. Begining at age 30, each passing decade speeds growth, so that by their forties many men experience symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), and about half of all aging men will experience symptoms severe enough to require some form of treatment. What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia? The prostate is […]

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Prostate Cancer causes 1 in 3 of all cancer-related deaths in men. Although it is rare for a man under 40 to get prostate cancer, it’s never too soon to start watching your body and taking preventative measures to reduce your odds of getting prostate cancer when you’re in the high risk age range (40 […]

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