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Bladder Cancer vs. Bladder Infection: A Test That Shows the Difference

Researchers in Germany have found a way to detect a biomarker for bladder cancer (AHNAK2), as opposed to a bladder infection, for the first time.

By Diane Domina

UTI, Robot: Can AI Detect Urinary Tract Infections?

New artificial intelligence (AI) may be able to identify and help reduce UTIs, which are a common reason why people with dementia are hospitalized.

By Lara DeSanto

How to Prevent and Treat UTIs

Urinary tract infections can be extremely painful. Here’s what you need to know to stop them in their tracks.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Bladder Cancer Caregiving Is a Partnership

Caregiving for a loved one with bladder cancer can strengthen your connection to each other, adding a new dimension to your relationship.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

An Inspiring Bladder Cancer Survivor Story

Cynthia Kinsella was devastated when she first got her bladder cancer diagnosis, but she feels great 12 years later. Learn how it changed her life.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Women, Your Urine Isn’t Sterile After All

The bladder in a healthy woman contains bacteria similar to what’s found in the vagina, say researchers. Findings of a small small study dispel the common belief that healthy urine is sterile.

By Diane Domina

Advice for Men With Overactive Bladder

For men who have overactive bladder, the goal of a training program is to limit urination to once every two to four hours during the day.

By HealthAfter50

Are You at Risk for Kidney Disease?

A new blood test may help predict your risk of developing kidney disease so you can take early steps to prevent kidney damage.

By HealthAfter50

Urinary Tract Infections: What to Know

If you’re a woman, chances are you’ve had at least one urinary tract infection (UTI) in your lifetime.

By Berkeley Wellness

Interstitial Cystitis: Relief for Bladder Pain

Do you have chronic pelvic pain and feel the need to urinate urgently and frequently? You might be one of the estimated 5 million Americans with IC/BPS

By HealthAfter50