TUESDAY, Jan. 3, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Older women with urinary tract infections (UTIs) often experience delirium along with them, and researchers may have found a solution. Estrogen, often given as part of hormone replacement therapy after menopause, may prevent these mental changes, according to researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterContinue Reading

MONDAY, Dec. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Patients with a high-risk bladder cancer now have a new option to treat it. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a gene therapy called Adstiladrin, which is designed to work for patients who have what’s called high-risk non-muscle-invasive bladder cancerContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Nov. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The world desperately needs new antibiotics to fight infection as bacteria become resistant to existing options. GSK has developed a new antibiotic to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs) that appears to be so effective the pharmaceutical company stopped testing early on the recommendationContinue Reading

MONDAY, May 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Immunotherapy with nivolumab (Opdivo) after surgery for metastatic bladder cancer significantly reduces the odds for the tumor’s return, a new clinical trial finds. Among 700 patients with urothelial cancer of the bladder or other parts of urinary tract that had spread to muscle,Continue Reading