Sexual Health / STDs
Chlamydia in men: Everything you need to know
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:00:00 PST
Chlamydia is a very common sexually transmitted infection that affects both males and females. In this article, learn about the symptoms and complications in males.

Urology / Nephrology
What causes bladder pain?
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:00:00 PST
Bladder pain may occur due to interstitial cystitis, a bladder infection, bladder cancer, or kidney stones. In this article, we look at the causes and treatment of bladder pain.

Urology / Nephrology
Drinking soda after exercise could damage kidneys
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 03:00:00 PST
A recent study concludes that drinking soda following physical exertion might cause further dehydration and could even cause kidney damage.

Urology / Nephrology
Uses and types of urinary catheter
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:00:00 PST
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.

Women's Health / Gynecology
Remedios caseros para la vaginosis bacteriana
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST
La vaginosis bacteriana es la infecci�n vaginal m�s com�n. �Qu� la causa, funcionan los remedios caseros? En este art�culo responderemos estas preguntas y m�s.

Urology / Nephrology
Trece remedios caseros y naturales para los c�lculos renales
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 PST
Los c�lculos renales se producen cuando los minerales y las sales forman dep�sitos duros en los ri�ones. A continuaci�n, veremos 13 remedios caseros para ayudar a controlar los s�ntomas.

GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology
Causes of abdominal pain and chills
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 05:00:00 PST
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.

Urology / Nephrology
Abdominal pain and painful urination causes
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 06:00:00 PST
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.

GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology
What is bowel obstruction?
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 12:00:00 PST
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.

Urology / Nephrology
What is the normal pH range for urine?
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:00:00 PST
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.

Urinary Tract Infection
Can D-mannose treat a UTI?
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:00:00 PST
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.

Blood / Hematology
What are the symptoms of low sodium levels?
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:00:00 PST
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.

Prostate / Prostate Cancer
What are the most common causes of pelvic pain in men?
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 15:00:00 PST
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.

Prostate / Prostate Cancer
What are bone metastases in prostate cancer?
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:00:00 PST
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.

Lupus
What is lupus?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 PST
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.

Liver Disease / Hepatitis
What to know about late-stage hepatitis C
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 04:00:00 PST
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.

Urology / Nephrology
What to know about gallbladder removal
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 09:00:00 PST
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.

Pharmacy / Pharmacist
Anticholinergic drugs: What to know
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 10:00:00 PST
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.

Urology / Nephrology
'Anti-aging molecule' could improve liver and kidney treatments
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 PST
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.

Nutrition / Diet
Can you take too much magnesium?
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 PST
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.

Urology / Nephrology
What can make urination painful?
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:00:00 PST
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.

Urology / Nephrology
Study overturns what we know about kidney stones
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:00:00 PST
New research uses cutting-edge technology to study kidney stones. The findings change what we know about their nature, composition, and behavior.

Urinary Tract Infection
Treating urinary tract infections with Cipro
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:00:00 PST
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.

Men's Health
Urologic conditions lead to depression, sleep issues in men
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 09:00:00 PST
Physicians need to be aware that men with urologic conditions often have depression and sleep problems and should refer them appropriately, says a study.

Urology / Nephrology
Vitamin B-3 may treat and prevent acute kidney injury
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 03:00:00 PST
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.