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    Cranberries Not Effective in Preventing UTIs

    Oh the joys of being a woman:  periods, monthly mood swings, lumpy breasts, and for many, recurrent Urinary Tract Infections! UTI’s account for nearly one in four bacterial infections in women, over 50% of us will develop a UTI in our lifetime. ... more »

    Drink More Water – Not Beverages – For Skinnier Body

    Never before in the history of the world have there been so many ways to quench thirst.  The array of beverages can be mind-boggling but the body works best when water is the drink of choice.  Many flavored beverages are packed with more calories than a banana split, leading some medical studies to suggest the weight-loss benefits of water is nothing more than an absence of added sugar an ... more »

    Flame Retardant Associated with Decreased Semen Quality is Found in Urine Samples

    Thirty years ago a flame retardant called chlorinated tris was usedon children's clothing. The flame retardant was removed from the market, but it continues to be used in polyurethane foam often found in officebuildings. ... more »

    What’s That Smell?

    While spending time with my friend and her three-month old recently, we were both remarking on how he perfectly exuded that “baby smell.” It’s hard to define, and people that have never spent time with an infant could never imagine it. ... more »

    24 Hour Potassium (24 Hour Urine Collection) (Excretion) During Pregnancy

    Patients ordered to complete a 24 hour potassium excretion test must collect all excreted urine for 24 hours. The urine is tested for potassium in an attempt to pattern potassium rise and fall throughout the 24 hour period. ... more »

    Pregnancy Stages: Embarrassing Symptoms of Pregnancy

    Not all of pregnancy is beautiful or comfortable. For some women, talking about the more embarrassing symptoms that occur during pregnancy stages can be hard. ... more »

    Predicting Preeclampsia at 13 Weeks

    British researchers have developed an algorithm, which appears to be a far better predictor of gestational hypertension than the conventional approach of maternal history alone ... more »

    Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Test

    The FSH Urine Test is a test kit for the determination of FSH (human Follicular Stimulating Hormone) concentration in urine specimens. ... more »

    How To Do A Urine Home Pregnancy Test in 12 Steps

    In 12 steps we show you how to improve the accuracy of your urine pregnancy test ... more »

    Urination during pregnancy

    When women are pregnant, they most often complain about frequent urination during pregnancy which is a common symptom of pregnancy. ... more »

    What is the Home Urine Pregnancy Test About and How Do You Do It?

    A home pregnancy test allows you to perform a test in your home to determine if you are pregnant. ... more »

    The Drano Test to Predict the Baby's Gender

    Mixing drano with urine does not only not detect the baby's sex but it's also very dangerous. ... more »

    Early and Home Pregnancy Test Info and HPT and hCG levels

    Early home pregnancy tests detect the pregnancy hormone hCG human chorionic gonadotropin in your urine. ... more »

    Infections and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) During Pregnancy

    An infection during pregnancy is different from when you are not pregnant - it can affect the pregnant woman as well as the developing fetus inside the uterus. ... more »

    How Home Pregnancy Tests Work

    How home pregnancy tests (HPTs) work. ... more »

    Fetal Hydronephrosis

    Possible causes of fetal Hydronephrosis. ... more »

    Positive Pregnancy Test Results

    Positive pregnancy test results can show up any time before or after a missed period. Read below more about when the pregnancy test result first becomes positive. ... more »

    Bacteriuria

    Up to one in 10 women has asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy. If untreated, about one-third of these will develop symptomatic infection of the bladder or kidney. These infections can lead to complications such as premature labor and delivery. ... more »

    HPT - How To

    How do I do a home pregnancy test (HPT)? ... more »

    Pregnancy - Urine Color

    Does the color of the urine change when you become pregnant? ... more »

    Ovulation Detection - Best Time of Day

    Which time of day is best to test? ... more »