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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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How To Do A Urine Home Pregnancy Test in 12 Steps

It might seem simple, but there can be many factors influencing the accuracy of your urine home pregnancy test. In these 12 steps, we'll show you how to improve the accuracy of your urine pregnancy test. ... more »
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Urination during pregnancy

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