UTI

10.10.19

Wellness Brands Skirt FDA Rules to Push Shady UTI ‘Cures’ on Instagram

Promising cures or prevention is against the law for supplements, but at least one product believes it's skirting the line.

9.21.18

What It's Like to Get a UTI Every Time You Have Sex

I’ve rushed to the emergency room at four in the morning; missed out on days of pay while on the floor in agony, and had to suffer the indignity of explaining to housemates why I was stuck in the bathroom all evening.

8.28.18

How I Finally Found Relief for What Felt Like a Chronic UTI

I went on walks and talked to my bladder. “You’re the best bladder in the world,” I told it.

7.19.18

When Is Peeing Too Often the Sign of a Problem?

“I talk to people who just let it drop that they go to the bathroom 20 times a day. They don’t realize that’s unusual.”

1.4.17

How I Healed My Never-ending UTI

Apparently chugging cranberry juice isn't always the answer.

4.19.16

Why We Desperately Need to Study More Female Astronauts

Women face a higher risk of UTIs in space. Men are at risk of kidney stones.

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3.8.16

Where the Fuck Is Our UTI Vaccine?

A new study suggests we may have found a way to get rid of urinary tract infections without antibiotics. But don't get your hopes up: We talked to a UTI researcher about why, despite widespread demand for a cure, the stinging and burning persist.

3.7.16

New Research Suggests We Could Treat UTIs Without Antibiotics

One of the most common infections could be treated with alternative methods.