Urology Career and Resource Center

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The real deal on cranberry juice and UTIs

Source: American Chemical Society

While UTIs are traditionally treated with antibiotics, the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is driving research for alternative methods of UTI treatment and prevention. Researchers set out to identify the active compound in cranberries responsible for the reputation of cranberry juice as a remedy for urinary tract infections and made a surprising new discovery about anti-adhesive properties of cranberry oligosaccharides.

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Stubborn prostate cancer cells responding to coffee?

Source: European Association of Urology

A recent pilot study performed by Japanese scientists found that two naturally occurring compounds in coffee effectively inhibit the growth of prostate cancer cells resistant to common anti-cancer drugs. While researchers are optimistic about clinical applications, they do not advocate sudden changes in coffee consumption. Studies are still in the early stages and have yet to be tested in human trials.

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