UTI treatment reduces E. coli, may offer alternative to antibiotics

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) tend to come back, even when treated. Most UTIs are caused by E. coli that live in the gut and spread to the urinary tract. A new study has found that a molecular decoy can reduce the numbers of UTI-causing bacteria in the gut. With the pool of disease-causing bacteria smaller, the researchers say, the risk of developing a UTI goes down. 📍


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s