Summer 2016

Understanding UTIs Across the Lifespan

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are very common in the U.S. In fact, UTIs are the second most common type of infection in the body and are the reason for more than 8 million visits to the doctor each year. About 10 in 25 women and 3 in 25 men will have symptoms of a UTI during their lifetime. A UTI happens when you get an infection in your urinary tract. …more

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are small, hard mineral deposits that form in the kidney. They may stay in the kidney or travel down the urinary tract. …more

Effect of Diet on Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial cystitis (IC) is a chronic health condition that causes pain and pressure in the bladder and pelvic area. Because of this, it is sometimes called painful bladder syndrome. IC can cause an urgent need to urinate, a frequent need to urinate, or both. …more

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Have you ever wondered if a vasectomy is painful or what happens during a prostate cancer screening? How about if your son needs to wear an athletic cup for every sport? Read our Ask the Experts Q&A to find the answer!…more

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