Cranberry and UTIs

Cranberry Effective Against Recurrent UTIs

A new meta-analysis of seven clinical trials shows daily cranberry intake might reduce the risk of recurrent urinary tract infections (rUTI) significantly. After reviewing scientific literature, researchers chose seven relevant randomized controlled trials for this meta-analysis.  In general the studies were fairly small with only 2 of the studies having over 300 participants.  Data from…

cranberries and uti's

Cranberry Beverage Fared Better Than Placebo in Latest Study on UTI’s

A new study found consumption of cranberry juice reduced urinary tract infections (UTI’s) in women with a history of these types of infections.  Due to recent rises in antibiotic resistance, urinary tract infections, which are extremely common, have grown more difficult to treat. Over 350 women participated in this study after having met the eligibility…