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Is the bladder microbiota responsible for recurrent urinary tract infections in postmenopausal women?

Why are postmenopausal women more susceptible to recurrent urinary tract infections? Is there an alternative to antibiotics, which give unsatisfactory results? To answer these questions, American researchers unveil a promising avenue: the bladder microbiota (or urinary microbiota).   Lowe...

E. coli urinary infection: from the intestinal microbiota to the bladder

Does Escherichia coli need to adapt when it passes from its intestinal reservoir to the bladder in order to cause a urinary infection? Danish researchers raised the question.   Urinary infections are very frequent, affecting one in three women at the age of 24. The Escherichia coli bacter...
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