Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Cranberry as Effective as Antibiotics for UTIs

"Cranberry has been found to be as effective as antibiotics in treating recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) in older women. Although cranberry has been used in alternative medicine for decades to forestall UTIs, the new study which was published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, showed that Cran-Max, a cranberry concentrate, prevented UTIs about as well as trimenthoprim, a commonly prescribed antibiotic."

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