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UTIs Are Getting Harder To Treat, Say Doctors

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In case you didn't think women have enough to deal with already, here's another thing to add to the list.

If you've never experienced a urinary tract infection (UTI) before, consider yourself very lucky. Almost half of all women will get a UTI at least once in their lifetime and women are significantly more likely to experience a UTI over men according to a study published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

So put down that cranberry juice, and put away those capsules because studies have shown that they don't actually work. Usually best treated with antibiotics, generally these infections disappear rather quickly with the right dose. Well, that's not always the case, anymore.

A new list released by the World Health Organization suggests the E. coli, a leading cause of UTIs is becoming resistant to some antibiotics.

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