Urinary Tract Infection in Adults (cont.)
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Hope through research
Scientists are working on developing a vaccine that can prevent UTIs from coming back. Researchers are testing injected and oral vaccines to see which works best. Another method being considered for women is to apply the vaccine directly as a suppository in the vagina. Other scientists are working on identifying ways to prevent UTIs using probiotics.
Participants in clinical trials can play a more active role in their own health care, gain access to new research treatments before they are widely available, and help others by contributing to medical research. For information about current studies, visit www.ClinicalTrials.gov.
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Last Editorial Review: 5/24/2011