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September 2017

Cranberry for UTI: to use or not to use, that is the question

Cranberry is one of the most commonly used natural medicines for urinary tract infections. Different products have been evaluated in different populations. Some seem to work, others, not so much. The latest analysis of evidence shows that some cranberry products can reduce the risk of urinary tract infections by up to 38% in some patients. Get more details about who is most likely to benefit and what products have been studied in our recently updated scientific monograph

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