This sixth post in the Understanding UTIs series clarifies that anyone — even men, children or pregnant women — can get a urinary tract infection.
Category: Women’s Health
Some anxiety, insomnia drugs raise risk of ectopic pregnancy
Taking benzodiazepines within 90 days before conception raises the risk of a life-threatening condition known as ectopic pregnancy, according to a study.
Proximity to oil and gas wells linked to prematurity risk
Living near an oil and gas well in California's San Joaquin Valley during pregnancy is linked to increased risk of spontaneous preterm birth, finds Stanford study.
Treatment options for urinary tract infections | Understanding UTIs, Part 5
The fifth post in the Understanding UTI series outlines the different types of medications for UTIs, including antibiotics and drugs for pain relief.
Behind the scenes with a co-director of The PRIDE Study
“Part of what I love about my job is that every day is different,” explained a Stanford OB/GYN when describing her workday — before and during the pandemic.
Visiting the doctor for a UTI? Here’s what you need to know | Understanding UTIs, Part 4
This fourth post in the Understanding UTIs series provides a guide to preparing for a visit with a health care provider for a urinary tract infection.
Talking weight with your doctor: What doctors can do, part 2
Stanford psychologist Sarah Adler offers tips for doctors on how to have more effective conversations about weight with their patients.
Talking weight with your doctor: How to work together, part 1
Talking about weight with your doctor can be difficult. Stanford Health Care Chief of Staff Megan Mahoney shares how she approaches this subject.
Busting myths about urinary tract infections | Understanding UTIs, Part 3
The third part in the Understanding UTIs series debunks seven myths about urinary tract infections and provides references for reliable health information.
How to prevent a urinary tract infection | Understanding UTIs, Part 2
The second piece in the Understanding UTIs series provides information about preventing urinary tract infections, including risk factors and how to avoid them.
The case for national paid maternity leave
Stanford psychiatrist Amy Alexander and colleagues report that women, children and society receive numerous benefits from 12 weeks of paid maternity leave.
Stanford postdoc hits pause on research to help Bangladesh face COVID-19
A Stanford postdoctoral researcher takes a detour from her stillbirth project in Bangladesh to prepare health workers for COVID-19 cases.
Gender discrimination is linked to depression in child-bearing women, Stanford-led study finds
A Stanford-led study has found that experiencing gender discrimination was associated with depressive symptoms in women who had young children.
Women’s clinic in San Jose helps with care, health care navigation
Siyu Shi, a third-year medical student who has co-managed the clinic, discusses the work of the Women’s Free Clinic in San Jose.
In the Spotlight: Identifying hidden hurdles for mothers in medicine
This "In the Spotlight" features Jessica Gold, a pediatric hospitalist who lobbied to remove an obstacle to career advancement for physicians who are mothers.
“Two Minds” two years later: Still curious about sex differences in cognition? Here are some resources
A Stanford Medicine magazine article on sex differences in the brain remains popular; this article provides additional information.