Cranberries crushed: another study shows they don’t prevent UTIs

CONTINUED promotion of cranberry for prevention of urinary tract infection (UTI) is no longer justified as the evidence is in that the products don’t work, a specialist says.

Infectious diseases physician Dr Lindsay Nicolle, from the University of Manitoba, Canada, says the latest trial of cranberry capsules adds to a long list of studies which have failed to demonstrate a benefit in UTI.

In the US study, published in JAMA, women living in nursing homes –

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