How Cranberry Juice Can Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

Thursday, July 24, 2008 - 19:35 in Health & Medicine

People have long consumed cranberry juice to ward off urinary tract infections, though the exact nature of its action has not been clear. The juice, the study shows, changes the thermodynamic properties of bacteria, creating an energy barrier that prevents the microorganisms from latching onto cells in the urinary tract.

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