Muscles and other parts of the pelvic floor can weaken or spasm, causing pelvic floor dysfunction. Learn more about this health issue here.

Urinary retention can cause the need to urinate very frequently, the urge to urinate again straight after using the bathroom, or incontinence. Read more here.

New research in pigs suggests that combining a hypertension drug and a glaucoma drug may take the pain out of passing a kidney stone.

Kidney failure is a complex condition. In this article, learn about the different types of kidney failure, as well as the stages, causes, risk factors, treatment options, and prevention methods.

Creatinine is a normal waste product that the body produces every day. High levels in the urine can indicate kidney problems, high muscle tone, or other factors. Learn about the uses, procedure, and results of creatinine urine tests here.

Red blood cells (RBC) in the urine can signal problems with the urinary tract, kidneys, or bladder. Learn more about RBC in urine, and what results from a urine sample might mean, here.

Kidney stones are an accumulation of chemicals or minerals that form in the kidney or ureter. They can cause pain and discomfort. Read on to find out how long it takes to pass a kidney stone and how to speed up the process.

Clear or very pale urine is usually a sign of proper hydration. In this article, learn more about the possible causes of clear urine and when to see a doctor.

A nephrologist is a kidney specialist. This article looks at what they do, the medical conditions they treat, and the procedures they can perform.

A recent study finds that people with gout have a higher risk of advanced chronic kidney disease. The results could help design preventive strategies.