Tag: Antibiotics

Lifesaving antibiotics getting undermined by indiscriminate usage

When we are sick, we expect medicines prescribed by our doctor to work. However, nowadays that’s always not the case. The efficacy of one...

Antibiotics might worsen MRSA infections

Studies conducted in the past few years have shown that increase in the use of antibiotics has resulted in significant rise in antibiotic-resistant superbugs....

Researchers could not link antibiotics use during pregnancy with birth defects

A study published in the journal Pharmacoepidemiology by a team of Canadian researchers indicate that they could not establish any links between common antibiotics...

CDC warns nursing homes of risks of antibiotics misuse on aging residents

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned nursing homes of the dangers of antibiotics misuse and outlined the harms involved...

Increased Antibiotic Resistance Is a Big Threat

According to numbers put up by a new report published in The Lancet, a 30% fall in the efficacy of antibiotics in the United...

Antibiotic-free food coming thanks to White House effort

On Tuesday, June 2 the Obama administration convened an antibiotic stewardship forum at the White House for combating antibiotic resistance observed among people in...

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