Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 13:44
You may soon take antibiotics without fearing the loss of "good bacteria" residing in the intestines.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 19:04
After a WHO report highlighted that use of antibiotics in animal farms poses a danger to the health of humans, an animal rights group launched a campaign to stop the proliferation of animal farms.
Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 12:09
Joining the global fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria, Canadian scientists have identified a small molecule that prevents bacteria from forming into biofilms, a frequent cause of infections.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 17:32
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned in its new report that resistance to antibiotics poses a serious global threat to public health.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 12:02
Researchers have suggested that antibiotics are able to improve growth in children at risk of undernourishment in low and middle income countries.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 13:54
Researchers have discovered a class of agents that can make some of the most notorious strains vulnerable to the same antibiotics that they once handily shrugged off.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 12:19
In a breakthrough, scientists have produced an antibiotic whose biological activity can be controlled with light - opening up new options in treating bacterial infections as side effects can be minimised by switching.
Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 11:28
Our grandmothers have extolled the medicinal virtues of honey, for everything from cold and sore throats to colitis and even diabetes.