Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 23:17
The Food and Drug Administration in America has ordered a safety review of antibacterial soaps after a new study warned that such products contain ingredients that make humans resistant to antibiotics.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 09:41
In response to concerns about the rise in drug-resistant superbugs worldwide, US regulators issued voluntary guidelines to help cut back on antibiotics routinely fed to farm animals.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 16:42
In the war against superbugs, researchers have discovered a protein that can kill bacteria and can serve as a powerful antibiotic in the future.
Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 10:13
An Indian origin scientist is among the winners of a GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) "academic drug hunter" competition that will help fast track his lab`s work in combating drug-resistant bacteria.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 10:09
A new analysis has found that doctors prescribe antibiotics to a vast majority of people who see them for sore throats or acute bronchitis, despite the fact that only a small percentage of them should be given the drugs.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 11:05
Better use of antibiotics could help fight the infection Clostridium difficile - the superbug.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 10:43
At least two million people per year in the United States get infections that are resistant to antibiotics and 23,000 die from those infections, a new study says.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 00:52
A new study could help pinpoint ways to counter the effects of the antibiotics-driven depletion of friendly, gut-dwelling bacteria.