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Superbug NDM-1: What you need to know, why it's so dangerous!

Superbug NDM-1: What you need to know, why it's so dangerous!

NDM-1 was first detected in a Swedish patient of Indian origin who travelled to India in 2008.

'New Delhi' superbug: US woman dies of infection resistant to all available antibiotics

'New Delhi' superbug: US woman dies of infection resistant to all available antibiotics

The woman, who died in Nevada in September, had been hospitalised in India with for a femur fracture and hip problems.

Cutting antibiotics duration bad for kids with ear infections

Cutting antibiotics duration bad for kids with ear infections

Acute otitis media is a common bacterial infection of the middle ear behind the ear drum in kids which causes it to become painfully inflamed. 

Antibiotic resistance: 'Good' hand washing prevents common infections!

Antibiotic resistance: 'Good' hand washing prevents common infections!

Good hand washing practices can help reduce our risk or prevent the spread of common infections.

Antibiotics: How do they work, affect your body?

Antibiotics: How do they work, affect your body?

Antibiotics, also called antibacterials, are powerful drugs that fight bacterial infections and can save lives when used properly. 

Antibiotics to be used to prevent infections before and during surgery only: WHO

Antibiotics to be used to prevent infections before and during surgery only: WHO

The guidelines also said people preparing for surgery should always have a bath or shower but should not be shaved.

PM Modi urges people not to take antibiotics without prescription on 'Mann Ki Baat'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday shared his thoughts on certain issues in his 22nd edition of his popular radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat'.

Soon, a cream that can ward off devastating superbugs!

The lotion prevents infection without directly killing bacteria and promoting antibiotic resistance, and could be ready for clinical trials in three years.

Here's how India can fight rising antibiotic resistance

Authors noted that over-the-counter access to antibiotics is a problem, but regulations to restrict access have to be balanced against the need to maintain access for the significant proportion of the population that lacks access to doctors.

Breast milk can help take down superbugs

There's a huge amount of research and a battery of safety checks to get through first before your doctor can prescribe you a course of lactoferrin.

DNA: WHO report on antibiotic use in India

Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL. The channel, which has a huge following in India and abroad, has won several prestigious national and international awards. Amongst its popular programs are -

Antibiotic resistance putting 'super gonorrhea' at untreatability risk

All cases to date have been transmitted through heterosexual intercourse.

Research reveals antibiotics no longer effective

Public is suffering a lot due to cold and cough and antibiotics are no longer effective says the research of two renown hospitals of Delhi.

Environmental pollution too behind antibiotic resistance?

Environmental pollution too behind antibiotic resistance?

These included front-line antibiotics, gatifloxacin and ciprofloxacin, which are used to treat basic bacterial infections from pink eye to urinary tract and sinus infections.

New tool to speed up antibiotic discovery

Antibiotic resistance is increasing at an alarming rate.

Secret behind bacterial sex unlocked

Migration between different communities of bacteria is the key to the type of gene transfer that can lead to the spread of traits such as antibiotic resistance, said researchers from Oxford University.

'Dangerously high' antibiotic resistance levels worldwide: WHO

 Antibiotic resistance has reached dangerous levels globally, the WHO warned.

WHO highlights misunderstanding about antibiotic resistance in India

Around 75 per cent of Indians who took part in a WHO survey think, incorrectly, that colds and flu can be treated with antibiotics, the UN agency said as it sought to highlight the issue of widespread misunderstanding about antibiotic resistance.

'Centre should act to limit use of antibiotics in livestock'

The Indian Pharmaceutical Association's West Bengal chapter on Thursday urged the union health ministry to take steps to limit the use of antibiotics as growth promoters in livestock in the wake of increasing antibiotic resistance in India.

Gene therapy may help shed weight without bone loss risk

Rapid or significant weight loss through dieting can trigger bone loss. Loss of bone density, in turn, can lead to increased susceptibility to bone fractures in older adults.