There are times when it becomes unavoidable to take antibiotics. While these may cure you of your diseases, they leave you with nasty side effects like bloating, belching, gas, constipation and diarrhoea.
The world is doing far too little to combat the misuse of antibiotics which is fuelling drug resistance and allowing long-treatable diseases to become killers, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
A different but simple way of administering antibiotics may improve treatment of bacterial infection and also reduce the risk of the bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics, thus maintaining the long-term effectiveness of the drugs, says a new study.
New Delhi: All you chicken lovers, this news is for you! When you gorge on the sumptuous butter chicken or chicken tandoori, did you know that you are consuming a whole lot of antibiotics along with it?
If you love to swim and surf at your favourite beach and enjoy underwater scuba diving, read on. According to research, swimmers and surfers in coastal areas are at risk of exposure to antibiotic-resistant bacteria like E. coli.
Two different types of antibiotic injections manufactured by India's Emcure Pharmaceuticals sold in the US by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc are being recalled following concerns over quality control processes.
Antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria frequently implicated in respiratory and urinary infections in hospital settings could easily spread from one geographic region to another, shows a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist.
Developing countries are pumping livestock full of antibiotics at such a startling rate that they are dramatically increasing the risk of creating drug-resistant "super bugs", scientists warned on Monday.
Overuse of antibiotics made Americans more vulnerable to a strain of bacteria that caused nearly half a million infections and contributed to at least 29,000 deaths in a single year, US public health officials warned in a study published on Wednesday.
Amid swine flu spreading to different parts of the country, experts have witnessed a rise in new cases as well as deaths every day and have cautioned that misuse of antibiotics could worsen the condition of patients suffering from the disease.
A study has revealed that taking antibiotics for diarrhea may put travellers visiting developing parts of the world at higher risk for contracting superbugs and spreading these drug-resistant bacteria to their home countries.