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Study finds antibiotic residues in poultry

Study finds antibiotic residues in poultry

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:45

Claiming that it found several antibiotic residues in chickens tested in Delhi-NCR region, an environment body Wednesday said "large-scale and indiscriminate" use of antibiotics in poultry industry might be "strongly linked" to growing antibiotic resistance in Indians.

`Revolutionary` antibiotics to tackle TB

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:43

Why mycobacteria - a family that includes the microbe that causes tuberculosis (TB) - survive oxygen limitation has long been a mystery but not any more. A discovery could lead to a revolutionary class of antibiotics to tackle TB.

Influenza patients in US wrongly prescribed antibiotics?

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 19:27

Taking antibiotics does not help patients suffering from influenza, a viral disease, but nearly 30 percent of the flu patients who were treated during the 2012-2013 influenza season in the US may have been prescribed unnecessary antibiotics instead of antiviral therapy, says a study.

Miley Cyrus hospitalised due to `severe` allergic reaction

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 21:39

Miley Cyrus has been hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

14th century fossilized human feces contain antibiotic resistance genes

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 13:51

Researchers have discovered viruses containing genes for antibiotic resistance in a fossilized fecal sample from 14th century Belgium, long before antibiotics were used in medicine.

Antibiotic resistance genes found in 14th century human poop

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 16:14

French scientists have discovered antibiotic resistance genes in fossilised human feces from 14th century, long before antibiotics were used in medicine.

Solar-powered filter that can remove antibiotics from water

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 23:39

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have developed a solar-powered nano filter, which is capable of removing harmful carcinogens and antibiotics from rivers, lakes and drinking water sources.

How superbugs become resistant to antibiotics

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 01, 2012, 19:57

Scientists have mapped the complex molecular structure of an enzyme found in many bacteria.

How bacteria developed resistance to antibiotics

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 15:28

Researchers are studying how bacteria incorporate foreign DNA from invading viruses into their own regulatory processes.

Indian grass could wipe off antibiotics from water

Last Updated: Saturday, May 29, 2010, 16:24

An Indian grass, called vetiver, could act as a tool for clearing antibiotics from water.

Tripura hospital asks docs not to prescribe antibiotics

Last Updated: Thursday, April 22, 2010, 20:54

Gobinda Ballav Pant Hospital and AGMC authorities here have asked doctors of the casualty unit not to prescribe antibiotics for patients before admitting them to the hospital, official sources said.

Plant buffers may limit spread of antibiotics in animal waste

Last Updated: Saturday, February 13, 2010, 23:08

A new research by scientists at the University of Missouri has suggested that buffer strips of plants can limit spread of antibiotics in animal waste, by trapping and breaking down veterinary antibiotics in manure fertilizers.