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.
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.
The White House is due to issue an ambitious plan to slow the growing and deadly problem of antibiotic resistance over the next five years, one that requires massive investments and policy changes from a broad array of US government health agencies, according to a copy of the report reviewed by Reuters.
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.
People eager to share personal information beyond what`s on their Facebook profile have another outlet: an online platform launching on Tuesday will let them give scientists information about their genomes, gut bacteria and other biological data.