How excessive use of antibiotics creates cause of drug resistance in humans. Watch this video to know more.Jun 12, 2019, 07:56 AM IST
Antibiotics should be given for no more than 24 hours following most urological procedures.Dec 24, 2018, 14:03 PM IST
A man in the United Kingdom has been infected with the worst-ever case of gonorrhoea in the world.Mar 29, 2018, 14:49 PM IST
Researchers successfully created a simplified, synthesised form of "teixobactin" -- a natural antibiotic capable of killing superbugs, discovered by US scientists in soil samples in 2015.Mar 26, 2018, 15:02 PM IST
These patterns contradict current recommendations for appropriate prophylactic antibiotic use.Mar 22, 2018, 15:31 PM IST
Scientists have developed a new "rapid test" that produces a cheaper and faster diagnosis on infectious diseases in just three hours thus preventing antibiotic resistances from spreading.Mar 15, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
The researchers from Rockefeller University in New York used a gene sequencing technique to analyse more than 1,000 soil samples, the BBC reported on Tuesday.Feb 14, 2018, 19:28 PM IST
Antibiotic resistance is slowly gaining momentum as a global crisis.Feb 05, 2018, 17:37 PM IST
Doctors are often quick to prescribe strong antibiotics for mild infections, helping bacteria evolve resistance to even the most potent drugs.Jan 01, 2018, 18:00 PM IST
Antibiotic resistance is one of the most pressing public health challenges and threatens the ability to effectively fight infectious diseases including pneumonia and tuberculosis.
The lung is so significantly damaged that patients often die or need to have a lung transplant. Permanent treatment with inhaled antibiotics play a considerable part in this.
Prasad also called for strong guidelines for the fast food chains in India so that the burning issue of health hazards by antimicrobial resistance (AMR) can be tackled.
Maximum permissible limits of 37 antibiotics and 67 other veterinary drugs are prescribed for chicken.Nov 20, 2017, 18:36 PM IST
Bacteria that becomes resistant to drug uses a system called efflux pumps that act as tiny motors to flush out the antibiotic from the cells.
Findings imply that if chemicals could be developed to inhibit beta-lactamase enzymes, a significant proportion of antibiotic resistance could successfully be reversed.Oct 23, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
The increasing number of infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a rapidly growing global problem.Oct 16, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Dentists write more than 24.5 million prescriptions for antibiotics a year. And many of those antibiotics are likely unnecessary, the researchers said.Oct 07, 2017, 14:26 PM IST
There are also very few oral antibiotics in the pipeline, yet these are essential formulations for treating infections outside hospitals or in resource-limited settings.Sep 20, 2017, 12:21 PM IST
Researchers identified 11 genetic markers in blood that accurately distinguished between viral and bacterial infections.Jul 29, 2017, 13:16 PM IST
We found that by the age of one year, half of all infants had been prescribed at least one course of antibiotics and one in eight infants had been prescribed three or more courses of antibiotics, Burgner told Xinhua on Friday.Jul 28, 2017, 12:00 PM IST