News tagged with antibiotic use

Study hints at antibiotic overuse in home-care patients

A study of Canadian home-care patients suggests doctors may be overprescribing antibiotics for patients receiving ongoing medical care at home. The study, published in the June issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the jo ...

Jun 15, 2011
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Roads pave the way for the spread of superbugs

Antibiotic resistant E. coli was much more prevalent in villages situated along roads than in rural villages located away from roads, which suggests that roads play a major role in the spread or containment of antibiotic resist ...

Sep 29, 2011
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