The increasing production and use of antibiotics, about half of which is used in animal production, is mirrored by the growing number of antibiotic resistance genes, or ARGs, effectively reducing antibiotics' ability to fend ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 3 |
(HealthDay)—The chances that your doctor will give you antibiotics when you're sick may be influenced by geography, new research reveals.
Medications Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Strains of antibiotic-resistant 'Staph' bacteria show seasonal preference: Children at higher risk in summer
Strains of potentially deadly, antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria show seasonal infection preferences, putting children at greater risk in summer and seniors at greater risk in winter, according to result ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new guidelines for identifying and treating a common childhood ailment that can cause a lot of misery—the ear infection.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study of more than 33,000 outpatient male veterans suggests that a longer duration of antimicrobial treatment of more than seven days for a urinary tract infection (UTI) appeared not to be associated with a reduced risk ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Children of mothers who contract the flu or have a prolonged fever while pregnant may have a very slight increased risk of developing autism spectrum disorder, a new study suggests.
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 12, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
You're in the supermarket eyeing a basket of sweet, juicy plums. You reach for the conventionally grown stone fruit, then decide to spring the extra $1/pound for its organic cousin. You figure you've just made the healthier ...
Health Sep 03, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (12) | 14 |
(HealthDay) -- Corticosteroid nasal sprays apparently are not a silver bullet when it comes to symptom relief for acute sinusitis patients, a new review suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The widely used antibiotic azithromycin (Zithromax or Zmax)—under scrutiny recently because it may increase the risk of death for those with existing heart disease—appears to be safe for ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Giving prescribers access to education and advice or imposing restrictions on use can curb overuse or inappropriate use of antibiotics in hospitals, according to a new Cochrane systematic review. This is important because ...
Medications Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The research led by Durham University, which involved colleagues at the University of Birmingham, is a significant development in combating antibiotic resistance; it will pave the way for the creation of the inhibitors to ...
Medical research Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Tonsillectomy may result in fewer severe sore throats and could benefit some adult patients, according to a randomized trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Nobody wants the common cold as a guest, but the upper respiratory infection keeps knocking at the door, never more frequently than during the winter holiday season.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Americans are not as smart about antibiotics and antibiotic resistance as they should be, a new poll shows.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Three top Dutch medical schools are asking thousands of travellers to tropical countries to donate stool samples on return for a study into the rise in antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections.
Medical research Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0