Medications

Antibiotic overuse reduces urothelial cancer survival rates

The over-prescribing of antibiotics is reducing survival rates in patients with urothelial carcinoma and it needs to be stopped to avoid the serious risk posed by resistant bacterial infections, according to a new medical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bacterial, fungal coinfection uncommon in COVID-19 patients

(HealthDay)—Bacterial and fungal infections are uncommon in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, but coinfection is associated with high mortality and antibiotic use is widespread, according to a study published in the July ...

Health

Video messages may help spread the word about antibiotic risks

Antibiotics are important drugs that can save lives, but using them too often can lead to dangerous strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. New Penn State research explores how to communicate risk while encouraging people ...

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