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ICAR Builds Technology To Make Bacteriophages To Control Shrimp Diseases

The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) on Monday said it has transferred its technology to make bacteriophages, or viruses that eat bacteria, to...

What is Contributing to Antibiotic Resistance? Know Here

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found that poor home hygiene is contributing to antibiotic resistance and following a risk-based approach is essential...

Antibiotics Use May be Associated with an Increased Risk of IBD: Lancet

Researchers have found that antibiotics use may be associated with an increased risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and its subtypes ulcerative colitis and...

Here’s Why Taking Multiple Doses of Antibiotics May Be Harmful

Taking multiple courses of antibiotics within a short span of time may do people more harm than good, suggests new research which discovered an...

Gene Expression Signature in Blood May Predict Onset of Tuberculosis

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed a blood test could predict the onset of tuberculosis three to six months before people become unwell,...

This Class of Antibiotics Can Treat Dementia

Researchers have found that a class of antibiotics called "Aminoglycosides" could be a promising treatment for early onset dementia. Frontotemporal dementia, is the most common...

Resistance to Antibiotics Rise Among Indian Patients in Pace

Resistance to commonly-used Antibiotics like clarithromycin is rising among Indian patients and that too at quite a fast pace, health experts have warned. Clarithromycin is...

Antibiotics Not a Solution for Most Toothaches: Study

Antibiotics are not recommended for Toothaches, according to a new American Dental Association (ADA) guideline. Patients with toothaches are often prescribed antibiotics by physicians and...

Antibiotics Dosage Linked With Increasing Risk Of Parkinson’s Disease: Study

Excessive use of certain commonly used antibiotics is linked to an increased risk of Parkinson's disease, a progressive nervous system disorder that leads to...

Antibiotics Not Necessary for Most Toothaches: ADA Guideline

Antibiotics are not recommended for toothaches, according to a new American Dental Association (ADA) guideline. Patients with toothaches are often prescribed antibiotics by physicians and...

WHO Launches Tool for Safer Use of Antibiotics, Curb Resistance

The World Health Organization (WHO) is launching a new tool to reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance. Its global initiative, so-called AWaRe campaign, is...

Fish Mucus Offers Potential New Antibiotics

With current antibiotics dwindling in effectiveness against multidrug-resistant pathogens, researchers have identified an untapped antibiotic candidate in the protective mucus that coats young fish. The...

Feeding Probiotics to Infants Daily May Reduce Antibiotic Prescription in Future

Feeding probiotics to infants and children daily may significantly stave off the need for antibiotic treatment, a finding that may help address the global...

Even Low Levels of Antibiotics in Chicken can Cause Bacterial Resistance

Even negligible levels of antibiotics in chicken blood can cause bacterial resistance and sicken people with hard-to-treat infections, suggests new research based on a...

Antibiotics Most Frequently Prescribed Medicine Worldwide

The increased over-the-counter supply of antibiotics in many countries including India, is worsening antibiotic resistance globally, finds a study highlighting an urgent need for...

Antibiotics Found In Puget Sound Mussels

Scientists who track pollution have discovered traces of antibiotics and the pain reliever oxycodone in some Puget Sound mussels. KIRO-TV reported this week that the...

Oral Antibiotics Possess Threat of Kidney Stones

Children and adults treated with oral antibiotics may have a higher risk of developing kidney stones, according to a new study. The findings, published in...

Surgical Infections More Common in Low-Income Countries, Study Finds

Infections at the site of surgery are the most common complications after operations Overall, about one in 10 patients developed a surgical site...

Asthma Afflicted Children Are Prescribed Unwanted Antibiotics: Study

London, Sep 11, 2017: Children suffering from asthma are unnecessarily prescribed antibiotics for treatment even though guidelines do not support this, new research shows. Asthma is...

Tired of Taking Antibiotics? Sugars in Breast Milk May Protect You Against Bacterial Infections, Says New Study

Bacterial resistance to antibiotics causes more about 23,000 deaths annually. Breast milk helps newborns fight bacterial infections Researchers discover natural sugars that can...

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