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Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Antibiotic resistance


'One of the biggest mistakes during pandemic': Doctors worry over injudicious antibiotic use in Covid patients

July 24, 2021 5:35 pm

Doctors talk about how unscrupulous use of "high-end broad spectrum" antibiotics has increased the risk of antibiotic resistance

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019: All you need to know about drug resistance

November 21, 2019 12:45 pm

Even though antimicrobial resistance is considered a natural process, the misuse of antibiotics in humans and animals is accelerating the process.

New antibiotic-resistant bacteria with triple threat found in US

June 11, 2018 12:47 pm

Scientists have isolated an extremely harmful strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae that is resistant to a class of antibiotic agents and presents a severe threat. Antibiotic resistance is becoming increasingly alarming and multidrug resistance makes it worse.

Antibiotic resistance a worry, spreading fast: WHO

May 01, 2014 2:46 am

Antibiotic resistance happens when a disease causing bacteria mutates (changes its DNA).

Water treatment facilities hotspots for superbugs: Study

December 22, 2013 11:15 am

Report concluded that there is a need for global concerted actions to deal with this serious threat.

Swatting superbugs

November 11, 2013 3:34 am

Unless we counter antibiotic resistance,we risk losing major healthcare advances

Cancer drugs can also battle antibiotic resistance

December 26, 2011 11:51 am

Researchers find proteins which cause antibiotic resistance similar to those vital for cancer.

Antibiotic resistance linked to 'sex lives' of Bacteria

June 12, 2009 12:35 pm

The resistance against antibiotic drugs in some bacteria is the result of their peculiar sex lives,a new study published said.