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Expert: Misuse of antibiotics during the coronavirus pandemic could be harmful

November 25, 2020 11:24 am

Taking antimicrobials without a prescription will not only promote antimicrobials resistance but can also be associated with significant adverse drug effects, high cost and complications.

Here's how you can bounce back to health after taking antibiotics

November 03, 2020 3:50 pm

Watch out for what you eat when you are on a course of antibiotics

Antibiotic use linked to later onset of Parkinson's: Study

November 26, 2019 5:02 pm

Commonly used oral antibiotics can increase the likelihood of a neurodegenerative disorder.

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.

Antibiotics aren't necessary for most toothaches: New American Dental Association guideline

October 28, 2019 12:58 pm

The guideline does provide examples when antibiotics may be prescribed for a toothache.

Commonly used antibiotics linked with heart problems: Study

September 16, 2019 6:45 pm

Researchers hope their study helps inform the public and physicians that if patients present with cardiac issues, where no other cause has been discovered, fluoroquinolone antibiotics could potentially be a cause.

New antibiotics effective without triggering resistance, says study

July 11, 2019 9:30 am

Antibiotics have saved so many lives over the previous century of their use in humans that they are considered to be one of the major breakthroughs of contemporary medicine, said researchers from the University of Rennes 1 in France.

Milk from egg-laying mammal may pave way for novel antibiotics

April 25, 2019 12:48 pm

The research paves way for novel antibiotics that can help fight against infections that are resistant to existing drugs.

Can probiotic use help reduce antibiotic prescriptions in children?

September 16, 2018 12:13 pm

The study found that infants and children were 29 per cent less likely to have been prescribed antibiotics if they received probiotics as a daily health supplement. Reducing the use of antibiotics is one strategy in combating resistance in child health.

Paper Clip: New class of antibiotics to fight drug resistance

April 09, 2018 10:02 am

UIC’s Alexander Mankin and Yury Polikanov found ODLs act on the ribosome — the molecular machine that makes proteins cells needed to function — of bacterial cells.