July 02, 2021 9:19 am
India has one of the highest infectious disease burdens in the world and contributes to one-fourth of the global burden of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, said the former director-general of ICMR.
May 16, 2021 8:25 am
It’s a practice that most doctors have perfected over the past year — a straight face, a steady voice — even as we watch family members crumble with grief, scream and shout.
May 06, 2021 2:52 pm
Antibiotics are very essential and effective in treating serious infections but did you know that they can also kill the good bacteria in your gut?
February 06, 2021 9:15 am
"It is not you or the animal that becomes antibiotic-resistant, it is the bacteria that develop immunity to specific drugs overused to kill it, said Dr Mahesh Lakhe, consultant - Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease, Columbia Asia Hospital, Pune
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.
November 03, 2020 3:50 pm
Watch out for what you eat when you are on a course of antibiotics
November 26, 2019 5:02 pm
Commonly used oral antibiotics can increase the likelihood of a neurodegenerative disorder.
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.
October 28, 2019 12:58 pm
The guideline does provide examples when antibiotics may be prescribed for a toothache.
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.