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drug resistance


A growing threat

April 11, 2019 1:43 am

The latest drug-resistant microbe may not be a creation of overmedication, but of the overuse of fungicides in agriculture.

New sensor may help combat drug resistance

September 25, 2017 8:53 pm

Scientists have developed a sensor for quickly determining whether an antibiotic combats a given infection, thereby hastening effective medical treatment and limiting drug-resistant bacteria.

Data finally looks at antibiotics resistance in developing countries, and figures for India are scary

September 17, 2015 5:44 pm

Researchers map dangerous trends in antibiotic resistance on a global scale for the first time; online mapping tool and new CDDEP report show perilous rise in drug-resistant infections and antibiotic use

53 per cent Indians take antibiotics without prescription: WHO

April 06, 2011 7:20 pm

Raising concerns over drug resistance,a new study has revealed that 53 per cent Indians take antibiotics without a doctor's prescription and up to 48 per cent want to change their physician if not prescribed antibiotics for something as simple as a common cold.