When treatments run longer than necessary, patients are put at unnecessary risk of developing antibiotics resistance, the authors explain.
Just as the World Health Organization releases its first-ever list of such pathogens, a new study reveals an alarming spike in antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections among children. And infectious disease experts are scared.
All 193 U.N. member states are set to sign a declaration to combat drug-resistant superbugs.
The Syrian civil war has created a perfect storm for antibiotic-resistant infections, and these doctors are on the front lines of trying to contain the crisis.
The government has offered a financial incentive to get GPs to cut down on their prescribing.
A fractured regulatory system hampered by Big Pharma’s meddling has led to a growing global falsification market.
Triclosan-laden soap took nine hours to show significant antimicrobial activity.
The changing ecosystem within our guts, which to a large extent may be caused by overuse of antibiotics, leads to a greater potential for gaining weight.