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Antibiotics

WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics...

In a first, the United Nations health agency said it had collated data on antibiotic use across large parts of the world and had found huge differences...

WHO maps dangerous misuse of antibiotics...

Discovered in the 1920s, antibiotics have saved tens of millions of lives by defeating bacterial diseases such as pneumonia, tuberculosis and meningitis....

Antibiotics consumption soars

Antibiotic resistance, driven by antibiotic consumption, is a growing global health threat

'1 in 9 people infected after gut surgery'...

Overuse of antibiotics, especially in poor countries, is thought to be an important factor in post-operative infections.

Finish your antibiotics course? 'Maybe not'...

WHO says that if treatment is stopped early, there is a risk that antibiotics would not have killed all the disease-causing bacteria.

Cancer study: Antibiotics linked to dangerous...

The findings, published in the journal Gut, boost evidence that the digestive tract's complex network of bacteria may play a key role in cancer emergence....

Drug-resistant infections could spark financial...

Antimicrobial resistance is on the rise, and in the future, many infectious diseases will once again be untreatable, forcing more people into poverty and...

WHO urges shift in STD treatment

More than one million people contract a sexually transmitted infection every single day.

Fighting infections with viruses, as antibiotics...

Phage therapy harnesses viruses called phages to attack and kill dangerous bacteria, including "superbugs" which have become progressively resistant to...

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