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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...

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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....

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Antibiotics consumption soars

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

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'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.

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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.

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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....

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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...

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WHO urges shift in STD treatment

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

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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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Armed men kidnap two children in...

Police say the two children were kidnapped on Saturday when they had gone to scare birds away from a rice garden with their mother Joseline Ampeire.