Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In US, CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
World Health Assembly Endorses Global Plan To Tackle Antimicrobial ResistanceThis has become a worldwide issue, and it's getting worldwide attention.
Food Allergy May Be Allergy To PesticideA young girl ate a piece of blueberry pie and had an allergic reaction which led her to have difficulty breathing - but the blueberries weren't exactly the cause.
Chick-fil-A To Use Only Chickens Raised Without AntibioticsThe Atlanta-based chain said it's working with suppliers to build up an adequate supply for its nearly 1,800 restaurants.
Treating The Common ColdIn most cases, colds are caused by viruses. Remember, antibiotics are not necessary when there is a viral infection. In fact, they won’t work.
The Common Bladder InfectionIn medicine, we call it cystitis but the average person calls it a urinary tract infection. Put simply cystitis is an infection in your bladder that is caused by bacteria.
Antibiotic Use In Livestock Raises Public Health ConcernResearchers in North Carolina suggest that we should be watching antibiotic use in livestock because it promotes bacteria resistance.
Health: Groups Come Together To Stop Antibiotic ResistanceWith antibiotic resistant infections on the rise, the CDC and 25 other health organizations are teaming up to try to get the problem under control.
Pregnancy And MedicationsDoctors need to ask all women of childbearing age if they might be pregnant before prescribing medications. That’s because some are safe during pregnancy but others are not.
Pets May Prevent Certain IllnessesNew research has emerged from Finland that’s found that contact with dogs and cats at a young age was linked with fewer weeks of sickness or infection for babies and young children.
Doctors Prescribing Fewer Antibiotics, More ADHD MedicationA new study of prescription medications for children finds doctors are prescribing antibiotics less, while ADHD medications are on the rise.
Specialized Pro-Resolving MediatorsSo called specialized pro-resolving mediators or spms are directly involved in helping fight infections in mice, especially when used in combination with antibiotics.