antibiotics

Antibiotics and pain killers strike our minds as soon as we experience pain in any part of our body. However, according to a new American Dental Association (ADA) guideline, Antibiotics are strictly forbidden for toothaches.

A Kochi hospital has lately managed to cut down the usage of restricted antibiotics in India, saving them for the last option for seriously ailing patient.

London: Researchers have found 76 previously unknown genes that make bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics. The genes were found while searching large volumes of bacterial DNA. The findings showed that several of these resistance genes can provide bacteria with the ability to degrade carbapenems — most powerful class of antibiotics used to treat multi-resistant bacteria. …

New York:  Taking antibiotics in late pregnancy may increase the risk of children developing inflammatory bowel diseases, a study has shown. When mice were given antibiotics during late pregnancy and early nursing period, it was seen that the offspring were more likely to develop an inflammatory condition of the colon that resembles human inflammatory bowel disease. …