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Non-antibiotic drugs may cause antibiotic resistance

Numerous nonantibiotic drugs have potent antibacterial activity and can adversely impact the human microbiome. The mechanistic underpinning of this toxicity remains largely unknown. We investigated the antibacterial activity of 200 drugs using genetic ...

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Israeli Doctors Find Treatment for Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Every year in the United States, more than 35,000 people die and 2.8 million get sick from antibiotic-resistant infections.

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Urinary Tract Infections Affect Millions. The Cures Are Faltering.

As the infections become increasingly resistant to antibiotics, some standard treatments no longer work for an ailment that was once easily cured.

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Superbugs jumping frequently between humans and animals

MRSA staphylococcus is an example of a superbug. These bacterial strains are resistant to most antibiotics and can cause serious infections.

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Experts Say Antibiotic Resistance Crisis Worsening Due to Lack of Supply | Breitbart

The current landscape of infection control is rife with a growing trend of microorganisms that antibiotics cannot treat -- and antibiotic shortages are worsening the problem.

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Opinion | Antibiotics in Meat Could Be Damaging Our Guts - The New York Times

The F.D.A. banned the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in animals last year. One organic cattle farmer is sure the ban is being flouted.

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Common ‘Superbug’ Found to Disguise Resistance to Potent Antibiotic - WSJ

Some common “superbugs” appear to harbor a little-known type of resistance to a last-resort antibiotic, a new study shows, suggesting a worrying new way in which dangerous bacteria can evade one of the few remaining treatment options.

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Greater Benefit With Azithromycin in COPD Patients With H pylori

Azithromycin therapy is more effective at preventing COPD exacerbations among patients with Helicobacter pylori infection than among those who are H pylori seronegative.

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Which Foods Are Treated With Antibiotics?

A lot of factors can contribute to a miscarriage, but you probably can't control any of them.

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Scientists find microbiotic treasure hidden in the nose

Your mother told you early and often not to stick your finger up there. But scientists say they have reached into the human nose and picked out something really special — a potential new medicine to combat the dreaded MRSA bacteria.

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Antibiotics Hurt Memory And Slow Brain Cell Growth

262 million prescriptions are written for antibiotics in one year in the US alone.

Health & Fitness | Health and Nutrition

Human breast milk protein could wipe out superbugs

There are also hopes that the protein could be used to fight incurable diseases such as sickle cell disease.

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Should We Continue to Feed Antibiotics to Livestock?

Currently 80% of all antibiotics sold in the U.S. are given to poultry and livestock.

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The Problem With Adult Acne

Growing concern about antibiotic resistance is changing how dermatologists treat acne. They are relying more on chemical peels, laser treatments and other therapies whose efficacy for the skin condition hasn’t been extensively researched.

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