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Finishing antibiotics course unnecessary, say experts

Researchers say patients are being put at unnecessary risk from antibiotic resistance when treated for longer than necessary.

27 Jul 2017 3:27 PM

Infected, not recovering? Blame it on the tandoori chicken!

Poultry farms are deploying antibiotics not to treat sick animals but to fatten them quickly.

23 Jul 2017 1:32 PM

India votes to save lives

Today, India is taking initial steps to bring the PCV vaccine to every child.

12 May 2017 1:55 AM

Long term antibiotic use linked to cancer-inducing polyps

The bugs that require antibiotics may induce inflammation, which is a known risk for the development of bowel cancer.

05 Apr 2017 8:50 PM

New fluorogenic drug can cure multidrug-resistant bacteria

The new assay CVB-1 helps treat urinary-tract and abdominal infections

25 Mar 2017 9:26 AM


NPPA slashes rate of 54 essential drugs by 55 per cent

The regulator has been fixing and modifying the prices of drugs.

08 Mar 2017 7:01 AM

Air pollution may reduce effectiveness of antibiotics

The research shows that this pollutant changes the way in which bacteria grow and form communities.

03 Mar 2017 8:55 AM

Appendicitis can be cured using antibiotics rather than treatment

Acute non-complicated appendicitis can be easily treated with pills than getting operated

17 Feb 2017 6:44 PM

Gene that stops TB from mutating found

TB, which is spread through the air, is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide, researchers said.

31 Jan 2017 6:20 AM

Superbug from India beats all antibiotics

American woman dies after contracting infection resistant to antimicrobial drugs.

16 Jan 2017 4:37 AM


Cognitive problems worsen by antibiotics for brain

The drug minocycline works by decreasing the activation of microglia -- the primary immune cells in the brain and spinal cord.

11 Jan 2017 4:02 PM

Shorter treatment proves worse in case of ear infections

Shorter treatment also did not help prevent emergence of drug-resistant germs as researchers had hoped.

26 Dec 2016 3:50 PM

Some respiratory ailments don't need antibiotics

Antibiotics only fight bacterial infections, not viruses like colds, flu and most sore throats.

17 Nov 2016 11:01 AM