Hearing loss risk can be eliminated with a new version of a common antibiotic, according to the new study conducted on mice.
Aminoglycosides are commonly used as a lifesaving treatment for many serious diseases. But the effectiveness of this class… Read More
We know that pneumonia is contagious, but is it still contagious when you are on antibiotics? Before we answer that question, let’s first explore how long pneumonia is contagious for.
When beginning antibiotic treatment for pneumonia, patients may typically… Read More
Shigella infections are spreading across the U.S. and becoming resistant to recommended antibiotics. Shigella sonnei bacteria are entering the U.S. with international travelers who spread the infection to those who have not traveled.
So far, 243 people have become sick… Read More
Experts have suggested that antibiotics should not be prescribed for ailments like the common cold, bronchitis, sore throat or sinus infections. The guidelines have come from experts at the American College of Physicians and the U.S. Centers for Disease… Read More
Honey, of course, goes nicely with your morning toast, scone or crumpet. But the gooey treat can also help to reverse bacterial resistance to antibiotics, a growing concern in the medical community.
At the 247th National Meeting of the American… Read More
A fecal transplant is a procedure that involves infusing stool from a healthy human donor into the intestines of an ill patient in order to re-establish healthy micro-organisms in the patient’s gut. Healthy microbes work similar to antibiotic drugs, because… Read More
The “D” word stands for diarrhea and surely it needs no introduction. In the second of my series on probiotics, I explore how these friendly bacteria can do wonders “down there” and help quell a case of the “D” word.
Versus … Read More