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2014-07-15 10:18:06

New research suggests that use of antibiotics is still prevalent among terminal patients who have chosen hospice care as an end-of-life option, despite little evidence that the medications improve symptoms or quality of life, and sometimes may cause unwanted side effects.

2014-06-23 12:28:13

PARIS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "World Alliance Against Antibiotic Resistance" (WAAAR) has launched its Declaration

2014-04-16 11:14:10

Antibiotics improve growth in children at risk of undernourishment in low and middle income countries, finds a study published on bmj.com today.

2014-04-01 13:13:29

Scientists have for the first time come closer to understanding how a clone of E. coli, described as the most important of its kind to cause human infections, has spread across the world in a very short time.

Agricultural Antibiotics User Fee
2013-12-26 09:34:36

Instead of calling for a ban on antibiotics in agriculture, a new report recommends a user fee “just as logging companies pay 'stumpage' fees and oil companies pay royalties.”

2013-11-29 14:34:09

Using quantitative models of bacterial growth, a team of UC San Diego biophysicists has discovered the bizarre way by which antibiotic resistance allows bacteria to multiply in the presence of antibiotics, a growing health problem in hospitals and nursing homes across the United States.

2013-11-23 23:03:07

The CDC's Get Smart About Antibiotics Week 2013 calls for responsible antibiotic prescribing Washington DC (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Every year as

Battling Overuse Of Antibiotics
2013-11-18 11:45:52

Public health officials have warned about the overuse of antibiotics for years, and a new report is calling for the more judicious use of the bacteria-battling drugs.

2013-10-08 23:22:36

Groups hope to strengthen markets for meat produced without the use of non-therapeutic antibiotics. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Major

2013-09-23 23:33:17

CDC–sounds the alarm on drug resistant bacteria caused by antibiotic abuse.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.