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New Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' an Emerging Threat, CDC Says October 05, 2015

Evidence of CRE found in seven U.S. cities monitored by researchers

Non-Antibiotic Medicine May Fight Drug-Resistant 'Superbug' September 23, 2015

Mouse study found treatment was effective and safe; currently unknown if therapy will help in humans

New Antibiotics May One Day Beat Superbugs September 18, 2015

But research is still in early stages, with testing only done on human cells in the lab

Antibiotics Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk August 27, 2015

Researchers don't know if the drugs signal developing disease, or contribute to it

Better Control of Drug-Resistant Germs Could Save Thousands of Lives: CDC August 04, 2015

Hospitals, health departments, long-term care facilities must share information, report says

In Rare Cases, Infection May Be at Root of Back Pain July 30, 2015

New guidelines alert doctors to this possibility

Certain Antibiotics Linked to Hearing Loss, Mouse Study Finds July 29, 2015

Inflammation caused by the infection that's being treated may make ear damage more likely

Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners July 21, 2015

Doctors should closely monitor patients who have to take these drugs together, expert says

Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis? July 20, 2015

Odds are low, but study points to another downside of overuse

Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents July 20, 2015

Those with Medicaid insurance tend to know less about the drugs, study finds

Appendicitis Can Often Be Treated With Antibiotics June 16, 2015

About 80 percent of patients can try medication first, study says

Doctors Can Cut Back on Antibiotics After Abdominal Surgery: Study June 11, 2015

Researchers found 4 days of the drugs equally effective as 8 days

Germs in Foodborne Illness Gaining Resistance to Antibiotics, CDC Says June 09, 2015

Rate more than doubled in two years for one strain of salmonella

FDA Puts Antibiotics for Food Animals Under Vet's Supervision June 02, 2015

Rule intended to curb routine use for nonmedical purposes

Pet Geckos May Pose Health Risk May 21, 2015

Researchers detect antibiotic-resistant bacteria in lizards from Indonesia

Improper Antibiotic Use Often Due to Misdiagnosis: Study May 20, 2015

Identifying illness correctly is key to drugs' effectiveness, researcher says

Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across Asia, Africa May 11, 2015

Areas lacking clean water, effective sanitation most at risk, experts say

Fecal Transplant Helps Fight Off Dangerous Gut Infection: Review May 04, 2015

Treatment effective for recurrent disease, research shows

Half of U.S. Hospitals Could Do More to Prevent Serious Infections, Study Finds April 29, 2015

Although many precautions are in place, not enough centers set strict antibiotic limits

Antibiotic Shortages On the Rise in U.S. April 23, 2015

Commonly used medicines are essential, but not profitable for companies, expert says

Antibiotics May Be Overused in Many Neonatal ICUs, Study Finds April 20, 2015

Big variation seen in prescribing rates, despite little difference in infection rates

Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies April 17, 2015

Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

Simpler Antibiotic Regimen Helps Sick Babies in Developing Nations April 02, 2015

Study findings suggest hospitalization isn't needed

Study Ties Frequent Antibiotic Use to Higher Odds for Type 2 Diabetes March 25, 2015

Data on 1 million people suggests a higher risk of the illness linked to changes in gut microbes

New Antibiotic Avycaz Approved February 26, 2015

Combination drug sanctioned for abdominal, urinary tract infections

Dangerous <i>C. Difficile</i> Germ Infects 500,000 Americans a Year: CDC February 25, 2015

Overuse of antibiotics tied to rise in serious infections

Rivers May Be Factor in Antibiotic Resistance February 18, 2015

Researchers recommend improving wastewater treatment

Study Links Antibiotics to Digestive Complication in Infants February 16, 2015

Risk, though small, appears highest when medications given in first 6 weeks, researchers report

Certain Heart Drug, Antibiotic Combo Might Be Fatal for Seniors February 02, 2015

Doctors should not prescribe spironolactone with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, study says

Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study January 22, 2015

Researchers recommend caution when using antibiotics to treat digestive ills while abroad

Drug to Treat Serious Infections May Harm Kids' Kidneys, Study Says December 30, 2014

The higher the dose of vancomycin, the greater the risk, researchers found

Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not November 07, 2014

In studies, vast majority of people who said they had the allergy showed no evidence of it in skin tests

Antibiotic-Resistant Hospital Germ Traced to U.K. Livestock, Study Finds November 04, 2014

British researchers urge strict agricultural standards to prevent MRSA's spread

Researchers Say Antibiotics in Fish a Health Concern October 24, 2014

Although levels are below government limits, scientists believe it contributes to antibiotic resistance

Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals October 20, 2014

Experts say findings have troubling implications for use of drugs to treat livestock

Older Antibiotic Still Works Against Staph Infections, Study Finds October 17, 2014

Vancomycin safe and effective, doctors should not turn to newer antibiotics, researchers say

Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study October 10, 2014

Cases of antibiotic-resistant pneumonia, meningitis fell after pneumococcal shot introduced in 2010

Medicines Are Biggest Culprit in Fatal Allergic Reactions: Study October 10, 2014

Antibiotics, contrast material for scans lead the list of triggers

Kids May Leave Hospital Sooner When Antibiotics Are Controlled October 09, 2014

Findings support use of drug 'stewardship programs,' researchers say

Hospitals' High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs' Resistance: Study October 07, 2014

Improving diagnostics could help curb problem, experts say

Docs More Likely to Prescribe Unneeded Antibiotics Later in Day: Study October 06, 2014

They tend to 'wear down' and prescribe more as the day progresses, researchers find

Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says September 29, 2014

Researchers suspect broad-spectrum versions change makeup of microbes in gut

Obama Calls for National Plan to Fight Antibiotic Resistance September 18, 2014

Task force created to craft a strategy to track, vanquish superbugs

Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals September 17, 2014

Spotting infected patients, disinfecting hospitals key to curbing spread of resistant bacteria, experts say

Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds September 15, 2014

More than 11 million prescriptions may be unnecessary, researchers say

Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies September 03, 2014

Girl's severe reaction traced to streptomycin-treated blueberries

Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some August 20, 2014

People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests

Orbactiv Approved for Drug-Resistant Skin Infections August 07, 2014

Third such antibiotic sanctioned this year

Antibiotic Resistance Among Foodborne-Illness Germs a Mixed Bag: CDC July 01, 2014

Report found reduced resistance to treatments with some bugs, more resistance among others

Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections June 23, 2014

Antibiotic can be injected or taken as a pill