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Anti-biotic resistant bacteria found In Aligarh hospital sewage

Sep 03, 2014

Anti-biotic resistant bacteria found In Aligarh hospital sewage

A deadly bacteria variant known as NDM-4, which is also called the "super bug", has been found by the medical researchers at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College of Aligarh Muslim University from the hospital's sewage. #Aligarh #Aligarh Muslim University #bacteria #sewage #antibiotic resistant bacteria #super bug #e coli #NDM-4
Antibiotics at an early age bad for long-term immunity study

Aug 19, 2014

Antibiotics at an early age bad for long-term immunity study

Taking antibiotics at an early age can increase the risk of contracting specific diseases down the road, a new study has warned. #Health #Antibiotics #HealthBuzz #immunity #bacteria
How much antibiotics do Indians consume with 240 cr chicken a year?

Jul 31, 2014

How much antibiotics do Indians consume with 240 cr chicken a year?

The growth of the poultry industry and increasing consumption of chicken also means possible ingestion of more and more antibiotics and drug-resistant bacteria. #Delhi #ConnectTheDots #Chicken #Gurgaon #Antibiotics #Centre for Science and Environment #Anti-biotics #Bacterial resistance #flouroquinolones
Chicken lovers beware Breeders in India use antibiotics to make birds fatter

Jul 31, 2014

Chicken lovers beware Breeders in India use antibiotics to make birds fatter

According to a report from the CSE, chicken breeders in India are relying on antibiotics to get the extra fat and it could affect bacterial resistance in humans. #Chicken #Antibiotics #HealthBuzz #Centre for Science and Environment #Anti-biotics #Bacterial resistance
India largest user antibiotic meant for multi-drug resistant bacteria, says report

Jul 15, 2014

India largest user antibiotic meant for multi-drug resistant bacteria, says report

A recent study has shown that India is the largest user of an antibiotic called carbapenems meant only as a "last resort drug" for fatal multi-drug resistant bacteria. #Life #India #NewsTracker #Antibiotic #multi-drug resistant bacteria #Ramanan Laxminarayanan

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Issue of antibiotic resistance concerns us all, why are we so lax?

Sep 08, 2011

Issue of antibiotic resistance concerns us all, why are we so lax?

Anti-microbial resistance is a public health hazard which needs to be tackled with urgency. But the ministry is busy with bureaucratic solutions to scientific problems. #HowThisWorks #Medicine #Pharmaceutical industry #Antibiotics

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Issue of antibiotic resistance concerns us all, why are we so lax?

Aug 20, 2014

Novartis hands over experimental TB drugs in antibiotic pullback

Novartis has signed a licensing deal to hand over its experimental tuberculosis (TB) drugs to the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development, joining a growing Big Pharma retreat from antibiotic...
Issue of antibiotic resistance concerns us all, why are we so lax?

Aug 19, 2014

GPs 'pressured' over antibiotics

A survey has found that 45 per cent of family doctors in the UK hand out the medication even though they know it will not treat the patient's condition...
Issue of antibiotic resistance concerns us all, why are we so lax?

Aug 26, 2014

How to tell when you need antibiotics - and when you really don't: Experts warn their overuse is creating drug-resistant superbugs

GPs write around 35 million prescriptions for antibiotics every year in England. To some, they are regarded as a cure-all...