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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?

Sep 15, 2014

Fin24.com | Scientists fear wide use of antibiotics on farms

Scientists fear the widespread use of antibiotics on farms may be a factor in the rise of bacteria that grow resistant to drugs and infect humans...
Issue of antibiotic resistance concerns us all, why are we so lax?

Sep 16, 2014

Could 'designer' antibiotics be the key to halting superbugs? Strains that target a single type of bacteria could slow the rise of resistance

This new style of antibiotic - being developed in Switzerland - targets the specific strain of bacteria causing the illness, so that the other strains are left unharmed and don’t become resistant...
Issue of antibiotic resistance concerns us all, why are we so lax?

Sep 11, 2014

Most hospitals use too many antibiotics, for too long, to treat some patients

Doctors in many U.S. hospitals are unnecessarily prescribing multiple antibiotics for several days when just one would do the job, a new study released Wednesday suggests...