Latest News on Antibiotics
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Apr 03, 2019
Tiny microbes in the slipery mucus layer of fish could lead chemists to new antibiotic drugsThe incidence of bacterial infections resistant to current antibiotics continues to climb.
Dec 02, 2018
Over 6,000 antibiotic resistance genes found in bacteria that inhabit the gutMost gut bacteria are harmless, however, the gut is also home to bacteria that can cause infections.
Mar 07, 2018
Paytm's Vijay Shekhar Sharma is youngest Indian billionaire in Forbes list; Samprada Singh of Alkem Lab, oldestSharma, ranked 1,394th on the list with a fortune of $1.7 billion, is the only Indian billionaire in the under-40 league.
Feb 27, 2018
Carbon dioxide touted as main contributor to climate change but methane does far more damageWhile carbon dioxide is often painted as the main criminal in climate change, a far more deadly, and less talked about gas, is methane.
May 01, 2017
Novel antibiotic resistance gene found in milk could jeopardise drugs used to treat superbug infections in humansA 'harmless' bacteria found in milk and products like cheese may carry a new antibiotic resistance gene which could jeopardise the use of last resort drugs to treat superbug infections in humans, scientists say.
Mar 02, 2017
WHO publishes list of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human beingsThe bacteria in the most critical section of the WHO list are multi drug resistant strains that pose a particular threat in hospitals.
Nov 17, 2016
Researchers take help of softwares to discover two new antibioticsResearchers at The Rockefeller University in New York said they discovered two promising new antibiotics by sifting through the human microbiome with the help of a software.
May 03, 2016
Why antibiotics can also make you more prone to infectionAntibiotics are essential for fighting bacterial infection, but, paradoxically, they can also make the body more prone to infection and diarrohea by allowing gut pathogens to “breathe”, says a study.
Dec 21, 2015
India is in the midst of a fatal glanders epidemic and no one is paying any attention, writes Maneka GandhiHorses and mules used by tourists to visit Vaishno Devi have been found to be infected with this very infectious glanders disease
Apr 08, 2015
Food safety in India compromised due to use of antibiotics and pesticidesContamination of food is a serious problem in India as use of antibiotics compromises food safety while junk food adds to the problem, a green body today said and advocated for a disease surveillance and alert system and better enforcement of food safety act.