Antibiotics

Ease Up on Antibiotics to Decrease Diabetes Risk

The findings of a recent Danish study of antibiotics and diabetes strengthens the growing body of evidence that links the two. ... more »
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More Superbugs in Antibiotic-Laced Conventional Burger Meat Than Organic

A new study from Consumer Reports may suggest some rethinking about your beloved burger is in order. Industrial-scale beef producers include antibiotics as a daily part of their livestock’s diet. ... more »
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More Evidence Antibiotics Are More Harmful Than Expected

Antibiotics are commonly prescribed to cure bacterial infections — and they usually do — but a growing body of evidence indicates antibiotics are more harmful than once expected. ... more »
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Antibiotics During First Year Increase Risk for Asthma at Age 6

A recently conducted study finds a link between antibiotic use in infancy and development of asthma by age 6. ... more »
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Human Breast Milk May Hold the Key to Curing Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is only increasing, but researchers believe theyhave found the key to brining antibiotic-resistant strains back undercontrol ' HAMLET. ... more »
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Is MRSA during Pregnancy a Serious Problem?

A friend of mine is in a difficult situation currently. She is excitedly pregnant with her first child, but her elderly father is in the hospital after a severe heart attack. If that wasn’t difficult enough for her, she also just found this weekend that he has MRSA. MRSA stands for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. ... more »
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Brucellosis and Pregnancy

Brucellosis is one of the rarest bacterial infections reported in pregnancy. Infection requires coming in contact with animals, animal meat or animal milk infected with the brucellosis bacteria. ... more »
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Antibiotics for mastitis in breastfeeding women.

Infective mastitis is commonly caused by Staphylococcus Aureus. Incidence of mastitis in breastfeeding women may reach 33%. Effective milk removal, pain medication and antibiotic therapy have been the mainstays of treatment. ... more »

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