Antibiotic resistance

Epiduo Forte ( Adapalene and Benzoyl peroxide ) Gel, 0.3%/2.5% has been approved by the FDA ( Food and Drug...


Multidrug-resistant ( MDR ) bacteria are a growing concern worldwide. The aim of this study was to describe the epidemiology...


The aim of a study was to determine the efficacy of 1 g Azithromycin ( Zithromax, Zmax ) and alternative...


Lower respiratory tract infection ( LRTI ) is the third leading cause of death worldwide and the first leading cause...


An intact population of microorganisms that derive food and benefit from other organisms living in the intestine is required for...


Rifaximin ( Normix, Xifaxan ) is a gut-selective, oral antimicrobial agent shown to reduce the recurrence of overt hepatic encephalopathy...


Use of Nitrofurantoin for urinary tract infections is contraindicated in patients with less than 60 mL/min creatinine clearance. Healthcare professionals...


Risk of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ( MRSA ) infection after surgery is generally low, but affects up to 33% of...


Physicians should not be prescribing antibiotics to adults for the common rhinosinusitis infection, even if patients report symptoms lasting longer...


A Cochrane Systematic Review of medical research found that four out of five patients who are seen in primary care...


When prescribed to children with middle ear infections, antibiotics are not associated with a significant reduction in fluid buildup in...


When prescribed to children with middle ear infections, antibiotics are not associated with a significant reduction in fluid buildup in...


Physicians should not be prescribing antibiotics to adults for the common rhinosinusitis infection, even if patients report symptoms lasting longer...


A Cochrane Systematic Review of medical research found that four out of five patients who are seen in primary care...


Nosocomial pneumonia and ventilator-assisted pneumonia may be polymicrobial and can be caused by a wide spectrum of pathogens. Potentially multidrug-resistant...


A study found that taking antibiotics for three days is just as effective for community acquired pneumonia as continuing treatment...


The researchers replaced a single atom from the molecular structure of Vancomycin aglycon, a glycopeptide antibiotic that attacks the bacteria...


Rifaximin ( Xifaxan ), an oral, gastrointestinal-selective antibiotic, can be safely used to prevent attacks of travelers’ diarrhea caused by...


A open-label study carried out by physicians at New York-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center showed that there...


A project between American and Chinese researchers developed a way to study the function of genes in mice and...