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Antibiotics are drugs used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms.
New study finds huge problem of multi-drug resistant infections among children

New study finds huge problem of multi-drug resistant infections among children

Researchers chart pathway of multidrug resistant bacteria living in hospital sink drainpipes

Researchers chart pathway of multidrug resistant bacteria living in hospital sink drainpipes

Structure of unique amyloid fibrils could lead to discovery of new antibiotics

Structure of unique amyloid fibrils could lead to discovery of new antibiotics

Wastewater releases from oil and gas operations at West Virginia alter microbes, study finds

Wastewater releases from oil and gas operations at West Virginia alter microbes, study finds

UC San Diego researchers suggest transplanting good bacteria to treat patients with atopic dermatitis

UC San Diego researchers suggest transplanting good bacteria to treat patients with atopic dermatitis

Duke Health scientists identify proteins in mucous that confirm viral infection

Duke Health scientists identify proteins in mucous that confirm viral infection

UofL researcher receives NIH grant to study microbes responsible for protecting against malaria

UofL researcher receives NIH grant to study microbes responsible for protecting against malaria

Scientists identify novel mutations in bacteria that promote evolution of antibiotic resistance

Scientists identify novel mutations in bacteria that promote evolution of antibiotic resistance

Neonatal sepsis risk calculator reduces antibiotic use by nearly 50% in newborns

Neonatal sepsis risk calculator reduces antibiotic use by nearly 50% in newborns

Medical device safety problems prompt regulators to call for better reporting

Medical device safety problems prompt regulators to call for better reporting

New article provides thought-provoking view on the rise of allergy, autoimmune diseases

New article provides thought-provoking view on the rise of allergy, autoimmune diseases

Antibiotics may be effective treatment for acute appendicitis in children, study shows

Antibiotics may be effective treatment for acute appendicitis in children, study shows

New class of antibiotics effective in treating children with MRSA skin infections

New class of antibiotics effective in treating children with MRSA skin infections

Study: Physicians more likely to prescribe antibiotics when patients' expectations are high

Study: Physicians more likely to prescribe antibiotics when patients' expectations are high

Vitamin D supplements protect against acute respiratory infections, study finds

Vitamin D supplements protect against acute respiratory infections, study finds

Natural antibiotic produced by bacteria found on African ant could help fight against MRSA

Natural antibiotic produced by bacteria found on African ant could help fight against MRSA

Immune cell study could signal new approach to tackling infections

Immune cell study could signal new approach to tackling infections

Scientists managed to produce large quantities of promising natural substance

Scientists managed to produce large quantities of promising natural substance

Sunburn and mosquito bites may ruin spring vacation in tropical locales

Sunburn and mosquito bites may ruin spring vacation in tropical locales

Researchers develop new method that can rapidly profile resistome of gut microbial communities

Researchers develop new method that can rapidly profile resistome of gut microbial communities