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Antibiotics are drugs used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms.
Wearable sensors show how antibiotic-resistant bacteria spread through hospital wards

Wearable sensors show how antibiotic-resistant bacteria spread through hospital wards

Human contact responsible for spread of hospital infections

Human contact responsible for spread of hospital infections

New measure identifies patterns of pediatric antibiotic use around the world

New measure identifies patterns of pediatric antibiotic use around the world

Warning issued by FDA after patient dies following fecal transplant

Warning issued by FDA after patient dies following fecal transplant

Chemicals produced by gut microbiome could help identify children at risk of organ failure

Chemicals produced by gut microbiome could help identify children at risk of organ failure

HIB-vaccinated children show improved anthropometric, cognitive, and schooling outcomes

HIB-vaccinated children show improved anthropometric, cognitive, and schooling outcomes

Ultra-fast new technology to detect bacteria

Ultra-fast new technology to detect bacteria

Unhealthy gut microbiome may make breast cancers more aggressive finds study

Unhealthy gut microbiome may make breast cancers more aggressive finds study

Drugs designed with advanced computing technologies could help tackle hospital superbugs

Drugs designed with advanced computing technologies could help tackle hospital superbugs

Thermo Fisher Scientific launches automated system for antimicrobial susceptibility testing in Europe

Thermo Fisher Scientific launches automated system for antimicrobial susceptibility testing in Europe

Researchers investigate how antibiotic produced by the microbiome kills bacteria

Researchers investigate how antibiotic produced by the microbiome kills bacteria

Young children with community-acquired pneumonia receive unnecessary tests, antibiotics

Young children with community-acquired pneumonia receive unnecessary tests, antibiotics

Analysis: Why Alexa’s bedside manner is bad for health care

Analysis: Why Alexa’s bedside manner is bad for health care

Reversing drug resistance in tuberculosis bacteria

Reversing drug resistance in tuberculosis bacteria

Climate change adversely affects human health, says new report

Climate change adversely affects human health, says new report

Study: 81% of antibiotics prescribed by dentists to prevent infections are unnecessary

Study: 81% of antibiotics prescribed by dentists to prevent infections are unnecessary

Queen’s researchers develop innovative rapid test to improve maternal health in developing countries

Queen’s researchers develop innovative rapid test to improve maternal health in developing countries

Tumor-fighting combination targets aggressive form of brain cancer

Tumor-fighting combination targets aggressive form of brain cancer

Human contact plays major role in the spread of some hospital-acquired infections

Human contact plays major role in the spread of some hospital-acquired infections

Researchers study how Mycobacterium tuberculosis can develop resistance to anti-TB drugs

Researchers study how Mycobacterium tuberculosis can develop resistance to anti-TB drugs