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Antibiotics are drugs used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms.
House drug pricing bill to reduce costs, improve access to life-saving therapies

House drug pricing bill to reduce costs, improve access to life-saving therapies

Eating raw or undercooked meat may lead to Toxoplasma infection

Eating raw or undercooked meat may lead to Toxoplasma infection

New study finds 2 out of 5 antibiotic prescriptions could be unnecessary

New study finds 2 out of 5 antibiotic prescriptions could be unnecessary

Americans are taking fish antibiotics to save money

Americans are taking fish antibiotics to save money

Molecular drills target and destroy deadly superbugs

Molecular drills target and destroy deadly superbugs

New antimicrobial polymer can kill bacteria resistant to common antibiotics

New antimicrobial polymer can kill bacteria resistant to common antibiotics

Study: 18% of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions written without a documented reason

Study: 18% of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions written without a documented reason

Researchers develop spray gel for frostbite injuries

Researchers develop spray gel for frostbite injuries

Study: Nearly 1-in-10 patients admitted to hospital found to be C. diff carriers

Study: Nearly 1-in-10 patients admitted to hospital found to be C. diff carriers

Yeasts derived from food can reduce multi-drug resistant fungal infections

Yeasts derived from food can reduce multi-drug resistant fungal infections

Common antibiotic appears to boost the effect of radiation on tumor cells

Common antibiotic appears to boost the effect of radiation on tumor cells

'Achilles' heel' of deadly superbug identified

'Achilles' heel' of deadly superbug identified

Experts say cancer research is making more progress that people think

Experts say cancer research is making more progress that people think

Genetically engineered living hydrogel material facilitates intestinal wound healing

Genetically engineered living hydrogel material facilitates intestinal wound healing

Manuka honey fights infection in surgical dressings

Manuka honey fights infection in surgical dressings

Typhoid conjugate vaccine proves its worth in the field

Typhoid conjugate vaccine proves its worth in the field

Perinatal maternal antibiotic exposure may impair lung development in premature infants

Perinatal maternal antibiotic exposure may impair lung development in premature infants

Important opportunity to act on gaps and challenges in seasonal influenza outbreaks

Important opportunity to act on gaps and challenges in seasonal influenza outbreaks

Hybrid antibiotics show promising results in eradicating deadly staph infections

Hybrid antibiotics show promising results in eradicating deadly staph infections

New study could help prevent fatal infections in babies

New study could help prevent fatal infections in babies