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Antimicrobials are substance that kills microorganisms such as bacteria or mold, or stops them from growing and causing disease.
Prescription of antibiotics in primary care in Europe vary greatly

Prescription of antibiotics in primary care in Europe vary greatly

Anti-bacterial additive triclocarban widespread In U.S. waterways

Anti-bacterial additive triclocarban widespread In U.S. waterways

Research breakthrough in treatment of TB and MDR-TB

Research breakthrough in treatment of TB and MDR-TB

Study on first new potential drug for tuberculosis in 40 years

Study on first new potential drug for tuberculosis in 40 years

Benzoyl peroxide effective treatment for acne

Benzoyl peroxide effective treatment for acne

Scientists have identified a novel anti-tuberculosis (TB) compound

Scientists have identified a novel anti-tuberculosis (TB) compound

Advanced wound care products to power expansion of European wound care market

Advanced wound care products to power expansion of European wound care market

Common ingredient in some shampoos (methylisothiazolinone) stunts developing neurons of rats

Common ingredient in some shampoos (methylisothiazolinone) stunts developing neurons of rats

People could be exposed to antibiotic-resistant bacteria from breathing air from swine feeding facilities

People could be exposed to antibiotic-resistant bacteria from breathing air from swine feeding facilities

Report finds Listeria Rule sparks major industry changes

Report finds Listeria Rule sparks major industry changes

Breakthrough HIV research wins prestigious industry award

Breakthrough HIV research wins prestigious industry award

Benefits to human health associated with the use of antibiotics in chicken may outweigh the potential risks

Benefits to human health associated with the use of antibiotics in chicken may outweigh the potential risks

Wyeth shows new Phase III data about its investigational antibiotic, tigecycline

Wyeth shows new Phase III data about its investigational antibiotic, tigecycline

Researchers find that berries inhibit growth of harmful intestinal bacteria

Researchers find that berries inhibit growth of harmful intestinal bacteria

Studies show Pfizer's Azithromycin Microspheres effective as treatment for respiratory tract infections

Studies show Pfizer's Azithromycin Microspheres effective as treatment for respiratory tract infections

New rapid gonorrhea test that does not require collection

New rapid gonorrhea test that does not require collection

Tamiflu significantly reduced the risk of pneumonia in patients diagnosed with flu

Tamiflu significantly reduced the risk of pneumonia in patients diagnosed with flu

Scientists decode the genome sequence of Cryptosporidium hominis, one of the most common causes of waterborne diseases in humans

Scientists decode the genome sequence of Cryptosporidium hominis, one of the most common causes of waterborne diseases in humans

Infectious diseases physicians call for financial incentives for industry

Infectious diseases physicians call for financial incentives for industry

Boehringer Ingelheim  - New Drug Application (NDA) for tipranavir

Boehringer Ingelheim - New Drug Application (NDA) for tipranavir