Tag: Antibiotics

Bacteria develop tougher membranes to resist antibiotics, report into superbugs finds

Bacteria develop tougher membranes to resist antibiotics, report into superbugs finds

“In the past, individual diseases and bacteria have all been treated differently,” said Professor Rheinstädter. “So it is important that we have e ...
Governments urged to stockpile antibiotics for a future flu pandemic 

Governments urged to stockpile antibiotics for a future flu pandemic 

“Make no mistake, it’s inevitable that there will be another flu pandemic - it may happen next year, or in the next 15 years, but it is inevitable ...
Countries still using antibiotics to fatten animals despite ban 

Countries still using antibiotics to fatten animals despite ban 

The OIE report found that out of the 45 countries still using antibiotics as growth promoters 18 are in the Americas, 14 are in Asia and Oceania, ...
Third of antibiotics prescribed by doctors are 'unaccounted for', warns Chief Medical Officer

Third of antibiotics prescribed by doctors are 'unaccounted for', warns Chief Medical Officer

Previous research has indicated that 20 per cent of antibiotics prescribed by GPs are handed out inappropriately. Dame Sally said that as well as ...
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