The spread of deadly superbugs that evade even the most powerful antibiotics is no longer a prediction but is happening right now across the world, World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
Antibiotic resistance has the potential
Patients in Bahrain could soon require a doctor's prescription to buy antibiotics, according to a senior health official.
The rule has been in place since the early 1990s but is not being implemented, National Health Regulator
Antibiotics don't help fight most sinus infections, although doctors routinely prescribe them for that purpose, according to a US study.
Researchers whose work was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found tha
Scientists have found a "superbug" strain of gonorrhoea in Japan that is resistant to all recommended antibiotics and say it could transform a once easily treatable infection into a global public health threat.
The new strain of the sexual
Even seemingly gentle antibiotics may severely disrupt the balance of microbes living in the gut, with unforeseen health consequences, US researchers reported.
An intimate study of three women given ciprofloxacin showed
The improper intake of antibiotic medication can harm the human body’s immune system, said an expert at an antibiotics awareness event in Riyadh.
Dr Mona Sanan, nutritional consultant for Al Rabie Saudi Food Company, a leading producer of
An over-reliance on treating patients with antibiotics is severely endangering the health of children and adults in Bahrain, it has emerged.
A study has revealed that almost 25 per cent of the medications prescribed at the country's health
An effort to change doctors' prescribing habits for antibiotics was only moderately successful, Boston researchers report.
The programme also included educating parents of small children about the proper use of antibiotics