Antibiotics use in early pregnancy have been found to increase the risk in spontaneous abortions or miscarriages. The increased risk however is considered to be small and is pegged to about 10 percent.
Scientists are looking into the properties of Komodo dragon blood which they believe has antimicrobial properties that can help in wound healing.
Researchers found that use of antibiotics as a child might lead to the development of autoimmune diseases in adulthood.
Maple syrup extract is found to have synergistic effect on antibiotics.
The journey to Worcestershire Royal Hospital took 23 minutes. Paramedics suspected Callum had developed sepsis and wanted to take him to Redditch at Alexandra Hospital which was just 1.9 miles away. But they were told not to take patients under 16 to Redditch.
An appendectomy is the most common emergency operation for children. If the inflamed organ is left, it can burst and lead to death
Washing hands regularly can help prevent the spread of Scarlet Fever. It can be treated using paracetmol for high fevers and antihistamine for the skin rash.
The death of an American woman from a superbug found resistant to all antibiotics available in the U.S are concerning medical and healthcare professionals.
A superbug infection killed an elderly woman in Nevada. Her infection is resistant to all 26 antibiotics available in the United States.
Scientists explain how bacteria resist colistin, the last line antibiotic of choice for life-threatening infections that are resistant to treatments.
Amidst the growing concern about drug – resistant bacteria, overprescribing of antibiotics is still a concern accord to US federal report. In fact, it has not dropped between 2006 and 2012, which is a cause of concern for US health experts.
Despite the common knowledge that over the counter painkillers can be harmful, thousands of people still rely on them to temporarily get rid of pain. Thus, this creates the need of choosing pain – killers efficiently.
Patients in hospital suffering from delirium may be associated with common antibiotics now more than ever, as per new research. Delirium is defined as mental confusion along with signs of hallucination and irritation may be caused due to medications
A UK-based study proves that a component of breast milk protein is powerful enough to destroy drug-resistant bacteria known as superbugs
Some research shows that beards might protect men against some harmful bacterial diseases.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.