A new report found that even though tonsillectomies are considered routine, medications used during and after the procedure varies greatly.
Consuming preoperative antibiotic therapy within two hours of cardiac surgery lowers the risk of developing surgical site infections (SSIs), a new study has found.
The Food and Drug Administration has asked global drugmakers and health companies to revise labels of medically-important antibiotics to remove references to use in animal production.
Researchers from Harvard and Brigham and Women's hospital reported that antibiotic prescriptions are still too high for sore throat and bronchitis cases.
Researchers found that 23 percent of parents utilize retail clinics for their children.
The American Academy of Pediatrics stated that for sinusitis, a wait and watch approach could be more effective for the child than a course of antibiotics.
Researchers found that when patients were given antibiotics, their risks of developing an urinary tract infection lowered.
Researchers found that when they mixed a silver-containing compound to antibiotics, it boosted the strength of the treatment.
Researchers found that early exposure to antibiotics could increase a child's risk of developing eczema, a skin disease characterized by itchiness.
Seven out of 10 Americans are on at least one prescription drug, more than half take at least two prescription medications, and a fifth are on five or more drugs.
If you're on antibiotics, it may be a good idea to take probiotics at the same time, according to new research.
A million children die each year on the day on which they are born.
Consumer Reports found that nearly 90 percent of the ground turkey it analyzed contained at least one of the five bacteria it was tested for.
Japanese scientists have discovered an antibiotic that could stop men from cheating. Researchers believe that the drug works by making men immune to seduction.
A drug in an early trial promises good results in treating hepatitis C.
Medicaid, America's most prominent health insurance program, is a boon for pregnant women, as well as women who are trying to conceive a child. It covers a plethora of reproductive healthcare services, including family planning and pregnancy-related care (prenatal services, childbirth, and postpartum services and care) without cost-sharing. Medicaid law strictly prohibits the states from charging co-payments, deductibles, or other such service charges.