Antibiotic Use During Early Pregnancy Linked to Birth Malformations

Taking certain antibiotics while in the first trimester of pregnancy was associated with a higher risk of congenital disabilities, a new paper says. The research, published in the medical journal BMJ, described a higher risk of childbirth defects of women...

This Device Monitors Antibiotic Reaction And Eliminates Superbugs

The ultimate novelty released by the researchers from the Imperial College London is ground-shaking for the drug-resistant bacteria.  Small non-invasive patches adhere to the skin to measure accurately how much antibiotic the body absorbs. The sensor has the role of...

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Superbugs, Are Endangering Dolphins

Nowadays, antibiotic resistance is one of the most significant public health concern around the world. Due to the reckless use of antibiotics, common bacteria turned into antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as superbugs. Now, these organisms are endangering dolphins, too. Lately,...

Common Antibiotics Could Trigger Heart Conditions

In a new study, issued in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and conducted by scientists from the University of British Columbia and the Provincial Health Services Authority’s (PHSA) Therapeutic Evaluation Unit, established a link between common antibiotics...