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Newborn babies dying due to loss of efficacy of antibiotics against sepsis

The research, published in PLOS Medicine, found there was high mortality among infants with culture-positive sepsis and a burden of antibiotic resistance.

Many newborn babies are dying because the antibiotics used to treat sepsis are losing their effectiveness. (Matej Kastelic/Zoonar/picture alliance )
Published on Jun 10, 2023 11:38 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, New Delhi

Researchers discover antibiotic to cure hospital-acquired infection

The World Health Organization (WHO) has acknowledged AMR as a complex-global public health problem and highlighted the need for a multipronged strategy

The antibiotic was discovered jointly by researchers of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Pune, and Council of Scientific & Industrial Research-Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR-CDRI), Lucknow. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 20, 2023 10:35 PM IST
ByGayatri Vajpeyee

Study gives insight into mechanism that fuels antibiotic resistance

Researchers discovered molecular mechanisms of the first steps between the antibiotic causing DNA breaks and the bacteria turning on the DNA damage response.

Study gives insight into mechanism that fuels antibiotic resistance. (Pexels)
Updated on Apr 03, 2023 03:17 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Houston, Texas

Urinary Tract Infection: Can UTI get complicated and need hospitalisation?

Appropriate antibiotics are selected based on the stage of Urinary Tract Infection and the health condition of the patient but can it lead to hospitalisation?

Urinary Tract Infection: Can UTI get complicated and need hospitalisation? Experts answer (Photo by Twitter/_elvis_simons)
Published on Apr 03, 2023 12:44 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

IMA says antibiotics for seasonal cold, cough will not work due to…

The Indian Medical Association releases a notice advising stakeholders against taking antibiotics without proper diagnosis.

The medical body further recommended diagnosing whether the infection is bacterial or not before prescribing antibiotics.(Reuters)
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 10:48 AM IST
BySnehashish Roy
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