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New strategies required to battle antibiotic overuse | ACP Internist

At least two million people each year in the United States are infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics, and at least 23,000 people die each year as a result of these infections.

Antibiotics: There's no free lunch : ACP Internist

A new, important paper in JAMA Internal Medicine from Sara Cosgrove's group at Johns Hopkins demonstrates the collateral damage of antibio...

We're in the post-antibiotic age : ACP Internist

We’re so very lucky to have lived in the “age of antibiotics.” However, most of us were neither alive nor cognizant prior to 1943, so we don...

Lifesaving antibiotics losing power due to resistant germs : ACP Internist

The single most important medicine ever discovered is the antibiotic. Prior to 1930, humans died at early ages of simple infections and even...

Antibiotic discovery: 2 steps back? : ACP Internist

We've written often about the need for new antibiotic classes, so called antimicrobial discovery. Over the past 3 to 4 years there have bee...

Physicians using antibiotics, sedatives as placebos : ACP Internist

Internists and rheumatologists are using antibiotics and sedatives for their placebo effect, researchers reported . Before 1960, sugar pill...

QD: News Every Day--Virtual diagnoses cost less, but more antibiotics prescribed : ACP Internist

Virtual office visits for infections resulted in more prescribing of antibiotics, but could potentially lower health care costs, a study fou...

Antibiotics and principles for best use : ACP Internist

As physicians we worry about antibiotic resistance. Slowly, we understand that we can help slow down the development of more resistance thro...

QD: News Every Day--NSAIDs, antibiotics make little difference for cough in acute bronchitis : ACP Internist

Neither antibiotics nor NSAIDs reduced the number of days of coughing among patients with uncomplicated acute bronchitis, a study found. Non...

QD: News Every Day--Inner ear infections still don't need antibiotics : ACP Internist

Kids get inner ear infections and then they get antibiotics, despite a long-standing knowledge that it's not always best. Any physician know...

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