Search results for "Antibiotics"


 
Results 1 - 10 of about 452 for "Antibiotics".

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.

Overtreatment alert! Antibiotics fuel medical overutilization : ACP Internist

A good friend of mine and Whistleblower reader contracted the sniffles and received a prescription for antibiotics at a local urgent care ce...

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...

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...

CDC sounds the alarm about antibiotic resistance : ACP Internist

A recurrent theme of my posts is the increasing danger of antibiotic-resistant germs and the harmful consequences of antibiotic overuse. Thi...

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...

Prev   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   Next