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'Superbug' Surfaces at Poultry Farm in China

Posted 14 May 2018 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, May 14, 2018 – E. coli that's resistant to a "last-resort" antibiotic has been discovered on a commercial poultry farm in China, researchers report. Specifically, the strain found on the farm carried genes resistant to the antibiotic colistin, which is used against certain bacteria. The study was published May 14 in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. The presence of E. ...

Common Post-Op Ear Drops Tied to Eardrum Perforations in Kids

Posted 30 Mar 2017 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 – Children who suffer through multiple ear infections are often candidates for ear tube surgery. But a new study finds that the use of one type of ear drops – quinolones – after these surgeries may raise a child's risk for a perforated eardrum. Children who received post-surgical quinolones were 60 percent more likely to suffer eardrum perforations than those who ...

U.S. Officials Confirm Superbug Resistant to All Antibiotics

Posted 27 May 2016 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 – U.S. researchers have identified the nation's first patient with an infection resistant to all existing antibiotics. Scientists have warned for years the day could come when "superbugs" resisted all last-resort antibiotics. This new case, involving a 49-year-old Pennsylvania woman, suggests that day may soon be here. "It is the end of the road for antibiotics unless we act ...

Prescription Eardrops Seem Best for Kids With Recurrent Ear Infection: Study

Posted 19 Feb 2014 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2014 – An eardrop that combines antibiotics and steroids might be the best ear infection treatment for children who already have ear tubes because of recurrent infections, a new study finds. New research compared the eardrop treatment to oral antibiotics and to a wait-and-see approach. After two weeks, just 5 percent of children receiving the eardrops had continuing discharge ...

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