- Policymakers and health leaders are more focused on the issue, but there's still a lot that has to be done.
- Long-term treatment with antibiotics didn't lead to better results for patients with chronic Lyme disease compared to a placebo: study.
- Sandwich chain Subway will start serving antibiotic-free chicken and turkey at its U.S. restaurants next year, and within the next nine years will stop selling any meat from animals given antibiotics, the company said on Tuesday.
- In a head-to-head comparison of surgical treatment versus antibiotic treatment, surgery was the superior fix for cases of uncomplicated acute appendicitis.
- Airborne particulate matter wafting off American cattle yards contains antibiotics, bacteria, and antibiotic-resistant DNA.
- The Pew Charitable Trusts argue in a new report that the USDA isn’t doing enough to protect the public from Salmonella outbreaks.
- Based on expert opinion, slowly building trends, and economic numbers, expect these six issues to be the top drivers of news in the area of health throughout the coming year.
- The Food and Drug Administration will begin implementation of a new plan intended to phase out the use of antibiotics in animals for food production purposes.
- Antibiotics can be more harmful than you think, especially if they are taken unnecessarily for viral illnesses.
- Doctors across the United States are over-prescribing antibiotics in spite of an effort to curb this growing public health concern.
- The Giant Lime Green stick insect could help scientists derive a new drug mechanism capable of circumventing antibiotic resistance in bacteria.
Peripheral Neuropathy Warning Reinforced By FDA: Fluoroquinolone Drug Labels To Better Describe The DangersThe FDA is requiring makers of fluoroquinolone drugs to update labels to emphasize the dangers to patients for developing rapid onset peripheral neuropathy.