Telemedicine tied to more antibiotics for kids, study finds

U.S. 04/07/19, 23:03

Sniffling, sore-throated kids seen via telemedicine visits were far more likely to be prescribed antibiotics than those who went to a doctor's office or clinic, according to a new study.Many of those prescriptions disregarded medical guidelines, raising the risk they ...

Using 1 germ to fight another when today’s antibiotics fail

U.S. 02/26/19, 01:21

Bacteria lodged deep in Ella Balasa's lungs were impervious to most antibiotics. At 26, gasping for breath, she sought out a dramatic experiment — deliberately inhaling a virus culled from sewage to attack her superbug."I'm really running out of options," ...

US regulators OK updated version of decades-old antibiotic

Business 10/02/18, 19:03

U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved a modernized version of a decades-old antibiotic used to treat a number of infections.Paratek Pharmaceuticals' Nuzyra was designed to overcome the problem of resistance to tetracycline, an antibiotic widely used until recent years.The company said ...

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