Does Antibiotic Use During Pregnancy and Infancy Impact Childhood Obesity?
Use of antibiotics during pregnancy does not appear to affect children’s weight in subsequent years, but use during infancy may increase their risk of becoming overweight or obese.
Antibiotic-resistant strep throat may be too close for comfort
Infectious disease scientists identified strains of group A streptococcus that are less susceptible to commonly used antibiotics and may be moving closer to resistance to penicillin and beta-lactams.
Increased use of antibiotics may predispose to Parkinson’s disease
Higher exposure to commonly used oral antibiotics is linked to an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease according to a recently published study by researchers form the Helsinki University…
Antibiotic usage associated with increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis
A new study has provided evidence that antibiotic usage is associated with an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.
Natural antibiotic’s multi-level attack strategy helps prevent resistance
The natural antibiotic Lugdunin, discovered three years ago by Tübingen researchers, attacks pathogenic bacteria in several different ways simultaneously.