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Saturday, Aug 24, 2019
news about Drug resistance
Apr 30, 2019 07:38
Antimicrobial (including antibiotics, antivirals, antifungal and antiprotozoal) agents are critical to fight diseases in humans, animals and plants, but misuse and overuse is making an increasing number of them ineffective. read more
Apr 19, 2019 19:40
To prevent the outbreak of deadly infections such as Candida auris, hospital infection control must be taken seriously read more
Mar 24, 2019 23:30
Drug resistant TB remains an area of concern, with 54% increase in the cases that came up to 60,000 new cases in 2018 as compared to 40,000 in 2017. read more
Mar 19, 2019 03:59
The research is part of a global study called Comprehensive Resistance Prediction for Tuberculosis (CRyPTIC), which aims at building a “resistance catalogue” of TB bacteria by studying 0.1 million TB isolates across the globe. read more
Dec 01, 2018 14:30
As against 54,167 positive cases of people living with HIV diagnosed in Maharashtra in 2011, only 15,119 new positive cases were detected in the first nine months of 2018. read more
Sep 10, 2018 12:46
For India, this is a serious problem. The country has among the highest rates of unapproved drugs sold, many of which are over-the-counter drugs, and an indiscriminate use of antibiotics, which means that it becomes difficult to assess, control and limit... read more
Mar 27, 2018 16:50
In 2015, the total global antibiotic consumption was 35 billion DDDs, a 65% increase from 2000, according to the analysis of antibiotic use in 76 countries. read more
Mar 27, 2018 13:13
Rising incomes, over-the-counter sale, a poorly regulated private hospital sector, high rates of hospital infection, inexpensive antibiotics and frequent infectious disease outbreaks are driving consumption in India and other low- and middle-income ... read more