Month: June 2021

Is the era of antibiotics coming to an end?

According to the World Health Organization, by 2022, more than 80% of existing antibiotics will become useless, as bacteria will become resistant to them. However, doctors do not give up. And they offer solutions that will allow creating new generations of drugs. Ri Yang and his colleagues from the University of Texas have adopted the […]

Consequences of Covid-19 in surviving patients

The long-term consequences of Covid-19 infection are the subject of intensive study around the world. In the January issue of the Lancet journal, the results of a cohort study on a population of 1,733 patients treated for covid infection in medical hospitals in Wuhan Province and discharged between January 7, 2020 and May 29, 2020 […]

Appendicitis in children and antibiotics

It is known that the main method of treatment of acute appendicitis is considered an emergency surgical removal of the organ. In uncomplicated forms of acute appendicitis, the operation is performed through an incision in the right lower abdomen or by laparoscopic method – through separate punctures of the abdominal wall. Scientists have found that […]

Recommendations for the use of antibiotic in respiratory infections

The American College of Physicians has issued guidelines for the recommendations for the use of antibiotic for common infections. The guidelines were published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Often, doctors prescribe longer courses of antibiotic therapy to prevent the development of antibiotic resistance. However, experts noted that the excessive use of antimicrobial drugs […]

Antioxidants and hearing loss from antibiotics

So, antioxidants. Among the drugs of the class of antibiotics, there are practically no such drugs that do not have side effects and sometimes they are extremely dangerous. Scientists have found a way to combat one of the side effects of antibiotics – hearing loss. In the decades since the introduction of antibiotics in the […]

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