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The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) on Wednesday launched a platform to help showcase cutting edge research that is addressing endemic challenges in the continent like diseases, hunger and climat

HYDERABAD: In a cause for concern, many babies admitted in the neonatal intensive care units (NICU) are bombarded with third and fourth generation antibiotics right from their birth.

CHENNAI: The state health department rolled out a new nine-month drug antibiotic regimen for drug-resistant TB instead of the old two-year course.

South Africa’s waste- water treatment works are being burdened with increased rates of influents containing a large “cocktail” of chemical pollutants.

Even the most elite waste treatment systems currently available do not remove antibiotics from manure, according to a study which suggests that traces of the medicines leach into the environment, p

Last year, two Union ministers and 10 MPs had forwarded objections from a drug traders’ lobby to HealthMin.

To prevent indiscriminate sale of topical preparations containing steroids and antibiotics without prescription, the Health Ministry has banned over-the-counter sale of around 14 such creams.

Over the 16-year period studied, consumption of antibiotics more than doubled in India

Antibiotic prescriptions have shot up by 65 percent overall and by 39 percent per person in 15 years, new research reveals.

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