Tag Archives: Infections

Smartphone Camera Test for Urinary Tract Infections

Researchers at the University of Bath have developed a simple point-of-care test for urinary tract infections that uses a smartphone camera. The system can rapidly detect the presence of E. coli in urine samples and could guide doctors in their decision to prescribe antibiotics, ensuring appropriate patient care and avoiding the overuse of antimicrobial medication.… Read More »

New patient test could tell GPs if infections are antibiotic resistant in under two hours

A new rapid patient test which could identify whether bacteria isolated from clinical samples are antibiotic resistant in under two hours is being trialled on a range of antibiotics commonly used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). If successful, the test could transform decision-making around antibiotic choice by helping inform the five million antibiotic prescriptions… Read More »

deadly germs, Lost cures: In a Poor Kenyan Community, Cheap Antibiotics Fuel Deadly Drug-Resistant Infections

NAIROBI, Kenya — Four days after her toddler’s health took a turn for the worse, his tiny body racked by fever, diarrhea and vomiting, Sharon Mbone decided it was time to try yet another medicine. With no money to see a doctor, she carried him to the local pharmacy stall, a corrugated shack near her… Read More »

Blue light could treat superbug infections

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a bacterium that causes infection in various parts of the body, is often called a “superbug” thanks to its ability to dodge many common antibiotics. Although most MRSA infections aren’t serious, some can be life-threatening, sometimes resulting in amputation of the infected appendage. Rather than rolling the… Read More »

Regulators investigate salmonella infections linked to Conagra's cake mixes

(Reuters) – U.S. health regulators said here on Wednesday they were investigating a manufacturing facility that makes Conagra Brands Inc’s cake mixes for potential links to salmonella infections after some batches of the products were recalled on Monday. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) informed Conagra… Read More »

Amoxicillin: Everything You Need To Know About The Popular Drug For Treating Bacterial Infections. (Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, etc)

Everything You Need To Know About The Popular Drug For Treating Bacterial Infections. Amoxicillin is a well-known drug. The major reason for this is that it is effective for a wide range of conditions. Amoxicillin is a drug from the penicillin circle of relatives that is used for the treatment of bacterial infections. The drug… Read More »

No More Amoxicillin: Preventing and Treating Ear and Respiratory Infections Without Antibiotics

Did you know . . .  … that since the advent of antibiotics in the 1940s the rate and duration of children’s ear infections are on the increase? … that antibiotics can hinder a child’s immune system? …that our present overuse of antibiotics for children’s infections is resulting in stronger strains of bacteria that will… Read More »

Dr. Tobias Kidney Support & Cleanse – Helps Detox – Supplement To Support Urinary Tract and Bladder Health – Great After UT Infections (UTI) – For Women And Men (60 Caps)

Advanced Strength Kidney & Bladder Support To Promote Kidney & Urinary Health;Supports The Body’s Natural Detoxification Process;A Synergistic Blend of Herbs & With Organic Cranberry Extract To Support the Urinary Tract;Great Value – 60 capsules (1 to 2 month supply, depending on usage);Made in the USA for peace of mind Advanced Strength Kidney & Bladder… Read More »

Medical Guide: AMOXICILLIN: Used in the Treatment of Bacterial Infections

“Although, your health condition may impact your everyday life, do not let it define who you are.” Amoxicillin is indicated in the treatment of bacterial infections. To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of amoxicillin and other antibacterial drugs, amoxicillin should be used only to treat infections that are proven or… Read More »