Tag: prescribing antibiotics


Too Many Antibiotics Prescribed With No Doctor’s Visit, Study Finds

February 19, 2020

Via: Forbes

A recent study published in Health Affairs by researchers with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has found that nearly 45% of antibiotics prescribed over a 10-year period were given out for […]

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New approach to prescribing antibiotics could curb resistance

March 22, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Currently, a course of antibiotics does not necessarily eradicate all of the bacteria infecting a patient and any remaining bacteria can be especially effective at timing their re-emergence. Now, Anatoly Kolomeisky and Hamid Teimouri argue that it should be possible […]