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Antibiotic Use in Infants Linked to Obesity, Illnesses During Adulthood

Antibiotic use may make kids obese in adulthood

The use of commonly prescribed antibiotics among infants could cause changes in the gut bacteria, which could make them vulnerable to many infectious conditions, allergies and autoimmune disorders during adulthood- the findings of a new study have revealed. In addition, ...

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Tyson Foods Commits To Going Antibiotic-free In Next 2 Years

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America’s largest poultry supplier, Tyson Foods, is going antibiotic-free in the next two years. The company announced Tuesday morning it plans to eliminate the use of human antibiotics from its U.S. flocks, the final step in a years long process of ...

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Texas Cattle Ranches Produce Harmful Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Originating From Texas Cattle Ranches / iStock Photo

Latest research suggests that Texas cattle ranches could be the source of antibiotic resistant bacteria, which are becoming airborne. Poor quality samples collected downwind from cattle ranches were examined by the researchers from Texas Tech University. Antibiotic resistant bacteria have been ...

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Banned Antibiotics Still Being Added to Milk

FDA Reveals Small Percentage of Dairy Farmers Still Use Antibiotics Illegally

Antibiotic resistance is undoubtedly the biggest concern that’s pestering healthcare practitioners since the last few years, and while there are several studies that point out to the downside of overuse of antibiotics, people are still using these medications haphazardly. It ...

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California College Student Burned From Inside By Friend’s Antibiotic Meds

Yasmeen Castanda Burned By Antibiotics

Even a couple weeks after being severely harmed by taking one of her friend’s old antibiotics, 19 year old Yassmeen Castanada remains in intensive care. The young college student was feeling ill, and figured that it would be harmless to ...

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Childhood Obesity Linked To Antibiotics Affect Over 64,500 American Children

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Young children who are given repeated courses of antibiotics are at greater risk than those who use fewer drugs of becoming obese, US researchers say. The University of Pennsylvania report found children who had had four or more courses by the ...

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Drug Resistance- A Major Global Threat

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Antibiotic Drug Resistance May Pose Global Threat According to the World Health Organization, germs that are drug resistant could now be a major global threat, and may cause near-untreatable cases of diseases like gonorrhoea, pneumonia, sepsis and diarrhea. Despite WHO’s ...

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FDA: 25 companies cut antibiotics in animals


The FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) officially announced yesterday that almost every pharmaceutical corporation that they had asked “to voluntarily phase out the use of antibiotics” in livestock specifically raised in order to produce food have agreed to do ...

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