Antibiotics

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

67% medicine retailers can't identify antibiotics: DGDA

Around 67 percent of medicine retailers do not have knowledge of antimicrobial drugs and they cannot identify the antibiotics, finds a study by the Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA).

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019

Bangladesh among countries with highest antibiotic river pollution: Study

Bangladesh is among the countries with the highest levels of antibiotic river pollution along with Kenya, Ghana, Pakistan and Nigeria, a study revealed yesterday.

May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019

Antibiotics Alarm: Now four adults suffer side effects at RMCH

Four more patients suffered extreme side effects from the antibiotics they were administered with through intravenous infusion at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital on Sunday night.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

Prescription now must for antibiotics

The High Court yesterday directed the government to take necessary steps to stop the sale of antibiotics without prescription from registered doctors.

April 16, 2019
April 16, 2019

Worrisome state of food safety

Earlier this year, this paper published a report on the widespread use of meat and bone meal (MBM) in poultry feed which can cause

April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019

Poultry feed laced with antibiotics

A government study has found various types of antibiotics in almost 50 percent poultry feed samples of 14 brands collected from four districts.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Superbugs will 'kill every three seconds'

Superbugs will kill someone every three seconds by 2050 unless the world acts now, a hugely influential report says.

October 16, 2015
October 16, 2015

Fears grow over increased antibiotic resistance

More than 6,000 deaths a year could be caused by a 30% fall in the effectiveness of antibiotics in the US, a report in The Lancet suggests.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

Use of Antibiotics

A new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota has found a three-way link among antibiotic use in infants, changes in the gut bacteria, and disease later in life.

April 9, 2015
April 9, 2015

Overuse of Antibiotics

Antibiotics are used to treat and prevent bacterial infections.