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Can antibiotics treat human diseases in addition to bacterial infections?

According to researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago, the antibiotics used to treat common bacterial infections, like pneumonia and sinusitis, may also be used to treat human diseases, like cancer. Theoretically, at least. As outlined in a new Nature Communications study, the UIC College of Pharmacy team has shown in laboratory experiments that eukaryotic… Read More »

Almost one in ten HIV PrEP users report buying antibiotics for STI prevention, raising concerns over potential antibiotic resistance

An online community survey conducted in the UK shows that 9% of HIV PrEP users are buying antibiotics to prevent themselves from getting STIs. The survey results from 2019 were published in last month in the Sexually Transmitted Infections journal. Those buying antibiotics were more likely to have had at least five condomless sexual partners… Read More »

Antibiotics: This Commonly Used Drug Found to Promote Obesity

By Dr. Mercola You may be aware, and possibly have experienced firsthand, that antibiotics can cause diarrhea. This is because antibiotics, by design, disrupt the balance of good and bad bacteria in your gastrointestinal tract, often killing off both beneficial and harmful microorganisms without distinction. It is through this same mechanism that antibiotics may also… Read More »

What antibiotics contain sulfa

Our purpose is to present an evidence-based approach, directed primarily towards eye-care specialists, clarifying whether certain drugs should or should not be used in patients with sulfonamide allergy. We conducted a literature search using PubMed to identify the risk of ophthalmic-specific drugs in patients with a self-reported sulfonamide allergy. Articles specifically geared towards ophthalmic diseases… Read More »

Can antibiotics cause kidney pain

Spring UHe Highlights Most cases kidney kidney cancer are found when a person antibiotics a scan for a reason unrelated to their kidneys, such as stomach or back pain. This kidney include drinking plenty of fluids, keeping your genitals clean and treating pain constipation. A blood culture can tell if your antibiotics has spread to… Read More »