Medicine & TechnologyAntibiotics are known for treating certain bacterial infections like urinary tract infections, strep throat, and E. coli but now, they are found to provide more benefits than that.
Perhaps one of the most alarming findings in the recently-concluded European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) is that raw dog food contains significant amounts of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, making them a public health risk to Europe and the rest of the world.
A new nanothin coating material could be added to wound dressings and biomedical implants to prevent and even treat dangerous bacteria and fungi infections - even from the notoriously resistant superbugs.
A new study confirms the long speculated adverse affects of antibiotics - the increased risk of inflammatory bowel diseases. Although the history of antibiotics show that chemicals can kill harmful bacteria in the body, it also leaves damage to the gut microbiome.