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  • IIT-Roorke researchers develop nanocomposite to fight antibiotic resistance

    IIT-Roorke researchers develop nanocomposite to fight antibiotic resistance

    Roorkee-Uttarakhand (ISW) - Antibiotic resistance is a major problem in the health sector globally. Many times bacteria form biofilms to resist the action of antibiotics. The bacteria do so by adhering together to form a matrix with the help of...

    4 Dec 2018 1:00 PM GMT
  • Antibiotic resistant genes found in Kerala mangrove ecosystem

    Antibiotic resistant genes found in Kerala mangrove ecosystem

    Kasaragod, Kerala (ISW) - Antibiotic resistance is increasing in various microbial populations. A new study by Indian researchers has revealed that antibiotic resistant genes are present in micro-organisms of mangrove regions in Kerala also. The...

    4 Aug 2018 11:32 AM GMT
  • Oral Antibiotics may raise risk of kidney stones

    Oral Antibiotics may raise risk of kidney stones

    Washington (ISJ) - Paediatric researchers have found children and adults treated with some oral antibiotics have a significantly higher risk of developing kidney stones. This is the first time these medicines have been linked to this condition. The...

    13 May 2018 12:04 PM GMT
  • Genes position on chromosome affects mutations, reveals study

    Gene's position on chromosome affects mutations, reveals study

    Genes do not exist in isolation. Like beads on a string, they sit next to each other on long DNA molecules called chromosomes. So far, little has been known about how the position of a gene on a chromosome affects its evolution. A new study by Călin...

    25 July 2017 4:24 PM GMT
  • Punjab poultry products contribute to antibiotic resistance, says study

    Punjab poultry products contribute to antibiotic resistance, says study

    A study by Indian and American scientists has found unregulated use of antimicrobials in Punjab poultry farms may contribute to resistance to antibiotics. The largest study to date in India that surveyed poultry production to test, has found, use of...

    21 July 2017 9:22 AM GMT
  • Raw chicken and sprouted beans in Mumbai unhealthy…?

    Raw chicken and sprouted beans in Mumbai unhealthy…?

    A study in Mumbai has detected antibiotic resistant bacteria in commonly consumed food items like raw chicken and sprouted beans.Scientists have isolated bacteria resistant to antibiotics from food products available in the market. Consumption of...

    20 July 2017 3:42 PM GMT
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