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Record low sales of antibiotics for use in animals

27Oct

There’s much in the press about antibiotic resistance and rightly so. Antibiotic resistance is a major threat to modern medicine with estimates suggesting it could be responsible for ten million deaths per year by 2050 and cost the global economy … Continue reading

  

What to do if you suspect you have an STI

4Sep

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If you think you may have a sexually transmitted infection (STI), it’s important to act fast. Even if you’re anxious, it’s vital that you don’t make the mistake of burying your head in the sand and simply hoping the problem … Continue reading

  

Antibiotics increase eczema risk in children

20Jun

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Use of antibiotics in early life may increase the risk of developing eczema by up to 40 per cent, according to a new study in the British Journal of Dermatology. The research also found that each additional course of antibiotics … Continue reading

  

Antimicrobial resistance poses ‘catastrophic threat’, says Chief Medical Officer

11Mar

Antimicrobial resistance poses 'catastrophic threat', says Chief Medical Officer

Global action is needed to tackle the catastrophic threat of antimicrobial resistance, which in 20 years could see any one of us dying following minor surgery, England’s Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies said today. The stark warning comes … Continue reading

  

Keeping Eczema at bay

16Apr

Hi Everyone I can’t believe it is so long since I last blogged but after the very, very, bad episode of Eczema some months ago, I sort of lost the will to write about it, which I’m sure you will … Continue reading

  

A bad time

10Feb

Hi everyone Sorry its been so long since I last blogged but the eczema went mad so spent most of my time trying to sort it out as best I could. I’m not sure how it all started but two … Continue reading

  

Acne medication linked to sore throats

22Nov

A new study has revealed that young adults who take oral medication for acne are more prone to sore throats. Although the researchers don’t know for sure what causes this early suggestions have included the long term use of antibiotics … Continue reading

  

Antibiotics not a cure-all

18Nov

Many people believe that using antibiotics will cure most illnesses including coughs and colds. However antibiotics don’t work on viruses which is what causes most respiratory tract infections. Whilst doctors state that antibiotics are not a cure-all they are still being over-prescribed. … Continue reading