Tag: antibiotics

If My Child is on Antibiotics for Repeated Infections, Could that Cause Problems?

on October 22, 2018
If My Child is on Antibiotics for Repeated Infections, Could that Cause Problems?

When penicillin was discovered in 1940s, it changed the way we treated diseases all over the world. One of the biggest medical discoveries, it helped to treat diseases that were once thought to be incurable like scarlet fever, pneumonia and strep throat. Today, antibiotics are used worldwide to treat a variety of minor and major […]

Continue Reading »

Antibiotics to Infants: Everything You Need to Know

on April 24, 2018
Antibiotics to Infants: Everything You Need to Know

Antibiotics are a very good resource to treat different bacterial infections, no one can deny it. However, during the first months of the baby’s life, it is more difficult to detect if the infection is caused by a virus or is caused by bacteria. Therefore, experts recommend that, before starting any treatment, you have to […]

Continue Reading »

Listeriosis During Pregnancy: Symptoms, Risk, Treatment, and Prevention

on December 1, 2017
Listeriosis During Pregnancy: Symptoms, Risk, Treatment, and Prevention

Listeriosis is a serious food borne illness that can happen when you eat food contaminated with bacterium- Listeria Monocytogenes. The listeria bacterium is commonly found in soil, water, dust, animal faeces, processed food, raw meat and smoked sea food. Pregnant women, new born babies, adults above the age of 65 and people with compromised immune […]

Continue Reading »

Top