News & Perspective

Oct 09, 2019

Oct 09, 2019
Lab technicians

UK report cites lack of progress on AMR Review steps

The threat has not received "the exceptional policy action many consider necessary," experts say.

Oct 08, 2019

Oct 08, 2019
Cash and pills

Papers highlight challenges, solutions in developing antibiotics

Experts underscore "pull" incentives to boost profits.

Oct 07, 2019

Oct 07, 2019
Chinese pharmacy

Chinese study finds no prescription necessary in many pharmacies

Findings suggest efforts to reign in non-prescription antibiotic sales could face an uphill climb.

Oct 04, 2019

Oct 04, 2019
Dentist and patient

Researchers highlight serious side effects of unneeded dental antibiotics

Study finds a 3.8% incidence of serious adverse events—and the findings are conservative.

Oct 03, 2019

Oct 03, 2019

Study: Antibiotic-free poultry meat less likely to harbor multidrug-resistant Salmonella

Conventionally raised poultry harbored nearly twice as much multidrug-resistant Salmonella as meat from antibiotic-free poultry.

Oct 02, 2019

Oct 02, 2019
Examining a chest x-ray

Guidance on community-acquired pneumonia updated

Recognizing new research and more emphasis on antibiotic stewardship, experts say change was needed.

Sep 30, 2019

Sep 30, 2019
Doctor with stethoscope on patient's back

Lefamulin trial shows non-inferiority for pneumonia

The drug, which was FDA-approved last month, went toe to toe with moxifloxacin.

Sep 26, 2019

Sep 26, 2019
Hospital conference room

New rule requires antibiotic stewardship programs in US hospitals

Hospitals will be required to have the programs to receive payments from CMS.

Sep 25, 2019

Sep 25, 2019

Experts: Screen only pregnant women for asymptomatic bacteriuria

Updated recommendations still advise against screening for ASB in nonpregnant women and healthy men.

Sep 24, 2019

Sep 24, 2019
Cattle in field

FDA posts guidance on medically important antibiotics in animals

The FDA proposes a 2-year implementation period after it finalizes the guidance.

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