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Media tagged with "antibiotics"

CDC

Common Colds: Protect Yourself and Others | CDC Features prevention  cough  treatment  protect  CDC  antibiotics  infection  common  cold  common cold  headache  CDC Features  runny nose  sore throat  winter cold  respiratory virus  rhinovirus  cold symptoms  sneezing  body ache 

Sore throat and runny nose are usually the first signs of a cold, followed by coughing and sneezing. Most people recover in 7-10 days or so. You can help reduce your risk of getting a cold by washing your hands often and avoid touching your face with unwashed hands.

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CDC

Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the US | CDC Features antibiotics  united states  resistance  threats  antimicrobial resistance  drug resistance  antibiotic resistance  CDC Features  Antimicrobial  antibiotic threat  AR  AR Report 

Antibiotics are powerful tools for fighting illness and disease, but overuse of antibiotics has helped create bacteria that are outsmarting the drugs used to treat them.

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CDC

Announcements: Get Smart About Antibiotics Week - November18-24, 2013 announcements  antibiotics 

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CDC

Mission Critical: Preventing Antibiotic Resistance | CDC Features features  CDC  antibiotics  resistance  antibiotic  mission  antibiotic resistance  CDC Features  Get Smart 

Can you imagine a day when antibiotics don’t work anymore? It’s concerning to think that the antibiotics that we depend upon for everything from skin and ear infections to life-threatening bloodstream infections could no longer work. Unfortunately, the threat of untreatable infections is very real.

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NIH

Stop the Spread of Superbugs - Help Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria bacteria  antibiotics  drug-resistant 

For nearly a century, bacteria-fighting drugs known as antibiotics have helped to control and destroy many of the harmful bacteria that can make us sick. But in recent decades, antibiotics have been losing their punch against some types of bacteria. In fact, certain bacteria are now unbeatable with today’s medicines. Sadly, the way we’ve been using antibiotics is helping to create new drug-resistant “superbugs.”

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NIDDK

Whipple Disease bacteria  antibiotics  infection  Digestive Diseases  Small Intestine  Digestive System Disease  Joint Pain  Neurological  Bacterial Infection  Whipples Disease 

Describes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Whipple disease.

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NIDDK

Urinary Tract Infection In Adults prevention  symptoms  treatment  adults  antibiotics  therapy  diagnosis  Patient Care Management  Etiology  Diagnostic Tests  Patient Education  Urologic Diseases  Urinary Tract Infections 

Describes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of urinary tract infections.

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NIDDK

Urodynamic Testing research  symptoms  antibiotics  bladder  Information Resources  pelvic floor  Urodynamics  Urologic Diseases  Urine  Urinary Tract  Urethra  Ultrasound  Drinking Water  Diagnostic Imaging  Kidneys  Ureters  Sphincter  Urination  Uroflowmetry  Cystometry 

Describes normal bladder function, as well as problems in the urinary system that may require urodynamic testing. Discusses different urodynamic procedures and why they are used.

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NIDDK

Vesicoureteral Reflux research  symptoms  children  treatment  diabetes  antibiotics  bladder  surgery  Patient Care Management  Information Resources  Etiology  Diagnostic Tests  Risk Factors  Urologic Diseases  Urinary Tract  Ultrasound  Urinary Tract Infections  Vesicoureteral Reflux  Deflux  Catheterization 

Explains how urine may reflux, or flow backward, from the bladder to the kidneys. Describes tests and treatment for this condition.

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CDC

Antibiotics Aren't Always the Answer: Chart | CDC Features antibiotics  medication  cold  drugs  sinusitis  sinus infection  antimicrobial resistance  drug resistance  antibiotic resistance  bronchitis  CDC Features  ear infection  sore throat  Antimicrobial  antibiotic use  Get Smart About Antibiotics Week  upper respiratory infection  Get Smart Week  strep throat  chest cold 

Antibiotics do not fight infections caused by viruses like colds, most sore throats and bronchitis, and some ear infections. Unneeded antibiotics may lead to future antibiotic-resistant infections. Symptom relief might be the best treatment option.

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CDC

Cholera - Treatment - Zinc Treatment symptoms  travelers  disease  illness  vibrio  bacteria  outbreak  antibiotics  therapy  zinc  hygiene  africa  asia  epidemic  traveler  dehydration  sanitation  waterborne disease  Safe Water  India 

Children who received zinc supplementation had 8 fewer hours of diarrheal illness and 10% less diarrheal stool volume, on average.

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CDC

Adults and Older Adult Adverse Drug Events - Medication Safety Program adults  antibiotics  older adults  medicines  prescription  Medication Safety  adverse drug events  medication labeling  as directed  physician  pharmacist 

A set of guidelines and tips for adults and older adults to avoid or reduce adverse drug events.

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CDC

Making Health Care Safer: Stop Infections from Lethal CRE Germs Now - CDC Vital Signs infections  antibiotics  patients  KPC  Untreatable  hard-to-treat  CRE germs  medical facilities  resistant  NDM 

CDC Vital Signs links science, policy, and communications with the intent of communicating a call-to-action for the public. CDC Vital Signs provides the most recent, comprehensive data on key indicators of important health topics.

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