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November 10, 2015
Scots are being asked to pledge their support to help protect antibiotics for future generations

The pledge is part of this year’s European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) campaign, which takes place on Wednesday 18 November. The campaign asks both the public and healthcare professionals to make a personal pledge to become an “Antibiotic Guardian”, help reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics and raise awareness that antibiotics should not be used for coughs and colds.

 

September 3, 2014
Poor knowledge about antibiotics is not only a problem among uneducated sectors of society, according to the results of a survey of 731 students at Xi'an Jiaotong University, Shaanxi Province, China, presented at the World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Poor knowledge about antibiotics is not only a problem among uneducated sectors of society, according to the results of a survey of 731 students at Xi'an Jiaotong University, Shaanxi Province, China, presented at the World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
 

August 3, 2009
Scientists claim to have found a new method of fighting infection which does not include the use of traditional antibiotics

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July 3, 2009
Bacteria-killing proteins that hold the key to powerful new types of antibiotics are the targets of researchers at York and Leeds universities

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March 3, 2009
A virus is being used to target the DNA repair system of superbugs in order to leave them defenceless against antibiotics

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January 29, 2009
UK scientists lead European study to reveal the genetic code of a dangerous bacteria responsible for many hospital-acquired infections

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September 11, 2008
Pharmaceutical companies urged to develop new drugs to fight infections

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July 31, 2008
Hygiene is a more effective treatment than antibiotics

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July 23, 2008
UK regulator tells prescribers to hold back on antibiotics for respiratory infections

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July 16, 2008
US regulator requests warnings on risk of tendonitis and rupture from fluoroquinolone drugs

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