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Shorter courses of antibiotics are nearly always as effective as longer ones for many common infections, Australian experts say Shorter durations of antibiotics can reduce …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Triple therapy in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease A systematic review and meta-analysis of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Overdiagnosis of Penicillin Allergy Leads to Costly, Inappropriate Treatment A growing body of evidence suggests that …

There is growing concern over the level of antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals in the environment. Sheshtyn Paola investigates how this can lead to the spread …

Reflecting on four decades of antimicrobial stewardship in Australian healthcare settings This week, as part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, healthcare practitioners celebrated 40 years …

Australians’ knowledge of antibiotic resistance is better but not enough, according to new research findings More Australians are becoming aware of antibiotic resistance and the …

As a medicines expert, what are you doing to help stem the tide of antimicrobial resistance? World Antibiotic Awareness Week occurs annually in November, this …

A UK health authority has asked health practitioners to be sceptical of claimed penicillin allergies Patients who incorrectly believe they are allergic to penicillin may …

A project to rediscover lost antibiotics and fight drug-resistant bugs has secured $3 million in Federal Government funding The funding through the Cooperative Research Centre …

A world-first study co-authored by a QUT researcher has highlighted the growing impact of non-prescription supply of antibiotics in community pharmacies It also shines a …

A common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash could be contributing to antibiotic resistance, according to University of Queensland research A study led by Dr Jianhua …

Incorrect antibiotic allergy labels pose a significant public health issue, says an antimicrobial stewardship expert More needs to be done to ensure Australia’s most vulnerable …