America’s top 5 grocery chains, which have a 50% market share in the US, have been assigned a “D” grade by the National Resources Defense Council for the state of their antibiotic-free chicken offerings.
Canadian researchers who aim to prevent harm caused by antitbiotic overuse to protect public health found that nearly half of the Canadian seniors who go to a family doctor leave with a prescription for an unnecessary antibiotic, reported CBC News.
Antibiotic treatment during late pregnancy and early childhood spurred aggression and long-term behavioral changes in animal models, a recent study showed. Do these same results apply to human children?
Heavy antibiotic use may significantly increase the odds of developing bowel cancer, a recent study revealed. The disease is currently the 3rd most common type of cancer in the U.S.
A recent study found bowel cancer risks increase by up to 73% after taking antibiotics for as little as 2 weeks. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S.