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Why are antibiotics important

October 16, 2017 admin 0

Introduction Antibiotics have only been being used for several decades of thousands years history of human existence. Today, antibiotic resistance is considered to be one of the most serious problems, which results in the inability to treat bacterial infections with antibacterial agents. Why are antibiotics important? Is antibiotic resistance is [Read more…]

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Sulfa antibiotics

October 16, 2017 admin 0

What Are Sulfa Antibiotics? Sulfa antibiotics are bacteriostatic drugs containing the sulfanilamide molecular structure. These drugs were the first chemical substances used for the treatment and prevention of various bacterial infections in humans, including respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, bronchitis, middle ear infections, intestinal infections, pneumonia, bacterial meningitis, and vaginal [Read more…]

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What is the meaning of antibiotic

October 11, 2017 admin 0

The Meaning of Antibiotics “What is the meaning of antibiotic?” is a question that many people ask, especially, if they have to use one or several for the treatment. Antibiotics or antibacterials from ancient Greek “antiviotika” mean “against life.” There are countless numbers of bacteria living in the world, and [Read more…]

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Resistant pathogens

October 6, 2017 admin 0

How Resistant Pathogens Are Related to the Use of Antibiotics in Animals What Are Pathogens? Pathogens (infectious agents) are biological agents causing infections. The human body has lots of defenses protecting it against pathogens, including the immune system and good bacteria. The term “pathogen” implies bacteria, fungi, and viruses. Most [Read more…]

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Prophylactic antibiotics

October 4, 2017 admin 0

Prophylactic Antibiotics: Are They Really Essential? What Are Prophylactic Antibiotics? Prophylactic antibiotics are drugs that are prescribed for the prevention of infection. Patients may be recommended to undergo prophylaxis if the surgical procedure or their health condition is associated with a risk of the occurrence of infection or if a [Read more…]

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Microbial resistance

September 28, 2017 admin 0

The Most Important Information on Microbial Resistance What are Microbes? Microbes (microscopic organisms) are small living things that are impossible to see without using special devices, such as a microscope. This term implies several organisms that may differ one from another dramatically. The following organisms are all considered to be [Read more…]

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How do antibiotics work to fight bacterial infections

September 27, 2017 admin 0

Bacterial Infections and Their Causes There are about five nonillion bacteria living on our planet. Bacteria belong to microorganisms that are tiny but present in a large quantity. Bacteria are able to survive in various environments from extremely cold to hot. Our body has millions of bacteria on skin, mouth, [Read more…]

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Dental antibiotics

September 25, 2017 admin 0

Dental Antibiotics: What Medications to Choose and How to Use Them Correctly What Are Dental Antibiotics? During dental treatment, various situations may occur, requiring the use of antibiotics in order to prevent or treat infections. Antibiotics prescribed by dentists have become an important part of dental treatment. Dentists prescribe 7%-11% [Read more…]

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Causes of Antibiotic Resistance

September 22, 2017 admin 0

Danger Associated with Antibiotic Resistance What Is Antibiotic Resistance? Antibiotics are prescribed aiming at preventing or treating various bacterial infections. Bacteria may change in response to the use of such medicines, causing antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria infect both animals and humans, and they are much harder to treat than those [Read more…]

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Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance

September 19, 2017 admin 0

How Antibiotic Resistance Occurs and Why It Is So Dangerous What Is Antibiotic Resistance? In the modern days when new technologies are developing rapidly, the humanity faces the high risk of a biological threat called antibiotic resistance. It occurs when pathogenic bacteria are not affected by antibiotics. Penicillin was the [Read more…]

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