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Extended Antibiotic Prophylaxis Not Beneficial After Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction

Extended antibiotics do not reduce infection or reconstruction failure after postmastectomy breast reconstruction

DDW: Antibiotic Exposure, Diet Increase Risk for Pediatric IBD

Regular/higher vegetable intake linked to lower risk for pediatric IBD, while higher risk seen for intake of sugary drinks, candies

Overprescribed Antibiotics for Colds Causes Patient Harm

Researchers identify hundreds of thousands of cases of resulting diarrhea, candidiasis, and Clostridium difficile infections needing medical attention

Multifaceted Intervention Cuts Antibiotic Prescribing for UTI

Multifaceted stewardship intervention safely reduces antibiotic prescribing for suspected urinary tract infection among frail older adults

Incidence of STIs Reduced With Doxycycline Postexposure Prophylaxis

Incidence of gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis lower for men who have sex with men and transgender women taking HIV PrEP, living with HIV

Oral Azithromycin Equivalent to Six Weeks Doxycycline for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Equivalence seen in total meibomian gland dysfunction score and Ocular Surface Disease Index score; no more adverse effects seen in azithromycin group

Not Enough Antibiotics in Drug Development Pipeline, WHO Says

Few in development are innovative enough to target critical, drug-resistant pathogens

CDC Warns of Rise of Drug-Resistant Shigella Bacteria

Shigella is easily spread, and limited treatment options exist for patients infected with XDR strains

Azithromycin Cuts Maternal Sepsis, Death in Vaginal Delivery

For women planning vaginal delivery, azithromycin linked to lower risk for maternal sepsis or death

Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs Beneficial for Cutting Antibiotic Use

Reduction in antibiotic consumption in association with ASPs also seen in pediatric hospitals, for WHO Watch group antibiotics