Antibiotic-Colon Cancer

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Antibiotics Likely To Put Young People At Greater Risk Of Developing Colon Cancer: Study

A study published in the British Journal of Cancer found that antibiotic use is associated with an increased risk of colon cancer in young people. In addition, the researchers analysed data of nearly 40,000 people. The risk of developing colon cancer was 9% greater in those who were 50 and above who used antibiotics. Notably, the researchers stated that antibiotics lead to colon tumor formation across all age groups.

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 09:02 AM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Health, Lifestyle, Antibiotics, RISK, COLON CANCER

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Overuse Of Antibiotic For COVID Can Lead To 'Super Gonorrhea': WHO

Overuse of certain antibiotics in COVID-19 treatment can induce more resiliency in sexually transmitted infection 'gonorrhea' towards the antibiotics available against it. Issuing the warning, the WHO said strain like 'super gonorrhea' can become 'extremely resistant' to antibiotics such as Azithromycin, which is being widely used in COVID treatments. Moreover, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said gonorrhea cases have increased… read-more

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 11:42 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: WHO, Covid-19, Antibiotics, Centre For Disease Control and Prevention

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