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Breast ­feed­ing pro­tects in­fants from an­ti­bi­otic-res­ist­ant bac­teria: Study

New York, Oct 13 (IBNS): A new study shows that babies that are breastfed for at least six months have less antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their gut compared with infants breastfed for a shorter time. In addition, antibiotic use by mothers increases the number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in infants.

US antibiotic-resistant infection treatment costs doubled between 2002 and 2014

New York, Mar 23 (IBNS): A new study, by researchers at the Rollins School of Public Health and Saint Louis University found that antibiotic resistance added $1,383 to the cost of treating a patient with a bacterial infection in the United States in 2014.