Taking leftover antibiotics is injurious to health, here’s why

We have all been there — taking leftover antibiotics to save a second trip to the doctor. However, a recent study has found that giving saved antibiotics to others — within and outside the family — fuels rising rates of antibiotic-resistant infections. The findings will be presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National…

Probiotic consumption can reduce kids’ need for antibiotics

Benefits of probiotics: A recent study has highlighted that the use of probiotics is directly linked to the reduced need for antibiotic treatment in infants and children. According to the research compiled using results from 12 similar studies, infants and children were 29% less likely to have been prescribed antibiotics if they received probiotics as a daily health…