Posts Contributed By "By Aleem ur Rehman and Dr Ishrat Naveed "

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  • Antibiotics resistance: A global threat!

    Antibiotics is one of the powerful weapons used to cope with bacteria. The word antibiotics is a Greek word, anti means against and bios means life so antibiotics are against life (specifically bacteria killing drugs). Syphilis, tuberculosis, pneumonia, scarlet fever and gonorrhea are few diseases caused by bacteria. Previously many bacterial infections may kill millions of life. First antibiotic was Penicillin, thanks to Alexander Fleming who discovered it in 1928. Generally we divide antibiotics into two major categories Bactericidal (those drugs which kill bacteria) a…Read More