antibiotics

Why did the vet prescribe… antibiotics?
Why did the vet prescribe…
Why did the vet prescribe… antibiotics?
If there’s one thing that can make a vet cringe, it’s not blood, guts or abscesses. It’s the misunderstanding and confusion surrounding antibiotics. Antibiotics are one of the most common prescriptions we make, with the…
August 28, 2020 • 46 shares
New research shows how vets can help tackle antibiotic resistance
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New research shows how vets can help tackle antibiotic resistance
The increasing threat of antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest challenges to human health in the 21st century. Previously curable infectious diseases are becoming untreatable, with the risk of widespread morbidity…
May 10, 2018 • 54 shares
What’s all this fuss about antibiotic resistance? - Part 2
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What’s all this fuss about antibiotic resistance? - Part 2
In Part 1, we looked at how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, and how without these drugs, modern medicine (surgery, chemotherapy, organ transplantation) would be almost impossible. In this second part, we’ll loo…
September 29, 2016
What’s all this fuss about antibiotic resistance? - Part 1
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What’s all this fuss about antibiotic resistance? - Part 1
You’ve almost certainly heard of “antibiotic resistance”, or “antimicrobial resistance”, or “superbugs”. But do you know what they are? Or why they’re a problem? Or why we’re worrying about them in animals? Read on to fi…
September 19, 2016 • 2 comments
Antibiotic resistance: should the veterinary industry be doing more to help?
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Antibiotic resistance: should the veterinary industry be doing more to help?
Antibiotic resistance, like global warming, is a threat to our future that keeps popping up in the media. The topic moved centre-stage today, with the long awaited publication of a major report that specifies the severit…
May 19, 2016 • 2 shares
Horses
The Kinder Cut - Castration of horses
This is the time of year when people start to look at their cute little foals, and suddenly realise they're starting to grow up fast... As a result, it’s also when we start to get phone calls from people to talk about ge…
January 31, 2013 • 26 shares • 19 comments
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