What are antibiotics?

These powerful drugs treat many bacterial infections, but experts fear they may be prescribed in excess. Antibiotics are a group of prescription drugs used to treat a wide variety of infections caused by bacteria. They are not effective against fungal READ MORE

Antibiotics for AOM: 10 days more effective than 5

A 10-day course of antibiotics worked better than a 5-day course for young children with ear infections in a randomized controlled trial of 520 children in two centers. The 5-day course did not result in fewer cases of antibiotic-resistant infections READ MORE