Up to 20% of Australians admitted in hospital say they have a penicillin allergy. But not everyone who thinks they’re allergic to penicillin actually is.
Study reveals substantial drop in antibiotic prescribing following COVID-19 restrictions, but will this practice continue in the post-pandemic era?
A new UNSW Sydney study shows antibiotics and vaccines may be less effective against whooping cough as a new strain appears in China.
Antimicrobial resistance is sometimes called an "epidemic" and some experts predict it will cause 10 million deaths by 2050, but new research puts it into perspective.
Hospital politics and a power imbalance between doctors and pharmacists may be a key reason why antibiotics continue to be chronically misused in Australian hospitals, new research suggests.