ANTIBOITICS OR PROBIOTICS?
Infections and communicable diseases from disease-causing agents are a vast problem killing millions of people each year. Antibiotics, dosage the most commonly used pharmacological intervention for bacterial infections are without doubt in many cases lifesaving but also appear to increase the incidence of morbidity and mortality in the general population. Overuse of antibiotic treatments has resulted in the spread of nosocomial infections with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Using antibiotics frequently may even result in an overall increase of microbial load with the host (1). Read more ›