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Antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels, global study finds

Concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels by up to 300 times, the first ever global study has discovered. Researchers looked for 14 commonly used antibiotics in rivers in 72 countries across six continents and found antibiotics at 65% of the sites monitored. Metronidazole, which is used to treat… Read More »

Peanut allergy treatment may increase risk of anaphylaxis, study finds – NBCNews.com

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE April 26, 2019, 4:04 PM UTC By Linda Carroll Even when oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy appears to work when tested in the doctor’s office, it may significantly increase allergic and anaphylactic reactions outside the… Read More »