It is easy to obtain antibiotics without prescription in retail pharmacies in China, even though selling antibiotics without a prescription conflicts with regulations, a study published in the open access journal Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control suggests.
Antibiotics often sold without prescription in retail pharmacies in China
"For goodness sake, just go home," my boss implored. "People are complaining and don't want to catch your disgusting germs!"
Is it OK to call in sick with a common cold?
About half of primary school children in the UK have a packed lunch.
How to make your packed lunch healthier
Feeling excessively tired, devoid of energy, demoralized, and irritable? You may have burnout, a syndrome associated with a potentially deadly heart rhythm disturbance. That's the conclusion of a large study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
Burnout linked with irregular heartbeat
For each patient they see, doctors spend about 16 minutes using electronic health records, a US study finds.
Doctors average 16 minutes on the computer for every patient in US
Lead researcher Lauren Bandy and her colleagues looked at the nutritional information of a range of soft drinks in the UK, including carbonated drinks, concentrates, 100 percent juice, juice drinks, energy drinks, sports drinks and bottled water, and combined this with sales data from 2015-2018.
Amount of sugar sold in soft drinks drops by 29% in UK
New research introduces an innovative hearing test that may help people who are unable to respond, such as babies or people who have had a stroke. The new test relies on measuring the dilation of an individual's pupils.
Testing hearing by looking at eyes
Anxiety is fairly common — nearly 18 percent of the population has an anxiety disorder. Yet, it's often misunderstood.
Things health experts wish you knew about anxiety
A recent analysis of temperature trends suggested that the average human body temperature has dropped since the 19th century due to physiological changes. The authors of the new study also highlighted potential causes of these alterations.
Body temperature: What is the new normal?
China on Saturday said a 61-year-old man had become the first person to die from a respiratory illness believed caused by a new virus from the same family as SARS, which claimed hundreds of lives more than a decade ago.
China reports first death from mystery pneumonia outbreak

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