antibiotic resistance

Lynn Arditi / RIPR

 

A research team led by Rhode Island Hospital’s chief of infectious diseases has discovered a new class of antibiotics that could one day help fight bacteria that have developed resistance to current antibiotics.

Lynn Arditi / RIPR

Prescription opioids aren’t the only medication that public health officials worry about doctors over-prescribing. Another is antibiotics.


Kristin Gourlay / RIPR

A Rhode Island Hospital study has found a rise in the number of antibiotic resistant urinary tract infections. That’s coupled with an overall increase in these kinds of infections throughout the state.