Articles about antibiotics

Antibiotics and Arthritis

May 22, 2018 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: Does antibiotic use in children increase their risk of developing juvenile idiopathic arthritis? The Study: The records of... View Article

Antibiotics and Obesity

February 26, 2018 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: Are children treated with long-term antibiotics at an increased risk of becoming obese? The Study: In this study,... View Article


May 12, 2017 by: Ursula Chizik, PharmD

The discovery of cephalosporins is credited to Italian pharmacologist and politician Giuseppe Brotzu. He was the first one to isolate... View Article

Antibiotics Primer

April 26, 2017 by: Jennifer L. Goldman, MD

Children get sick, and often their doctor prescribes an antibiotic to make them get better. Here are five key questions... View Article