Navigation Links
Rep. Slaughter Reintroduces Bill to Help Fight Antibiotic Resistance Crisis by Combating Misuse of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture
Date:3/17/2009

ommend Representative Slaughter for her continued leadership and we urge Congress to move quickly and pass this critical legislation."

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) estimates that 70% of all the antibiotics used each year in the United States are fed without a prescription to livestock and poultry -- not to treat illness, but to promote slightly faster growth and to compensate for crowded, stressful and unhygienic conditions at industrial-scale livestock and poultry facilities. This practice encourages the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that are transferred to humans via our food, air and water. Children and the elderly are especially vulnerable to such bacteria, as they are prone to weaker immune systems.

PAMTA, which is widely supported by the public health, medical, sustainable agriculture, and animal welfare community, is co-sponsored by 20 Members of Congress. More than 350 groups have endorsed the legislation, including the American Medical Association, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Keep Antibiotics Working
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Pelosi, Slaughter and Tubbs Jones Introduce Health Tracking Legislation
2. PRI: Pro-Life Leader Blames Feminist Groups for Slaughter of Girls
3. Senator Reid, Reps. Slaughter and DeGette Introduce the Prevention First Act
4. LegalView Reintroduces its Medical Malpractice Information Portal with Updated Links to Finding Immediate Legal Assistance
5. Preclinical study suggests organ-transplant drug may aid in lupus fight
6. Computers help chemists fight emerging infections
7. Study shines more light on benefit of vitamin D in fighting cancer
8. Texas Supreme Court Rules Against Medicare HMOs in Hospital Reimbursement Fight
9. HIV Drug Might Fight Cancer
10. ADA Challenges Marylanders to Step Out to Fight Diabetes Epidemic
11. UVa researcher awarded $3.6 million grant to fight drug-resistant bacteria
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/30/2015)... 30, 2015 AVT, the world leader ... is joining forces with leading proofing solutions provider Global ... worldwide printing market. , Under the agreement, ... engine for its offline inspection solutions, which are customized ... and its varying production workflow setups and printing applications. ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... Thousands of aesthetic industry professionals converged in ... the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). ... the parent company of one of the fastest expanding ... growth, the one-of-a-kind device just sold its 2 millionth ... in the news for gaining the FDA’s stamp of ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... One of the pervasive problems plaguing ... options available. Often, the ruralness of a location can ... rural areas feeling the crunch of a strained healthcare ... of paying high premiums and copays, Online USA ... physicians via the power of the internet. , ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... May 30, 2015 ProIntro Magnify contains 30 ... and animations. Instantly add an elegant opening title to any ... a range of clean design layouts. ProIntro Magnify is created ... is extremely easy to use. Simply drag a preset into ... on-screen-controls and parameters in the Inspector window then watch as ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... Minnesota (PRWEB) May 30, 2015 ... acquired the Disability Income Associate (DIA) designation to ... The DIA designation is designed for insurance advisors, ... to further their knowledge and expertise associated with ... Earning the DIA designation is only the latest ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:AVT and Global Vision Collaborate to Offer Cutting-edge Offline Inspection Solutions for Printing Industry 2Health News:AVT and Global Vision Collaborate to Offer Cutting-edge Offline Inspection Solutions for Printing Industry 3Health News:Dr. Paul Vitenas Meets with Zeltiq President and CEO in Montreal 2Health News:Dr. Paul Vitenas Meets with Zeltiq President and CEO in Montreal 3Health News:Online USA Doctors Brings Healthcare to the Masses with New E-Consults 2Health News:Online USA Doctors Brings Healthcare to the Masses with New E-Consults 3Health News:Announcing the release of ProIntro Magnify from Pixel Film Studios. 2Health News:Secura Consultants Expands Disability Insurance Expertise 2
... Studies conducted on the health effects of tea and alcohol ... while the latter can increase the chances of committing a ... effects of green tea, which is claimed to have numerous ... leukemia patients who drank the beverage had an improved clinical ...
... smokers who suffer from withdrawal symptoms at the Queensland's public ... inpatients of all the // public hospitals in the country ... cost, from 1 January 2006. ,As many ... year. ,Nicotine is capable of creating blood ...
... study has indicated that the use of short wide glasses ... to 30% more. This has been published in the ... small glasses than in the narrow tall glasses of the ... by professional bartenders. ,The study involved 198 ...
... Report of the rising rates of infection with C.difficile ... the mutation of the microorganism into a more virulent ... only manifest in individuals with resistance to antibiotics. ... among non-hospitalized patients has created much panic among the ...
... Merck & Co, known as MSD India, has entered into ... to conduct studies on the former's investigational cervical cancer drug, ... development in India. Under the agreement, clinical trials will be ... cervical cancer. ,The vaccine that has been developed by ...
... has revealed that there is no evidence which proves that ... billion by way of lost wages as a result of ... the British Medical Journal recommends moderation while drinking to prevent ... based product, tropisetron, fructose, tolfenamic acid, artichoke, prickly pear, and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Rising Rates Of C.Difficile Infection Among Non-Hospitalized Patients 2Health News:Merck, ICMR to conduct joint trials on cervical cancer vaccine 2
(Date:5/29/2015)... , May 28, 2015 Research and ... the "North America MRI Market - Growth, Trends ... offering. The North American MRI systems market ... in 2014 to $1.58 billion by 2020 with a ... are of three types namely, the open system, closed ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... N.J. , May 29, 2015 Actinobac ... companies originally funded with investments from Foundation Venture Capital ... at Bio International 2015 as part of the Start-Up ... announced FVCG President James M. Golubieski . ... the biotechnology industry, will be held in ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ... Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Jeffrey ... Health, will participate in a fireside chat at 2:20 ... audio webcast will be available on the "Webcasts & ... . A replay of the fireside chat will be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:North America MRI Market - Growth, Trends And Forecasts 2014-2019 with GE, Hitachi Medical, Philips Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare & Toshiba Medical Systems Dominating 2Foundation Venture Capital Group Portfolio Companies to be Highlighted at Bio International in June 2Foundation Venture Capital Group Portfolio Companies to be Highlighted at Bio International in June 3Lilly to Participate in Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference 2
... PelviSoft® Acellular Collagen BioMesh, provides ... tissue together with the porosity of ... for use in pelvic floor reconstruction. ... and cystocele prolapse, where plication alone ...
... Allograft meets the demanding ... floor reconstructive procedures, and ... suture pull-through, demonstrating long-term ... a structural support for ...
The High Pure Viral RNA Kit is intended for general laboratory use and is designed to purify viral RNA from serum or plasma. Viral RNA is used for RT-PCR analysis directly after elution in nuclease-f...
... The QIAamp Viral RNA Mini ... nucleic acids from cell-free fluid ... acids that can be isolated ... are not limited to, RNA ...
Medicine Products: