The Drugs Created To Help Us Are Fueling The Emergence Of Superbugs

The Drugs Created To Help Us Are Fueling The Emergence Of Superbugs
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Scientists Warn The World May Be On The Brink Of An Antibiotic Apocalypse

Scientists Warn The World May Be On The Brink Of An Antibiotic Apocalypse
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Newly Discovered Bacterial Gene Could Result In A Serious Medical Crisis

Worry about the possibility of treatment-resistant super bacteria is continuing to grow, as scientists have recently identified a gene that makes bacteria immun...

Antibiotic Resistance Is Quickly Developing Into A Global Health Nightmare

Antibiotic resistance is becoming a deadly issue worldwide, as serious infections are becoming immune to common treatments, making them extremely difficult to m...

Cockroaches Offer Humans Unexpected Uses And Innovations

While cockroaches are usually associated with filth and grime, they might actually be the secret to creating new antibiotics and preventing disease. Additionall...

Oregon Teenager Is Diagnosed With Rare Case Of Bubonic Plague

Health officials in Oregon have confirmed that a teenage girl has contracted the bubonic plague - likely from a flea bite. Although the bubonic plague is ver...

The Way Doctors Determine Treatment For Superbugs May Be Wrong

The rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is growing at an alarming rate. New studies show that the single test - used for the past 50 years - to decide how to ...

California Close To Pass Law Preventing Antibiotics From Being Used To Fatten Livestock

California is expected to become the first U.S. state to pass legislation where farm animals can only be given human antibiotics if they’re actually sick, or ...

New Study Finds Appendicitis May Not Require Surgery After All

There’s encouraging news for those with a sore appendix and dreading the inevitable surgery that comes from the condition. A new study by Finnish researchers ...

Isolated Amazonian tribe found to have resistance to antibiotics

Despite having never been exposed to antibiotics, the common cause of resistance development, an isolated Amazonian tribe has been found to have the condition a...