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Children’s Hospitals Are Partly to Blame as Superbugs Increasingly Attack Kids
A memory haunts Christina Fuhrman: the image of her toddler Pearl lying pale and listless in a hospital bed, tethered to an IV to keep her hydrated as she struggled ...
January 15, 2021
Antibiotics Risks in Cold and Flu Season
Antibiotics are over-prescribed in the United States, Canada, and worldwide, often for infections that do not need their help, particularly respiratory conditions. ...
December 31, 2020
Samiha Tarek Ah Mohsen
Bayberry Leaf Offers Hope Against Growing Antibiotic Resistance
Research into a plant revered by Native Americans for its medicinal qualities offers a promising contribution to one ...
November 2, 2020
Natural Antibiotic Resists ‘Superbugs’
A newly discovered natural antibiotic, teixobactin, could be effective in treating bacterial lung conditions such as tuberculosis and ...
June 21, 2020
Green Tea Helps Cystitis Sufferers and Prevents Antibiotic Resistance
If you are one of the millions of women who have suffered from a painful urinary tract infection, a ...
March 26, 2020
Antibiotics: Even Low Use in Children Can Have a Negative Impact
Primary care physicians in the United Kingdom carry out more than 300 million patient consultations every year and at ...
November 28, 2019
Oliver van Hecke
Drug Resistance Likely to Kill 400,000 Canadians by 2050, Report Predicts
VANCOUVER—Superbugs are likely to kill nearly 400,000 Canadians and cost the economy about $400 billion in gross domestic ...
November 12, 2019
The Canadian Press
Are Your Frequent UTIs From the Food You’re Eating?
It is no secret that many bacteria causing human infections are developing resistance to the antibiotics that used ...
July 27, 2019
Consumers Are Losing the War Against Meat Antibiotics
Antibiotics serve two purposes for large-scale meat farmers. They allow them to raise animals in unsanitary, confined conditions ...
July 16, 2019
Antibacterial Cleaners Making Dust More Dangerous, Study Finds
An antimicrobial chemical called triclosan is abundant in dust—and linked to changes in the genetic makeup of dust, ...
January 15, 2019
Families Often Share Potentially Dangerous Antibiotics: Study
A substantial proportion of parents confessed to giving their children antibiotics that had been prescribed for someone else, ...
November 16, 2018
Big Pharma Pressured to Clean Up Pollution That Creates Superbugs
The discharge from factories that produce antibiotics is a hotbed for growth of so-called "superbugs," according to a ...
October 26, 2016
US Meat Still Full of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Say Experts
Before the discovery of antibiotics, people could and did die from a simple cut and those days are ...
May 4, 2016
Long Courses, Confusion and Culture: Why We’re Losing the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
Education is required for both doctors and patients.
January 14, 2016
Germ-Pocalypse on the Horizon?
The discovery in China of an E. coli bacteria that's resistant to a "last resort" antibiotic has epidemiologists ...
November 29, 2015
Antibiotic Resistance Is Growing Among Bacteria Found in Our Food
Despite recent promises by food companies to reduce their use of antibiotics to raise animals, the CDC found ...
June 10, 2015
The President Is Encouraging People to Eat Antibiotic-Free Meat, Starting With Himself
How does president Barack Obama plan on encouraging a reduction of antibiotics use in the meat industry?
June 3, 2015
Golden Staph: The Deadly Bug That Wreaks Havoc in Hospitals
Staph aureus bloodstream infection has a 12-month death rate of between 20 and 35%
April 9, 2015
More Doctors Means More Competition and More Antibiotics
Per capita consumption of antibiotics in the United States is among the highest in the world. According to ...
February 27, 2015
Silver: Metal as Medicine
Silver has been used as an anti-microbial agent long before people knew of microbes. The Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, ...
February 26, 2015
Harvard Scientists reveal how penicillin deals bacteria a devastating blow
Penicillin, the wonder drug discovered in 1928, works in ways that are still mysterious almost a century later. ...
December 5, 2014
10 Herbs and Foods that Kill Superbugs
Because of massive over-prescribing by the modern healthcare industry, today's crop of antibiotics are becoming less and less ...
June 18, 2014
World Health Organization: No, Seriously, Stop Abusing Antibiotics (Video)
The problem is so serious that it threatens the achievements of modern medicine
May 1, 2014
Factory Farms Fueling Antibiotic Resistance, CDC Report
CDC says factory farming significantly fuels the antibiotic resistant superbug crisis. Scientists have seen troubles brewing for decades, ...
October 1, 2013
Giant Pandacea: Endangered Chinese Bears Immune to Superbugs
Giant pandas have been found to produce a powerful antibiotic in their blood that rapidly kills pathogens. The ...
January 4, 2013
Antibiotic Resistance ‘Hard-Wired’ Into Bacteria in Isolated Cave
New clues to the origins of antibiotic resistance have been found deep underground inside Lechugilla Cave in New ...
April 11, 2012
South Africa Halts J&J Vaccine Jabs; Europe Rollout Delayed
The Associated Press
Iran to Begin 60 Percent Uranium Enrichment After Nuclear Site Incident
Philippines Summons Chinese Ambassador Over Vessels in Disputed Waters
US Issues Subpoena to Chinese Company as Part of Supply Chain Review
CNN Staffer Claims Network Pushed ‘Propaganda’ to ‘Get Trump Out Of Office’: Undercover Video
Isabel van Brugen
Biden, Lawmakers Pay Tribute to Capitol Police Officer Slain by Motorist
CDC Investigates Death of Woman Who Took J&J Vaccine
Mimi Nguyen Ly
Biden to Address Congress on April 28
Appeals Court Upholds Ohio Law Prohibiting Down Syndrome Abortions
Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Grant Priority Refugee Status to Uyghurs Persecuted by CCP