The WHO director-general called the declining efficacy of antibiotics a "security threat."
It's not as simple as reducing the nation's massive antibiotic consumption.
Bacteriophages -- viruses found in soil, water and human waste -- may be the cure in a post-antibiotic world.
In a new report, the WHO identified pathogens they are particularly worried about.
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria have become a global health threat.
By Sarah Zhang The alarm bells sounded on November 18, 2015. Antibiotic resistance is usually a slow-moving crisis, one of
This is one of the first cases of a pan-resistant infection in America.
Co-authored by The Honorable John Edward Porter, U.S. Representative (1980 - 2001) and Research!America Board Chair As President
Protein is one of the building blocks of life, helping the systems of the human body to make and repair everything from hair to hormones. Quite simply it is essential to life. However if we don't start to rethink how we consume protein, we could face financial, social and environmental crisis.
It might put you at higher risk for infection.
Drug-resistant bacteria are a growing threat to modern medicine.
(Fertile Grounds is a blog series that examines the challenges and opportunities in ensuring access to healthy, sustainable