In a paper just published in Nature Microbiology, my colleagues and I show that antibiotic resistance genes have now become
Suppose two jumbo jets crashed every day, killing a total of about 365,000 people in a year. Remarkably enough that's about the level of carnage caused every year in our country by avoidable medical mistakes.
Emil Lesho, director and co-founder of the Multidrug-resistant organism Repository and Surveillence Network (MRSN) at Walter
In addition to alleviating the burden of copayments for the poorest patients, what might make a difference in the fight against antimicrobial resistance in low-income countries is the same as what might make a difference in the fight against Zika or Ebola.
A longer season means insects have a higher metabolic rate, quicker gestation and more frequent reproduction.
Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest health threats worldwide.
The rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is reaching epidemic proportions, and if new antibiotics aren't created to combat even common bacterial infections, we may find ourselves without the ability to combat even the common illnesses.
The small, itchy raised bumps that signal bedbugs’ presence in a home are just the start of aggravations to come. Laundering
"Patients should be able to trust that the devices they need for treatment are safe and effective."
Study finds mice get sicker with anti-MRSA injections.
As our antibiotic options disappear, scientists are looking around to see what else is out there.
Scientists and health experts have predicted a bacterial apocalypse as people become resistant to existing antibiotics and
Big players in the food industry (Tyson Foods, Perdue, Chick-fil-A, McDonald's, Costco, Wendy's and Subway) have all made announcements, with varying levels of detail, on their plans to produce and/or source chicken raised with limited or no antibiotics.