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Our research in China's estuaries offers glimpses of a dire future: a world without effective antibiotics
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In a paper just published in Nature Microbiology, my colleagues and I show that antibiotic resistance genes have now become
Medical Errors Should Not Be Our 3rd Leading Cause of Death
Allen Frances, M.D.
Allen Frances MD is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and forme...
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.
Preventing the pan-drug-resistant superbug
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Emil Lesho, director and co-founder of the Multidrug-resistant organism Repository and Surveillence Network (MRSN) at Walter
To Fight Superbugs, Fight Poverty
Writing a book on empathy for Simon & Schuster and an Instruct...
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.
Insect Resilience and Climate Change
Founder & CEO of Bridging Humanity
A longer season means insects have a higher metabolic rate, quicker gestation and more frequent reproduction.
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Most Americans Have No Idea How To Prevent Superbugs
By Madeline Kennedy, Reuters
Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest health threats worldwide.
The Global Threat of Antibiotic Resistance
David W. Niesel, PhD
Chief Research Officer, Sr. Vice President and Dean - UTMB
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.
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Are Bedbugs Turning Into Superbugs?
The small, itchy raised bumps that signal bedbugs’ presence in a home are just the start of aggravations to come. Laundering
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Dirty Medical Instruments Linked To More Than 250 'Superbug' Infections
"Patients should be able to trust that the devices they need for treatment are safe and effective."
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Antibiotics May Make 'Superbug' MRSA Stronger
Study finds mice get sicker with anti-MRSA injections.
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An Old Breast Cancer Drug Could One Day Cure Superbug Infections
As our antibiotic options disappear, scientists are looking around to see what else is out there.
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Yes, You Can Overuse Hand Sanitizer
Scientists and health experts have predicted a bacterial apocalypse as people become resistant to existing antibiotics and
Ending the Overuse of Antibiotics in Food Animals Doesn't Stop With Chicken
Deputy Director, Antibiotic Resistance Action Center at the Ge...
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.
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Your Backyard Burgers Are Bursting With Gross Bacteria
Medium rare? Maybe not.
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Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Found At California Hospital
The hospital is investigating.
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Superbug Infections Will Keep Rising If We Don't Do Something Now
By Rachael Rettner, LiveScience.com
They kill thousands of people every year.
Can We Wean Our Future Food Off Antibiotics?
"By adding good bacteria to the gut of an animal, that animal can use more of its energy to grow and less to fight bad bacteria
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