Scientists studied the antimicrobial properties of a toxin normally found in a South American wasp.
08 Dec 2018 11:42 AM
Ingredient in commonly prescribed antidepressant fluoxetine – or Prozac—causes mutation in some bacteria making them resistant.
25 Sep 2018 1:53 PM
VRE bugs can cause urinary tract, wound and bloodstream infections that are notoriously difficult to treat.
02 Aug 2018 5:00 PM
Since pets are in such close proximity to many more humans, they're actually more likely to transfer resistant bacteria.
25 Jul 2018 2:30 PM
DNAs of deadly strains of plague, dysentery and cholera were also decoded to better understand some of world’s most dangerous diseases.
07 Jun 2018 9:14 AM
Possible applications include using this to create pathogen-proof hospital beds, bacteria-resistant paint and even coatings for artificial joints.
17 Apr 2018 1:04 AM
In Asia, consumption of antibiotics more than doubled in India, skyrocketed 79 percent in China and rose 65 percent in Pakistan.
28 Mar 2018 5:37 PM
It has been predicted that by 2050 an additional 10 million people will succumb to drug resistant infections or superbugs.
25 Mar 2018 2:15 PM
Poultry farms are deploying antibiotics not to treat sick animals but to fatten them quickly.
23 Jul 2017 1:32 PM
Researchers from Yale University in the US found that health care providers rarely perform stethoscope hygiene between patient encounters.
21 Jul 2017 8:21 AM
American woman dies after contracting infection resistant to antimicrobial drugs.
16 Jan 2017 4:37 AM
The overuse of such drugs is contributing to rising numbers of life-threatening human infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
01 Jan 2017 12:42 PM