Public health officials worry that a freakish superbug created on Chinese pig farms may take the world by storm.
Typhoid has been an ongoing problem in developing countries, but a strain that has become resistant to antibiotics is becoming dominant.
Hijacking a bacterium to fight infections may lead to less need for antibiotics, a new study says. Continue reading →
Scientists have discovered a new class of antibiotics that can kill a wide range of dangerous, drug-resistant bacteria.
'Good' bacteria inside the holiday food favorite produces medicine that can kill roughly half of all infectious bacteria.
About 50,000 people a year die due to drug-resistant bacteria. Fortunately, help may be on the way in the form of a new drug being developed in Sweden that could both treat severe infections and also eliminate new strains of infectious bacteria.
The new study is the first to link an allergic reaction to antibiotics in fruit.
Researchers look to restore the efficacy of drugs as bacteria continue to evolve.
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