When healthy livestock receive antibiotics, it can create the perfect environment for antibiotic-resistant bacteria to thrive, putting human meat eaters at risk.
A bacteria that resists one of the last-resort antibiotics has turned up in the UK.
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.
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