Less than a century after the discovery of antibiotics, the world is at risk of entering an era in which the life-saving drugs no longer work.
Duckbills, beaver-tails...and antibacterial milk?
Drug-resistant superbugs kill 700,000 people every year around the world.
The drug was discovered in the late 1970s.
When treatments run longer than necessary, patients are put at unnecessary risk of developing antibiotics resistance, the authors explain.
Just as the World Health Organization releases its first-ever list of such pathogens, a new study reveals an alarming spike in antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections among children. And infectious disease experts are scared.
All 193 U.N. member states are set to sign a declaration to combat drug-resistant superbugs.
The Syrian civil war has created a perfect storm for antibiotic-resistant infections, and these doctors are on the front lines of trying to contain the crisis.
The government has offered a financial incentive to get GPs to cut down on their prescribing.
A fractured regulatory system hampered by Big Pharma’s meddling has led to a growing global falsification market.
Triclosan-laden soap took nine hours to show significant antimicrobial activity.
The changing ecosystem within our guts, which to a large extent may be caused by overuse of antibiotics, leads to a greater potential for gaining weight.