Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Spiking in Children

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.

How To Save Antibiotics

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the great threats facing Europe and the world.

Bacterial Backup

With antibiotics showing diminishing efficacy, it might be time to admit it: Bacteria have won the arms race.

A Gut Reaction

America's obesity epidemic may be caused by its favorite drug

The Drugs Don't Work

Overuse of antibiotics is creating a medical crisis as super-bugs that can't be killed are spreading around the globe