drug resistant bacteria

Civil War-Era Plant Medicines Could Help Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Study Finds

Civil War-Era Plant Medicines Could Help Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Study Finds

Plant medicines from the Civil War likely saved lives at the time and could help fight stubborn bacteria today, scientists say.
Freaky superbug poured out of NIH sinks for a decade, infecting patients

Freaky superbug poured out of NIH sinks for a decade, infecting patients

From 2006 to 2016, an aquatic bacterium creeped in clinic sinks, causing rare infections.
Virus fished from pond cures man’s deadly antibiotic-resistant infection

Virus fished from pond cures man’s deadly antibiotic-resistant infection

The clinical success suggests promising strategy for fighting antibiotic resistance.
Some Doctors Now Say to Stop Antibiotics When You Feel Better

Some Doctors Now Say to Stop Antibiotics When You Feel Better

When you’re prescribed a course of antibiotics, it’s important to finish the whole thing. At least, that’s the message that’s been perpetuated for years by doctors, nurses, parents and the media. But
Some Doctors Now Say to Stop Antibiotics When You Feel Better

Some Doctors Now Say to Stop Antibiotics When You Feel Better

When you’re prescribed a course of antibiotics, it’s important to finish the whole thing. At least, that’s the message that’s been perpetuated for years by doctors, nurses, parents and the media. But
Why Bacteria Are More Threatening Than Ever

Why Bacteria Are More Threatening Than Ever

The stories are harrowing: people with simple cuts who get exposed to bacteria can end up with life-threatening, and sometimes even life-ending, infections. Antibiotics were supposed to prevent these
Why Bacteria Are More Threatening Than Ever

Why Bacteria Are More Threatening Than Ever

The stories are harrowing: people with simple cuts who get exposed to bacteria can end up with life-threatening, and sometimes even life-ending, infections. Antibiotics were supposed to prevent these