antibiotic resistance

iss

Scientists Found Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria In Space

NASA scientists found drug-resistant strains of bacteria in the ISS toilets, but say they pose no threat to the astronauts—for now.
Becky Ferreira
11.27.18
antibiotic resistance

Bacteria-Killing Viruses Found in a Pond Knocked Out an Antibiotic-Resistant Infection

Phage therapy isn’t a new idea, but it’s taken a while to gain traction in the US.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.8.18
DONT TRY THIS AT HOME

People Are Buying Fish Antibiotics Because They Can’t Afford Human Ones

”My fish got bronchitis the first week of a new job.”
Kaleigh Rogers
7.31.17
nature

Baby Tasmanian Devils Have Given Us a Potential Treatment for Superbugs

Because devil babies are born so young, their mother’s milk is spiked with powerful antibiotics.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.18.16
who?

A 25-Year-Old PhD Student Created Microscopic Throwing Stars to Fight Superbugs

But experts warn that these polymer stars have yet to be tested in humans.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.30.16
Food

The UN Needs to Tell Everyone to Eat Less Meat

Climate change and antibiotic resistance are two hot topics, but we’re overlooking a simple solution.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.21.16
united nations

Overusing Antibiotics Could Cost the World Trillions of Dollars

The United Nations says antimicrobial resistance is already taking a toll on our health, and GDP.
Madison Margolin
9.21.16
Health

Vegans, You’re Contributing to Antibiotic Resistance, Too

For the first time, the United Nations general assembly is holding a high-level meeting on antibiotic resistance.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.15.16
Health

Why Antibiotics Cause Diarrhea

A new study shows how antibiotics add nutrients to the gut, feeding pathogens.
Michael Byrne
6.15.16
Health

How Worried Should We Be About the 'Nightmare Bacteria' Making Headlines?

Don't panic...yet.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.31.16
bacteria

Viruses Could Help Save Us from the Antibiotic Apocalypse

A new study shows how bacteriophages can deliver a one-two punch to drug-resistant bacteria.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.26.16
STDs

Antibiotics Have Given Us Untreatable Gonorrhea

“The clap” is back and it’s worse than ever.
Sarah Emerson
4.19.16
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