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We’ve been hearing the warnings for a while now: bacteria are cleverly evading the best antibiotics that we can throw at them, and that means trouble. 656 more words
Rampant staph infections continue to cost lives unnecessarily. One powerful weapon to fight this scourge is being successfully deployed by China’s military: industrial hemp. Staph is spread by direct contact and by touching items that are contaminated such as towels, sheets, privacy curtains, and clothing. 540 more words
Two plates coated with drug-resistant bacteria with a mutation called NDM 1 and then exposed to various antibiotics are seen at the Health Protection Agency in north London, Britain in this March 9, 2011 file photo.
TORONTO – A new study suggests antibiotics are likely being overused in some nursing homes in Ontario – and that misuse is putting all residents of these facilities at risk. 667 more words