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How to Prevent the Spread of Drug-Resistant Bacteria in Your Kitchen

According to a report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), published in October 2013, two million American adults and children become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria each year. 25 more words


Superbug Survivor Fights For Open Reporting Of Hospital Infections

SHERMAN OAKS (CBSLA.com) — This week’s report of a drug-resistant infection killing two patients, and infecting at least seven more at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center, had a Sherman Oaks woman recalling her own bout with a so-called superbug. 295 more words


New antibiotic to fight resistant bacteria #Superdrug

Researchers have discovered a new antibiotic unlike any other.  Published in Nature (currently free to access), this new antibiotic, found in the dirt, can potentially fight drug resistant bacteria! 366 more words


2 Your Health: Superbugs could kill millions

A new report from the United Kingdom says so-called “superbugs” could lead to millions of unnecessary deaths if we don’t get them under control.

Superbugs develop when people don’t take their full courses of antibiotics or they’re prescribed antibiotics unnecessarily. 152 more words


System Tracks Drug-Resistant Bacteria in the BodySystem Tracks Drug-Resistant Bacteria in the BodyLab Reports

Positron emission tomography (PET) combined with sorbitol, an ingredient commonly used in sugar-free foods, can be used to detect and monitor gram-negative bacterial infections in real time, report researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Weinstein EA et al. 48 more words