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
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“This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper.” 665 more words
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
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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