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There's A 30% Chance You Don't Need That Antibiotic | Forbes

The last time I needed antibiotics, I toughed it out for days before seeing a doctor, by which point my pain had gotten so bad I couldn’t sleep through the night. 100 more words

Tools And Information

Is Your Favourite “Antibacterial” Product Raising The Next Best Superbug?

If we measure the commercial value of any skin cleansing product these days, it has got to have a tagline against the horrors of nasty pathogens. 296 more words

Bentham Science Publishers

Smart Video Reveals How Antibiotics May Have Created a Dangerous Apocalyptic Scenario

There is plenty of places to spread the blame around, and this is coming from one of my doctors: The patients who do not take all of their meds when they are sick, then wonder why they often feel like crap again when they relapse, and then the doctor’s who overprescribed antibiotics as if they were candy. 116 more words

Technology

New Compounds make MRSA vulnerable to Antibiotics

Indiscriminate use of antibiotics has led to the development of many bacterial strains which show antibiotic resistance and are called ‘super bugs’. Once such bacteria, the Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, commonly known as MRSA, is a major cause of hospital-acquired infections, and the second biggest cause of death by drug-resistant bacteria in the US. 398 more words

Research

Superbugs Threatening Hospital Patients in South Africa

A massive threat is emerging in South Africa from a family of super-bugs known as CRE, described as “nightmare bacteria” in the US where cases are increasing. 868 more words

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Superbug deaths expected to outnumber cancer deaths by 2050 thanks to overused antibiotics

Source: Natural News, by Jennifer Lea Reynolds

Recently, a report published in The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance noted that, unless serious action is taken to address the problem of antibiotic-resistant drugs, then society should brace themselves for devastating changes starting in 2050. 270 more words

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