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Antibiotic resistance

Overuse of antibiotics, in the home and agriculturally, has created a global health crisis with bacterial resistance to current treatments predicted to claim 10 million lives yearly by 2050.

Published: The Saturday Paper, 22/10/16


Here's why maggots could be key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs

People often get squeamish at the thought of maggots, but researchers in Britain say the larva often found in decaying matter could hopefully be used to fight off… 373 more words


Grace In Plain Sight

“Un-winged and naked, sorrow surrenders its crown to a throne called grace.”
~ Aberjhani

You may have noticed that I’ve been uncommonly quiet here on my blog this past few weeks.

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Coping Skills

Apparently hospitals in California need to be forced to report superbug infections

State Sen. Jerry Hill said Monday that he plans to introduce a bill to require California hospitals to report when patients are infected with lethal superbugs. 70 more words

Sacramento Update

The superbug that doctors have been dreading just reached the U.S.

The Post’s Lena Sun visited Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Silver Spring, Md., where scientists there identified a strain of bacteria resistant to the last-resort antibiotic, colistin. 1,393 more words


Call for policy action to stamp out superbugs

Experts warn of health, economic and security problems

NEW YORK • For decades, public health experts have warned of the dangers of “superbugs”, microbes that cannot be stopped with drugs. 701 more words