Urinary-tract infections were once easy to cure. Then they started becoming resistant to antibiotics

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One of the viruses used to treat her infections came from the side of a rotting South African eggplant

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria that have infected more than 100 people and that have been linked to pet store puppies appear to have spread at least in part because healthy dogs were given antibiotics — a decision that all but surely fostered antibiotic resistance

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Pharma CEO Nirmal Mulye said it was a “moral requirement to make money when you can”

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Matthew Wellington argues, “The reauthorization of the Animal Drug User Fee Act, which is quickly making its way through Congress, gives lawmakers a chance to address the growing threat of superbugs caused, in part, by open-ended use of antibiotics important to human medicine. They can use ADUFA as a vehicle to put duration limits on all medically important antibiotics used in food animals.”

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The womb was thought to be sterile, but some scientists argue that it’s where the microbiome begins

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How to Fight Superbugs

June 19, 2017

Drug-resistant bacteria is rapidly outpacing the development of new drugs. A 2016 report, The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, estimates that globally 700,000 people die each year from drug-resistant bacterial infections. Part of the problem is that developing new drugs has become increasingly difficult

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Study finds more than half of US population receives prescription annually and estimates ‘inappropriate’ prescriptions in doctor’s office setting at up to 30%

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