Science & InnovationGermination Figuring out how to talk about antibiotic resistance—which you’ll be seeing discussed here a lot, since it’s the topic of my last book, an important part of my next book,
Most drugs now used to treat the flu have a straightforward strategy: attack the virus. But a new study out of the University of Wisconsin-Madison proposes that it might be possible to take another approach.
How can doctors, drug companies, and governments prevent a future where people die of minor infections? The problem with antibiotic resistance is a lot like the problem with climate change: It’s one of
It’s an all-too-familiar problem for humans and animals in rich countries: Overuse of antibiotics, now as accessible and affordable as band-aids, is increasing the risk of bacteria becoming dangerously
A new report says that patients who are undergo surgery are becoming resistance to antibiotics. This is of concern because resisting antibiotics can greatly affect a person’s ability to fight off infections.