Karolina Bielawska

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How Drug-Resistant Bacteria Travel from the Farm to Your Table

It wasn't until a pig nosed me in the backside, in a friendly way, that I mustered the courage to touch one. I had seen thousands of hogs over the …

Scientists supercharge antibiotics to 'blow up' superbugs 

Scientists 'supercharge' antibiotics to tear superbugs apart: Study hailed as groundbreaking amid race to combat drug resistance<p><b>Scientists have found</b> …

Medicine

What will happen when antibiotics stop working

At the moment, we can still treat most infections as only a few are resistant to what is currently the last line of antibiotics - the colistins.<p>But history shows us this will change and colistin resistance is already growing in China and the United States.<p>While prizes are being awarded for new …

How Antibiotic Resistance Could Make Common Surgeries More Dangerous

If prophylactic antibiotics get 30 percent less effective, there will be 120,000 more infections in the U.S. every year from procedures like C-sections and appendectomies.<p>An appendectomy is the white bread of surgeries. It’s common, it’s low-risk, and it only takes an hour or two to perform. Even …

Cranberry juice can reduce need for antibiotics by combating UTIs, research finds

Drinking cranberry juice could reduce the worldwide use of antibiotics by helping keep women free of urinary tract infections, according to research.<p>The largest study of its kind found a daily eight ounce glass or 227ml slashed symptoms by about 40 per cent among patients prone to UTIs.<p>Professor …

Biomedicine

Why antibiotic use on farms helps fuel antibiotic-resistant diseases

Farm animals are a key player in the emergence of antibiotic resistance. Around the world, livestock producers feed antibiotics to cattle, pigs, chickens and other animals in a bid to prevent diseases and boost their growth. In the United States, for instance, some 30 million pounds of antibiotics …

Public Health

Emma Watson Just Tore Apart Everyone Who Thinks There Is No Gender Gap

Emma Watson has strong words for anyone who believes gender inequality isn't a real issue anymore — and it basically boils down to, you're really, …

Stop pressuring women to be moms: It’s insulting to assume we all want the same thing

I used to wonder why my childfree friends were so adamant about what they didn’t want—but I get it now<p>We talk a lot about freedom of choice when it comes to reproduction, but there’s still one choice that women face an unconscionable amount of backlash over: the decision not to have kids. In an …

I'm a Man, and Here Are Three Male Privileges I Don't Have

Shares 88<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p><i>Men who are subjected to these problems don’t know where to turn</i> …

Feminism

Women Won’t Have Equality Until Dads Stay Home

The United States lags behind the rest of the world in providing paid family leave. In a study of 185 countries, only two besides the United States …

Casual sexism in baseball is alive and well

Bill and I both talked about how dumb John Gibbons’ “I guess we’ll come out wearing dresses tomorrow” comment was following the Blue Jays-Rays game. …

'Women shouldn't talk about football' - Mihajlovic in sexism storm

Kevin-Prince Boateng's partner suggested the AC Milan dressing room would be better with Cristian Brocchi at the helm, which did not go down well with the recently sacked coach<p>Sinisa Mihajlovic has kicked off a sexism storm in Italy by proclaiming that "women shouldn't talk about football" in …

Soccer

Erykah Badu accused of victim-blaming after saying girls should wear knee length skirts to stop distracting men

Erykah Badu has come out in support of the New Zealand school, which came under fire for telling teenage girls to lower their skirts to knee level so …

Why Girls Still Play Dumb To Get Guys

We’ve all seen it: The girl who bats her eyes and plays dumb to get the guy. It makes some of us cringe. I once watched a friend morph into a …

'I take topless selfies all the time and send them to my friends. It helps me'

Feminism is dead. And who killed it? Two women who are completely comfortable in their own skin.<p>According to Piers Morgan, Kim Kardashian and Emily Ratajkowski's topless selfie has murdered the women’s rights movement. He wrote on Twitter:<p>“If women genuinely think this photo advocated women's …