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Antibiotics

Altmetric: 12<p>Citations: 2<p>More detail<p>Outlook<p>Mike May<p>Antibiotics<br>• Bacterial infection<br>• Disease prevention<br>• Public health<p><i>Image: Nik Spencer</i><p>In the United …

Antibiotic resistance: An infectious arms race

Altmetric: 45<p>Citations: 44<p>More detail<p>Outlook<p>Karyn Hede<p>Antibiotics<br>• Antimicrobial resistance<br>• Antimicrobials<br>• Bacterial infection<p>Winning the fight against …

Antibiotic resistance sweeping developing world

Bacteria are increasingly dodging extermination as drug availability outpaces regulation.<p>By most standards, the increasing availability of …

CDC Threat Report: 'We Will Soon Be in a Post-Antibiotic Era'

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just published a first-of-its-kind assessment of the threat the country faces from …

How Existing Drugs Could Fight Resistant Bugs

Medical experts have been powerless to stop the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and are increasingly desperate to develop novel drugs. But a …

Scientists Outwit Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria By Harnessing Evolution

<b>By Wayt Gibbs (Click here for the original article and podcast)</b><p>If you want to see evolution at work, visit a hospital. Inside a sick patient, antibiotics wipe out infectious bacteria by the millions. But germs are always mutating. A few adapt to resist the drug, so they survive--and spread. Such …

Antibiotic resistance: 6 diseases that may come back to haunt us

Diseases we thought were long gone, nothing to worry about, or easy to treat could come back with a vengeance, according to the recent World Health Organisation report on global antibiotic resistance. Concern at this serious threat to public health has been growing; complacency could result in a …