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Bacterial genetics helps defeat antibiotic-resistant "super-bugs"

Antibiotic Resistance Spreads Through Environment, Threatens Modern Medicine

Waste from people, pets, pigs and even seagulls may be playing a significant role in the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a number of new studies warn.<p>Widespread fear of diminishing returns for modern medicine is becoming …

A Superbug Outbreak at NIH | Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria | FRONTLINE | PBS

More Americans die each year from antibiotic-resistant bacteria than AIDS, and there are no new drugs coming

“We’re in the post-antibiotic era,” Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, the deputy director of the US Centers for Disease Control, tells PBS. His agency just reported that at least 23,000 Americans die each year from antibiotic-resistant infections, more than the 15,000 who die from AIDS, notes health researcher …

DNA Chips Spot, Help Track Antibiotic Resistance

<b>Read the magazine story to find out more.</b><p>Scanning electron micrograph image of <i>Salmonella enteritidis.</i><p>By Sharon Durham<br>November 9, 2005<p>A genetic chip …

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CDC sets threat levels for drug-resistant 'superbugs'

Health officials have been warning us about antibiotic overuse and drug-resistant "superbugs" for a long time. But today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sounding the alarm in a new way.<p>For the first time, the CDC is categorizing drug-resistant superbugs by threat level. That's …

Device helps researchers track antibiotic resistance at gene level | FierceHealthcare

Researchers have developed a device that can track changes in bacteria at the genetic level as they develop resistance to antibiotics--raising hope …

Mutation Rates and Antibiotic Resistance | Learn Science at Scitable

Suppose that one morning, on your way to class, you were to touch a surface, like a doorknob, that was contaminated with some lingering <i>Staphylococcus</i> …

Living in a Bacterial World: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Everywhere

The discovery of antibiotics was one of the greatest medical breakthroughs in human history, but it was quickly followed by the rise of …

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