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All You Need to Know About Antibiotic Resistance
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic resistance, science, Health issues, bacterial infections, increased risk, superbugs, global concerns, high risk, new drugs, researchers, Prevention and Control, stronger protection, responsible care, development, safety standards )

- 36 days ago -
Antibiotics, as we all know, are medicines that are used to prevent and treat bacterial infections. However, the problem of antibiotic resistance is fast becoming one of the major scientific issues of modern times.
Petition - Take Action: Urge Congress to Fund the Fight Against Superbugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, Antibiotic resistance, Antibiotics in Agriculture, superbugs, Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, risks, prevention, safety, research, protection, disease )

- 125 days ago -
Congress is in the final days of making decisions about this year's federal budget. They need to hear from you that the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria must remain a national priority. Each year, millions of people contract antibiotic-....
Petition - Take Action: Support FDA's Efforts to Better Understand Animal Antibiotic Sales Data
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, Antibiotics in Agriculture, Factory Farming, Inefficiency, immune system, superbugs, infections, alternative methods, Antibiotic resistance, protection, safety, risks )

- 146 days ago -
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs to hear from you. Let the agency know that you support its proposal to make data on antibiotics sold for use in livestock and poultry more useful. The agency's proposal would establish a method for...
âEUR~Antibiotic ApocalypseâEUR(TM): Doctors Sound Alarm Over Drug Resistance | Society | The Guardian
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic Resistance, Antibiotics, Superbugs, Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria, Genetics, UK Medical Research Councidrugs, death, disease, health, healthcare, medicine, research, prevention, protection, warning )

- 162 days ago -
Are you scared yet? You should be! The terrifying prospect that even routine operations will be impossible to perform has been raised by experts alarmed by the rise of drug-resistant genes
A 'Superbug' Fungus Is Spreading Across the US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Superbugs, Fungus, Multiple Drug Resistant, Antibiotic Resistance, Candida auris, CDC, Global Health, health, warning, disease, research )

- 307 days ago -
Shaking in my boots! Over the past nine months, the number of US cases of an emerging, multi-drug resistant fungus has ballooned from 7 to more than 122.
A Superbug Resistant to 26 Antibiotics Has Killed a Woman in Nevada
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Superbugs, CDC, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Antibiotic resistance, Nevada, illness, humans, health, research, warning, treatment, protection, medicine, disease, drugs, healthcare )

- 433 days ago -
My worst nightmare has come true. Fifteen years ago, US public health officials declared that infections resistant to antibiotics could become a major threat. That threat, it seems, has arrived.
McDonalds: Put Antibiotics Out to Pasture
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotic resistance, antibiotics for livestock, McDonald's, food, family, health, drugs, diet, safety )

- 540 days ago -
Tell McDonalds to stop contributing to antibiotic resistance by cutting the use of medically important antibiotics in its global beef, pork and poultry supply chains.
Scientists Have Discovered Bacteria That Are Resistant to All Antibiotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: bacteria, antibiotic resistance, sickness )

- 852 days ago -
During a routine surveillance of antibiotic resistance in China, scientists discovered that a new bacterial genetic resistance mechanism called MCR-1 prevents the drug colistin from killing bacteria.
The 11 Best Natural Antibiotics and How to Use Them
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic resistance, natural antibiotics, gut flora )

- 1124 days ago -
Even a short course of antibiotics can lead to resistant bacterial populations taking up residence in the gut that persist for up to 4 years--maybe even longer. The bottom line is that drug based antibiotics really should only be used as a last resort.
Help Stop Antibiotic Overuse On The Farm - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic resistance, farms, overuse antibiotic, misuse antibiotic, Pew Charitable Trusts, petition )

- 1150 days ago -
Pew Charitable Trusts is working to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics by phasing out the overuse and misuse of the drugs in food animal production. Up to 70 percent of all antibiotics sold in the United States go to healthy food animals.
Antibiotic Resistance Will Kill 300 Million People By 2050
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, study, science, research, medicine, humans, environment, Antibiotic resistance, pharmaceutical companies, drugs )

- 1192 days ago -
New report says pharma companies make more money from other drugs, so shy away from new antibiotic development
Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Are Now In Every Part of the World
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic resistance, disease, drugs, governments, healthcare, illness, medicine, protection, research, risks, safety, society, science )

- 1417 days ago -
A report by the World Health Organization found that drug-resistant strains of infections have emerged in every part of the world, which means that patients who pick up E. coli or pneumonia don't have an effective way to control their illnesses.
REPORT: Superbug Dangers in Chicken Linked to 8 Million At-Risk Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotic resistance, chicken, factory farming, health, superbugs )

- 2074 days ago -
A growing number of medical researchers say more than 8 million women are at risk of difficult-to-treat bladder infections because superbugs - resistant to antibiotics and growing in chickens - are being transmitted to humans in the form of E. coli.
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, usda, fda, hormones in food, Antibiotic resistance )

- 2717 days ago -
Target: Michelle Obama, FDA, USDA
Antibacterial Peptide Could Aid in Treating Soldiers' Burn Wound Infections
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, Antibiotic resistance, peptide, multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter bauman, soldiers, imipenem or colistin )

- 2759 days ago -
An antibacterial peptide developed by Laszlo Otvos, a research professor of biology in Temple's College of Science and Technology, looks to be a highly-effective therapy against infections in burn or blast wounds suffered by soldiers.

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