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Disinfectants 'Teach' Superbugs to Become Resistant to Antibiotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: Disinfectants, superbugs, resistant, antibiotics, health )

Alisa
- 1568 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Disinfectants could be fuelling the growth of superbugs by training them to be more resistant to antibiotics, a new study suggests.
Sign Petition: Tell Your Senator to Support SB 416
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, livestock, cows, beef, cattle, poultry, chicken, pigs, antibiotic, resistant, bacteria, water, soil, food, danger, health, disease, warning, safety, humans, protection, illness, prevention )

Tom
- 1781 days ago - ga3.org
Livestock and poultry producers routinely feed antibiotics to animals to boost growth rates or counteract unhygienic living conditions. This creates antibiotic-resistant bacteria transmitted to humans through water, soil, animal contact, or food we eat.
Abuse of Antibiotics at Factory Farms Threatens the Effectiveness of Drugs Used to Treat Disease in Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, livestock, cows, beef, cattle, poultry, chicken, pigs, antibiotic, resistant, bacteria, water, soil, food, danger, health, disease, warning, safety, humans, protection, illness, prevention )

Tom
- 1781 days ago - sierraclub.org
Industrial-style livestock operations increases the use of antibiotics in animals. Thousands of animals are crammed into the unhygienic, crowded quarters of a typical factory operation, and antibiotics are dispensed constantly through the animals' feed.
Cells From Cancer-Resistant People Could Fight Disease in Others - Good News Network
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, resistant, fight, disease, research, FDA, trial, summer, 2008 )

Jean
- 2396 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Cells from cancer-resistant people could soon be used to help cancer patients fight their disease. Wake Forest Univ. NC researchers have received the go-ahead from the US Food & Drug Administration to conduct the trials, planned for summer 2008.
   

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