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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 )

- 32 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.
6 Things to Know About the Global Superbug Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, superbugs, livestock feed )

- 44 days ago -
These superbugs don't respond to our available antibiotics. The end result is that many standard procedures--from caesarean sections to chemotherapy--may become too risky to undertake. It is projected that millions of people may die of what were once trea
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 )

- 122 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 - Stop Dangerous Overuse of Antibiotics in Livestock
Health & Wellness  (tags: Livestock, Factory Farming, Antibiotics in Agriculture, overuse of antibiotics, resistant bacteria, superbugs, risks, Preventive care, stronger controls, Infectious Diseases, safety, protection )

- 140 days ago -
Stop contributing to antibiotic resistance by overusing human antibiotics in cattle. Antibiotics are being used in dangerous amounts on U.S. livestock. Antibiotics are one of the best weapons in the fight against infectious disease - penicillin alone...
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 )

- 143 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 )

- 159 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 )

- 304 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 )

- 430 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.
Why We Might Not Be Able to Count on Antibiotics to Stop Infections Anymore
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, medicine, resistance, superbugs )

- 650 days ago -
As lifesaving antibiotics dwindle, factory farms are breeding resistant bacteria that transmit to humans.
Human Breast Milk Protein Could Wipe Out Superbugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: medivine, science, possible breakthrough, breast milk protein, superbugs, resistant bacteria, sickle cell disease )

- 784 days ago -
It is hoped the discovery by the National Physical Laboratory and University College London could help tackle antibiotic resistance to superbugs.
How Cockroaches Could Save Lives
Health & Wellness  (tags: cockroach antibiotics, MRSA, Ecoli, superbugs, gastroenteritis, robotics )

- 866 days ago -
Scientists had long wondered how roaches could spend their lives in dirty environments with no ill effects and it turns out they produce their own powerful antibiotics. Exports to China? News to me!
Sign the Petition to Pfizer and Other Global Pharmaceutical Companies
Health & Wellness  (tags: pfizer, global, pharmaceutical companies, drug resistance, superbugs, disease, drugs, health, humans, interesting, risks, warning )

- 1012 days ago -
Pfizer and other big pharmaceutical corporations are fueling the rise of drug-resistant superbugs that could kill millions.
Stop The Use of Antibiotics In Factory Farms
Health & Wellness  (tags: Factory Farms, Anitbiotics, superbugs, human resistant )

- 1325 days ago -
80% of all antibiotics in the United States are used to raise meat for human consumption, which has led to the rise of so-called "superbugs" -- human diseases that are resistant to antibiotic treatment.
Organic Chicken Carries Just as Many Superbugs as Conventional
Health & Wellness  (tags: chicken, organic, poultry, family, food, health, superbugs )

- 1531 days ago -
To get the USDA label, chickens need to be raised under organic rules only from the "second day of life" (PDF)--meaning that they can and commonly do receive antibiotics while at the hatchery.

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