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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 )

Cat
- 5 days ago - theguardian.com
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 )

Cat
- 150 days ago - gizmodo.com
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 )

Cat
- 276 days ago - gizmodo.com
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 )

Freya
- 496 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Judy
- 631 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
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 )

Nancy
- 713 days ago - bbc.com
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 )

Lone
- 858 days ago - action.sumofus.org
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 )

Dandelion
- 1171 days ago - credomobilize.com
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 )

Nancy
- 1377 days ago - motherjones.com
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.
Prevent Antibiotic Resistant "Superbugs" in Meat ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, antibiotics, superbugs, protection, food, health )

CherAWAY
- 1615 days ago - aldf.org
Millions of animals are being harmed and consumers misled by this failure to accurately label food products -- and this is a matter critical to public and animal health. Please contact the USDA and ask them to act today!
REPORT: Superbug Dangers in Chicken Linked to 8 Million At-Risk Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotic resistance, chicken, factory farming, health, superbugs )

Julie
- 1916 days ago - abcnews.go.com
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.
Native Honey a Sweet Antibacterial
Health & Wellness  (tags: honey, native honey, healing, natural remedies, superbugs, Australian, Leptospermum polygalifolium, jelly bush, lemon-scented tea tree, antibacterial, methylglyoxal, antimicrobial properties, natural medicine, Queensland, agriculture, food )

Audrey
- 2418 days ago - australiangeographic.com.au
".... honeys such as jelly bush and manuka have particularly strong antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects, and they also seem to hasten the wound-healing process."
Essential Oils Can Fight Superbugs: Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, healthcare, study, Essential oils, superbugs )

Leslie
- 2755 days ago - beta.thehindu.com
Essential oils like rosewood oil and thyme oil could be a cheap and effective alternative to antibiotics to fight drug-resistant superbugs, a new study has claimed.
Disinfectants 'Teach' Superbugs to Become Resistant to Antibiotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: Disinfectants, superbugs, resistant, antibiotics, health )

Alisa
- 2849 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.
 

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