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'Post-Antibiotics' World Is Here, Experts Say
Health & Wellness  (tags: infections, bacteria, germs, antibiotic resistance, drugs, superbugs )

Freya
- 25 days ago - modernhealthcare.com
For years experts have warned that the rate at which pathogens are growing progressively resistant to antibiotics is bringing the world dangerously close to a "post-antibiotic" era.
Tell EPA and Congress to Eliminate Antibiotic Use as Pesticides
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, germs, bacteria, drug resistance, petitions )

Freya
- 69 days ago - secure.everyaction.com
The spread of antibiotic resistance is a health care crisis of major proportions and requires a moratorium on the use of antibiotics in agriculture. The CDC call antibiotic resistance "one of the world's most pressing public health problems."
Superbugs to Kill More People Than Cancer If Industrial Agriculture Doesn't Ditch Antibiotics and Pesticides
Health & Wellness  (tags: germs, bacteria, sickness, disease, agriculture )

Freya
- 77 days ago - organicconsumers.org
From the rampant overuse of antibiotics in factory farm animals to the heavy spraying of pesticides on food crops, industrial agriculture has given rise to deadly antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
New Viruses, Superbugs Found in Study of New York House Mice
Health & Wellness  (tags: mice, bacteria, superbugs, babies, children, disease, environment, family, food, health, illness, investigation, prevention, protection, risks, safety, science, society, warning, women, treatment )

Frank
- 451 days ago - cnn.com
House mice don't carry door keys, but they can freely enter any residence in New York City, from low-rent studios to penthouse suites.
Top 10 Scary Ways Deadly Ailments And Diseases Are Evolving
Health & Wellness  (tags: diseases, bacteria, viruses, germs, sickness, illness, epidemics, pandemics )

Freya
- 550 days ago - listverse.com
Darwin's theory of evolution states that an organism will evolve and develop desirable variations and characteristics to ensure its survival. Disease-causing organisms like viruses and bacteria are living true to this theory.
Air Pollution May Affect Human Health Via Bacteria Changes in Respiratory Tract
Health & Wellness  (tags: air pollution, bacteria, biofilms, black carbon, disease and illness, fossil fuels, research, respiratory tract )

Judy
- 865 days ago - medicalnewstoday.com
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution is the largest environmental risk factor for human disease. They estimate that in 2012, around 1 in 8 deaths worldwide were due to exposure to air pollution.
You Should Never Wear Shoes Inside the House, and This Is Why
Health & Wellness  (tags: university of arizona, bacteria, shoes, feces, disease, health, interesting, research )

Lone
- 924 days ago - rare.us
A study done by the University of Arizona found an average of 421,000 different bacteria on shoes. Coliforms, a bacterial indicator of the level of sanitation of foods and water (and universally present in feces), were detected on the bottoms
Health Officials: Don't Go Swimming at Some Beaches in Louisiana, MS. FL. and TX.
Health & Wellness  (tags: World, health, warning, risks, illness, disease, death, Body-Mind-Spirit, harmful, bacteria, sewage pollution, fecal, matter )

Darren
- 1115 days ago - klfy.com
Health officials in those states are advising beach-goers against getting into the water due to high levels of harmful bacteria. Some of these bacteria represent those commonly found in sewage pollution and fecal matter.
Scientists Have Discovered Bacteria That Are Resistant to All Antibiotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: bacteria, antibiotic resistance, sickness )

Freya
- 1333 days ago - yahoo.com
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.
WhatâEUR(TM)s All the Fuss About Bacteria?
Health & Wellness  (tags: bacteria, resistant bacteriia, untreatable, medical revolution, disease, drugs, health, healthcare, humans, illness, treatment )

Lone
- 1492 days ago - nationofchange.org
We created a new generation of antibiotic resistant bacteria, which now threatens us all with untreatable plagues. Here is the history of a medical revolution that's lead to the current predicament of resistant bacteria.
One Scientist's Race To Help Microbes Help You
Health & Wellness  (tags: microbiome, genome, probiotics, virus, bacteria, Infectious Disease )

Judy
- 1641 days ago - npr.org
The rate of recent discoveries about the human microbiome has been dizzying. And Rob Knight wants to crank up the pace.
The Surprising Reason Americans Might Be Obese, Anxious and Depressed
Health & Wellness  (tags: hygiene, obesity, depression, sanitizers, germs, bacteria )

Freya
- 1959 days ago - alternet.org
Do you remember the "hygiene hypothesis" of the late 1990s? It theorized that humans had so over-sanitized their environment with disinfectants and hand cleansers, our immune systems were no longer doing their jobs.
Nearly Half Of The People Who Contract 'Nightmare' Superbug Will Die, CDC Warns
Health & Wellness  (tags: adults, americans, bacteria, children, death, disease, drugs, environment, healthcare, illness, investigation, medicine, protection, research, safety, risks, science, society )

Kit
- 2322 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The CDC is sounding the alarm about a potentially deadly superbug, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), on the rise in hospitals around the country.
CDC: Alarming Rise in Antibiotic-Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria'
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, bacteria, death, disease, drugs, healthcare, illness, investigation, medicine, protection, reserach, science, society, treatments, warning )

Kit
- 2324 days ago - commondreams.org
"Our strongest antibiotics don't work and patients are left with potentially untreatable infections."
 

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