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Antibiotics Are Weakening and Millions Will Feel the Damage If the Meat Industry Doesn't Change Its Ways
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, antibiotics, overuse, Big Agra, meat, sickness, infections )

- 551 days ago -
A recent report from the WHO describes the dangers humanity faces from overprescription of critical infection-fighting drugs, which has led to both superbugs and antibiotics' dwindling efficacy, making humans vulnerable to infections formerly benign.
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 )

- 572 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...
10 Home Remedies That Really Work
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatments, warts, hiccups, bad breath, cough, sore throat, headache, eczema, nails, fungus, motion sickness, infections, urinary tract )

- 1584 days ago -
Some of these may not have good explanations, but all stand up to scrutiny.
100 Years of Bubonic Plague
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, safety, risks, prevention, protection, medicine, illness, humans, healthcare, health, disease, Bubonic Plague, infections, medicine )

- 1620 days ago -
In the last century alone, researchers have described more than 1,000 cases of plague infections in the U.S.
FDA Needs to Hear From You ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, health, cephalosporins, infections, immune system, resistence )

- 2692 days ago -
First discovered more than 60 years ago, cephalosporins have become a vital class of antibiotics for treating people suffering from bacterial meningitis; infections associated with cancer; and infections of the bone, urinary tract and upper respiratory
Calif. Whooping Cough: 9 Dead, Infections on Rise
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, whooping cough, infections, health, life )

- 3169 days ago -
State health officials reported Thursday that California is on track to break a 55-year record for whooping cough infections in an epidemic that has already claimed the lives of nine infants.
Sharp Rise In Sexually Transmitted Infections
Health & Wellness  (tags: STD, Infections, health, sex, treatment, risk )

- 3194 days ago -
Almost 500,000 people a year are contracting sexually transmitted infections - with young women being particularly vulnerable, according to new figures.
Could HIV Be a Matter of Biology?
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, women, research, prevention, susceptible, biological, CD4 cells, HIV / AIDS, infections, east africa, sexual behaviour, risk, gender )

- 3207 days ago -
Africa's HIV epidemic may not be driven by behaviour alone according to a new study suggesting that Kenyan women are more biologically susceptible to the virus.
Drug-Resistant Infections Lurk in Meat We Eat
Health & Wellness  (tags: warning, safety, risks, health, drugs, infections, animals, humans, antibiotics, food, germs, meat )

- 3433 days ago -
Animals routinely fed antibiotics harbor virulent germs that jump to people
Pomegranate Lotion Offers New Hope in War on Superbugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Pomegranate, superbugs, MRSA, ointment, drug resistant, infections, fruits rind )

- 3434 days ago -
The secret to beating the superbug MRSA could be found in the pomegranate.Scientists have created an ointment that tackles drug-resistant infections by harnessing chemicals that are contained in the fruit's rind.
HPV Infection Linked to Survival in Some Head and Neck Cancers
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, HPV, infections, disease, cancer, chemotherapy, radiation, research, prevention, protection, treatment )

- 3583 days ago -
In what some doctors are calling the most important development in head and neck cancer in decades, researchers have discovered that head and neck cancers caused by the human papillomavirus, otherwise known as HPV, are more survivable than other forms of-
Teddy Bears Banned From Hospitals
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, hospitals, children, disease, infections, germs, teddy bears, toys, banned )

- 4014 days ago -
THE humble teddy bear and soft toys will be restricted in Melbourne hospitals because of fears they could harbour dangerous germs. The Royal Children's Hospital has banned donations of second-hand soft toys and restricts children from sharing toys they
More Poor Americans Infected With Worms Than Thought
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, disease, children, poor people, suffer, parasites, infections, reports, roundworms, tapeworms, threadworms, USA, health, humans, illness, nutrition, society, study )

- 4165 days ago -
Roundworms & tapeworms R more common than believed & often under-reported because the tropical parasites infect poor children living in inner cities & rural America. Large numbers of the poorest living in US suffer from same parasitic infections as those
Aerosol Launches Immune Response In Lungs To Wipe Out Lethal Infections
Health & Wellness  (tags: infections, humans, health, disease, prevention, illness, research, study )

- 4181 days ago -
ScienceDaily (Dec. 10, 2007) -- A purified extract prepared from a common microbe and delivered to the lungs of laboratory mice in a spray set off a healthy immune response and provided powerful protection against all four major classes of pathogens
Antibiotics May Not Help Cure Some Infections
Health & Wellness  (tags: infections, sinuses, drugs, anti biotics, medicine, humans, health, study, research )

- 4182 days ago -
The widespread use of standard antibiotics to treat sinus infections does not help cure patients, says Southampton researchers. In fact they may even harm them by increasing their resistance to the drugs, according to a study from the University of

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