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01/06/2018 / By Russel Davis

The current superbug epidemic may take a turn for the worse as recent research showed that certain bacteria not only develop resistance to antibiotics,

http://www.superbugs.news/2018-01-06-superbug-bacteria-found-devour-rivals-genetic-code-resistant-antibiotics.html

01/04/2018 / By Robert Jonathan

Put this one in the category of “what could possibly go wrong?” The National Institutes of Health is lifting a

http://www.superbugs.news/2018-01-04-dangerous-research-to-resume-federal-funding-ban-on-super-pathogen-experiments-has-been-lifted.html

01/01/2018 / By Tracey Watson

When Alexander Fleming discovered the first antibiotic – penicillin – in 1928, the world of medicine was changed forever. His

http://www.superbugs.news/2018-01-01-u-n-warns-antibiotic-use-in-farming-is-spreading-via-waterways-driving-the-superbug-resistance-crisis.html

12/28/2017 / By Ralph Flores

Sick people should look to nature more often to get the proper treatment, not run to their nearest drugstore to pop a

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-12-28-researchers-identify-natural-weapons-in-the-fight-against-antibiotic-resistance.html

12/20/2017 / By Vicki Batts

Antibiotics are often touted as the paragon of modern medicine; a cure-all for whatever it is that ails. But recent

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-12-20-antibiotic-use-during-labor-kills-healthy-gut-bacteria-in-babies-making-them-prone-to-illnessand-more-antibiotic-use.html

12/18/2017 / By Lance D Johnson

Duke University published a fascinating study on the futility of current antibiotics in the fight against mutating pathogens. Abuse of

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-12-18-its-too-late-now-reducing-and-managing-the-use-of-antibiotics-wont-be-enough-to-reverse-resistance.html

12/15/2017 / By Jayson Veley

We’ve all heard the famous line from healthcare professionals at least once or twice in our lives: Stay home when

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-12-15-do-as-i-say-not-as-i-do-survey-finds-4-in-10-healthcare-professionals-work-while-sick.html

12/11/2017 / By Russel Davis

A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine has revealed that doctors are dispensing unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions, and that one in five hospitalized

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-12-11-study-finds-adults-are-also-unnecessarily-prescribed-antibiotics.html

12/06/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

Growing up on a farm can be a wonderful experience for children. All the hard work that can be involved

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-12-06-why-farm-life-is-good-for-kids-chores-fresh-air-sunshine-and-a-wide-range-of-microbes-for-a-healthy-immune-system.html

12/06/2017 / By Ralph Flores

We have been waging war with germs for the longest time, it seems. Since we were young, we have been

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-12-06-fastest-way-to-get-sick-expert-suggests-that-were-too-clean.html

12/04/2017 / By Zoey Sky

According to a study published in 2016, scientists have discovered a bacteria “alarm clock” that can wake dormant Salmonella in

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-12-04-how-relapses-from-illness-happen-researchers-discover-that-some-bacteria-hide-until-the-immune-system-calms-then-attack-again.html

12/03/2017 / By Jhoanna Robinson

A study that was published in the September issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the journal of Association

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-12-03-nursing-assistants-found-to-contribute-to-the-spread-of-infections-in-nursing-homes.html

11/30/2017 / By Janine Acero

Bacteria may be some of the simplest forms of organisms, but they have been known to be capable of responding

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-11-30-touch-is-the-most-basic-sense-even-bacteria-use-it-to-navigate-their-environment-and-communicate.html

11/27/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Nature may no longer be the primary force impacting evolution. A duo of researchers from the University of Toronto and

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-11-27-scientists-look-at-how-human-activity-has-altered-evolution-in-the-natural-world-the-consequences-of-exploding-populations-of-rats-bedbugs-mosquitoes-in-cities.html