A research reveals that East African tribes may be stronger in fighting diseases than Westerners. The culprit? Using antibiotics and less direct contact to microbiomes and food sources.
There is an impending evolutionary arms race between deadly bacteria and antibiotics. Scientists may have found another novel, yet primal, way to make existing drugs more effective against antibiotic resistance.
A young father from Sacramento has recently passed away from a deadly infection that started off as a simple toothache.
This is the first time removal of lungs in a drastic approach had been done, and the longest where a patient survived.
Scientists give humans an advantage in the fight against the increasingly strong superbugs.
Just last week a woman from Nevada died with a CRE strain resistant to all 26 different antibiotics available in the U.S.
There's no end to the amazing qualities of spider silk. New technology takes the next step in the material healing wounds.
Researchers from the Rockefeller University have discovered genetic traces of bacteria capable of making compounds that can be used in making medicine in soil samples dug up in the parks of New York City.
Numbers of children in the United States being exposed to serious, highly drug-resistant infections are on the rise.
Good news! A team of scientists has developed a potential antibiotic, Ceftriaxone, could be the solution to treating Alzheimers.
Engineered antimicrobial peptides effective in killing strains of bacteria resistant to most antibiotics.
Gonorrhea developing high level of resistance against powerful antibiotics faster than previously thought.
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that the overall antibiotic used in hospitals did significantly changed between 2006 and 2012.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the fourth case of potentially deadly superbug infection in the US from a young girl in Connecticut.