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WHO Says New Drugs Urgently Needed To Fight 12 'Priority Pathogens'

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 02.27.2017 | Healthy Living

New antibiotics need to be developed urgently to combat 12 families of bacteria, the World Health Organization said on Monday, describing these “pri...

The Answer to Antibiotic Resistance Might Reside Within Us

Daniela Quaglia | Posted 08.29.2016 | Science
Daniela Quaglia

At the beginning of my career I was involved in a study that aimed at the discovery of potential new antibiotics, and since then I have always had an interest in the subject.

I'm With Stupid: The Deadly Risks of Eating, Drinking and Breathing

Todd Hartley | Posted 08.22.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

People, please, if I might have your attention for a second, I have an urgent warning for you: Breathing can be really, really dangerous. You all need...

Anna Almendrala

Why Some Women Are Giving Up Tampons For Good

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living

Maryann Flasch, a 32-year-old office manager from Austin, Colorado, used to suffer from vaginal itching, dryness and infections when she got her perio...

Staph Bacteria Lurk Deep In The Nose

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Staphylococcus aureus -- the notorious bacteria known to be a major cause of food poisoning, which can also cause dangerous sepsis or pneumonia if it ...

The Medicine Man and the Microchip

Amazon Conservation Team | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Amazon Conservation Team

2013-09-23-EntChallenge.jpgWhen the milk we drink and the food we eat are laced with antibiotics, it is time to address this threat both to us and to future generations.

Public Health Warning: This Meat May Contain Life-threatening Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Andrew Gunther | Posted 07.01.2013 | Green
Andrew Gunther

Is it acceptable that an accidental spillage in the kitchen refrigerator or the incorrect handling or cooking of meat at a restaurant can now result in a life-threatening -- yet entirely preventable -- antibiotic-resistant disease? Well, Big Ag seems to think so.

Antibiotic Apocalypse Looms, Health Official Says

Posted 01.25.2013 | Science

By: Marc Lallanilla, Life's Little Mysteries Assistant Editor Published: 01/25/2013 11:24 AM EST on LiveScience A prominent British health official...

Lupus Risk Linked To Common Bacteria, Study Finds

Posted 08.09.2012 | Black Voices

While the number of people diagnosed with lupus has more than tripled over the past four decades, researchers remain baffled, for the most part, as to...

Drug-Resistant Bacteria Found In Half Of U.S. Meat

Slashfood | Posted 06.15.2011 | Home

What's lurking in the meat you're buying for your family? Plenty of bacteria, according to a new study, published in the journal Clinical Infectious D...

Study: Nose Treatment, Body Wash Drastically Cuts Hospital Infections

Reuters | Gene Emery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

searchers in the Netherlands said on Wednesday they were able to cut the risk of a common bacterium by nearly 60 percent by first looking for signs of...