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Drug Resistance

Decades-old Tools No Match for Today's Drug-resistant TB

Dr. Jonathan Mermin | Posted 08.11.2014 | Impact
Dr. Jonathan Mermin

Humanity has lived with, and died from, tuberculosis since recorded history began. The last century brought the hope of ending that tragedy, but success has remained elusive. It's time to make it a reality.

World Antibiotic Market In Dire Need Of Changes

Reuters | Ben Hirschler and Kate Kelland | Posted 09.06.2014 | Green

LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - The drugs don't work - and neither does the market, when it comes to antibiotics. When sophisticated bugs t...

Drug-Resistant TB Officially a 'Crisis' - Now What?

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 12.23.2013 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

TB anywhere is TB everywhere. As an airborne disease that can be spread through the simple of act of coughing, our decision makers have an obligation to heed the evidence and ramp up our slowing fight against an ancient disease, before its control spins out of our grasp.

This STD Could Become Immune To Antibiotics

Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living

Sexually transmitted diseases are always dangerous, but strains of the infections that can mutate and become resistant to drugs are making treatment m...

Drug Resistant Superbugs Found In 3 States

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

BOSTON — An infectious-disease nightmare is unfolding: Bacteria that have been made resistant to nearly all antibiotics by an alarming new gene ...