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New antibiotic unearthed from the dirt
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:19

Scrutinizing soil samples, US researchers have discovered a new class of antibiotics capable of killing drug-resistant, disease-causing bacteria. Read...

New antibiotic family discovered in dirt
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 22:26

The compounds are called malacidins and can kill several stubborn infections, including superbug MRSA. BBC News - Health

A new ecosystem approach to fight antibiotic resistance
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:07

The World Health Organization has deemed antibiotic resistance to be one of the greatest threats to human health, as bacteria become increasingly resi...

Persian shallot 'could help fight TB antibiotic resistance'
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 08:39

Properties in Persian shallots could boost the effects of antibiotic treatment, a study says. BBC News - Health

Experts advise using benchmarking to identify farms with high antibiotic use
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 14:06

A number of British dairy farms are using extremely high levels of antibiotics in their cattle, a new study finds. The researchers say that identifyin...

Antibiotic use in meat revealed by UK supermarkets
  • Sun, 24 Dec 2017 17:33

M&S, Waitrose and Asda all publish the figures as part of a drive to cut the use of antibiotics. BBC News - Business

Shapeshifting bacteria? Scientists discover how E. coli in space becomes antibiotic resistant
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:32

(Natural News) Bacterial cells such as E.coli were found to mutate or shapeshift in space to resist common antibiotics that successfully kill them on ...

Unable to develop a new antibiotic drug for decades, new research "discovers" potential in a compound from honeybees, ignoring the fact that natural medicine has used bee pollen for years
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:32

(Natural News) New research out of the University of Illinois at Chicago illustrating the antimicrobial properties of bee pollen might be surprising t...

Antibiotic resistance in fish farms is passed on from fish food
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:41

THE mucky sediment below fish farms usually teems with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The presence of such bacteria is a cause of increasing concern b...

Understanding antibiotic resistance
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:34

Researchers have uncovered new insights into how bacteria respond to stress. When deprived of nutrients, strains of the bacterium Streptococcus pneumo...

'Antibiotic stewardship teams' must be planned and paid for to halt dangerous infections
  • Thu, 03 Aug 2017 10:10

There is an urgent need to plan and fund teams of specialist health workers to promote appropriate use of antibiotics, according to an expert. Top S...

A common soap and toothpaste ingredient can cause antibiotic resistance, warn researchers
  • Wed, 12 Jul 2017 04:38

(Natural News) Is a common antimicrobial ingredient contributing to antibiotic resistance in superbugs? According to a study conducted by researchers ...

Researchers discover link between antibiotic resistance and antibacterial ingredient triclosan
  • Fri, 07 Jul 2017 20:47

(Natural News) Rather than killing bacteria as intended, a common antibacterial ingredient may actually be contributing to antibiotic resistance. Acco...

A new antibiotic for drug-resistant tuberculosis
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:46

TUBERCULOSIS has plagued humanity for thousands of years. The discovery in the 19th century of its cause, a bacterium (pictured above) called Mycobact...

Combination of antibiotic plus vitamin C found 100x more effective at killing cancer cells than chemotherapy
  • Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:35

(Natural News) Conventional wisdom says that increasing your vitamin C intake can help ward off colds, but now scientists believe it could be a powerf...

Resistance to last-ditch antibiotic has spread farther than anticipated
  • Tue, 13 Jun 2017 08:45

Emergence of colistin resistance in farm animals around the world takes researchers by surprise.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22140 Nature N...

Antibiotic feed additive production up in Japan
  • Sun, 04 Jun 2017 03:49

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The path of least (antibiotic) resistance
  • Tue, 30 May 2017 23:03

With the threat of antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs’ looming large across the region, Southeast Asia Globe spoke with tropical medicine researcher...

The path of least (antibiotic) resistance
  • Tue, 30 May 2017 23:03

With the threat of antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs’ looming large across the region, Southeast Asia Globe spoke with tropical medicine researcher...

Ultra-tough antibiotic to fight superbugs
  • Tue, 30 May 2017 22:10

The modified drug might help put an end to resistant superbug infections, experts hope. BBC News - Health

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