As the world has focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, other microbial foes are waging war on humans. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria pose a growing threat. But viruses may defeat them.
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~8 min
Study suggests forcing bacteria to burn more energy could make them more susceptible to antibiotics.
Feb. 18, 2021 • ~7 min
A new study on the overuse of antibiotics highlights the need for more education and awareness, for both doctors and patients.
Jan. 27, 2021 • ~6 min
"...doctors can get an indication as to which combinations of antibiotics can help the individual patient within a relatively short time—hours."
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~6 min
Using fluoride in labs that are working with GMOs could be a simple, cheap way to fight antibiotic resistance, researchers say.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~7 min
The discovery can help to cure bacterial infections without inducing resistance or causing harm to good bacteria.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
A cheap drug that's already FDA-approved can prevent antibiotics from driving drug resistance in bacteria, according to a new study.
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~7 min
As viruses are transmitted from person to person they are constantly mutating and replicating. Could the SARS-CoV-2 virus evolve to evade the new vaccines that have just been developed?
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~8 min
Children who take antibiotics before the age of 2 are at risk of combinations of chronic health conditions, particularly when they take multiple prescriptions.
Nov. 16, 2020 • ~4 min
Machine learning model predicts probability that a particular urinary tract infection can be treated by specific antibiotics.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~7 min