More than half of patients hospitalized with suspected COVID-19 in Michigan during peak months got antibiotics. Later tests showed 96.5% didn't need them.
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In the face of antibiotics, some bacterial cells use "necrosignaling" to warn their comrades and give them enough time to adapt.
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A new study with mice offers evidence that giving antibiotics to babies may increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) later.
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Adding a graphene "wrap" to an exisitng "trap and zap" strategy does a better job and destroying antibiotic-resistant bacteria in wastewater treatment.
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A compound from the American beautyberry boosts an antibiotic's activity against MRSA, research indicates.
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"Until now, we didn't appreciate how different environmental risk factors can synergize to drive the disease."
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An antibiotic that treats tuberculosis could help fight fear and anxiety disorders when combined with therapy, researchers report.
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New findings link maternal obesity and a higher risk of sepsis among newborn babies. The researchers suggest why, and a potential prevention strategy.
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A newly discovered natural antibiotic called teixobactin may be a perfect weapon to fight drug-resistant superbugs like MRSA.
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Compounds inside berries from the Brazilian peppertree can keep MRSA from making the toxins it uses to damage tissues, researchers say.
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