Search Results for: antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance: Cheap diagnostic test could be a saviour

Posted on Aug 26, 2020 by The Conversation

The threat of AMR is now so severe that many fear it could soon wipe out many of ...

Antibiotic resistance is a SEVERE health threat

Posted on Nov 28, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Antibiotic resistance is the tendency of pathogens - bacteria and fungi - to fight back against antibiotic drugs, ...

Ingredient in toothpaste linked to antibiotic resistance

Posted on Jun 21, 2018 by A4W Contributor

An ingredient commonly found in toothpaste and hand wash has been linked to antibiotic resistance...

Antibiotic resistance triggered by overuse of penicillins in agriculture in the 1950s

Posted on Dec 1, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Low doses of penicillin routinely fed to livestock in the 1950s in North America and Europe may have ...

New app launched to curb antibiotic resistance

Posted on Nov 14, 2017 by A4W Contributor

The need to curb antibiotic resistance is urgent. If nothing is done, it could claim up to 10 ...

Superbugs and antibiotic resistance

Posted on Aug 22, 2016 by Serisha Singh

A million people have died from superbug infections since 2014. Fears are that drug-resistant superbugs will kill one ...

WHO survey reveals antibiotic resistance truth

Posted on Nov 17, 2015 by A4W Contributor

A new World Health Organisation (WHO) multi-country survey reveals confusion about antibiotic resistance, a major threat to public ...

Antibiotic resistance is a worldwide threat

Posted on May 2, 2014 by Contributor

A new World Health Organisation (WHO) report reveals that antibiotic resistance is a serious worldwide threat to public ...

Newly discovered antibiotic kills pathogens without resistance

Posted on Jan 12, 2015 by Contributor

Pathogens' resistance to antibiotics is causing a public health crisis but now, scientists have discovered a new antibiotic!

Antibiotics resistance is a ticking time-bomb

Posted on Mar 15, 2013 by SAPA

Resistance to antibiotics and the inability to fight off infections could become a ‘catastrophic’ global threat.  Sally Davies, ...

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