Medical research

Test reveals antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a half hour

The discovery of antibiotics in the early part of the 20th century changed modern medicine. Simple infections that previously killed people became easy to treat. Antibiotics' ability to stave off infections made possible ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Residents: Frontline defenders against antibiotic resistance?

Antibiotic resistance continues to grow around the world, with sometimes disastrous results. Some strains of bacteria no longer respond to any currently available antibiotic, making death by infections that were once easily ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Drug-resistant infections are a 'global health emergency': WHO

Resistance to antibiotic drugs is a "global health emergency" that threatens the progress made by modern medicine, the head of the UN's health agency warned as a new report was published Wednesday.

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