Articles Tagged with “ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE”

As more bacteria gain resistance to standard treatments, is the answer a return to therapeutic metals?

More and more bacteria are nearly impervious to treatment. Could new approaches pick up where antibiotics leave off?

Transplanting healthy human feces became a breakthrough treatment for C. diff infection. Now researchers ask—can it do more?

A portable detection system can identify disease-causing bacteria far from the laboratory.

Drug-resistant bugs have spurred research into a promising—and surprisingly simple—treatment.

Throwing antibiotics at viral infections is bad and sometimes dangerous medicine. Tests based on gene expression may help.

Researchers are learning more about the unique biomes of medical spaces.

MRSA infections are down by more than half, and new treatments are on the way. But the pathogen still takes a deadly toll.

As medicine battles antibiotic resistance, tougher drugs breed still more deadly bacteria. New approaches could break the cycle.

If God wanted to send a plague to expose the Achilles’ heel of American medicine, that plague would be MRSA.