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Antibiotic resistance is a major health threat that causes almost 700,000 deaths a year, and its toll is expected to grow. Here are some things you can do to offer your own resistance.
If you don’t have a problem, you don’t need to mess with it.
The modern lifestyle, particularly diet and hygiene changes, have altered our relationship with our microbes. But can we restore it?
Better antimicrobial stewardship could curb infection rates.
Going to the hospital can save your life, but it is not without risks. Patients can be exposed to dangerous infections while receiving treatment. In the United States, health care-associated infections…
Not so super now, eh?
Bacteria-eating viruses that kill the hospital superbug C. difficile have been isolated by scientists. The use of these kinds…