The scale of antibiotic resistance among bacteria found on surfaces around London is exposed in our new study.
Toxic shock syndrome is the body's response to toxins produced when bacteria that lives in and on us grows to dangerous levels.
A team of medievalists and scientists look back to history – including a 1,000-year-old eyesalve recipe – for clues to new antibiotics.
Tattoos often seem like a good idea in the moment, but tattoo regret is common. There is good reason, not the least of which is infection.