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Scientists fear oral sex could be spreading new antibiotic resistant gonorrhea

Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea is on the rise.

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These scientists built a powerful new medicine that could stop a superbug in its tracks

This could prove to be a breakthrough in fighting antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Cash is even grosser than you knew: Dangerous bacteria survive on paper money, study finds

Bank notes can provide perfect conditions for bacteria to grow.
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Awesome 25-year-old woman may have just found a way to fight drug-resistant bacteria

Could this be the end of antibiotics?

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Panera is now serving "clean" bacon — does that mean all other bacon is "dirty"?

The word "clean" sounds seriously tasty, but this bacon doesn't seem all that different from the rest.
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Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs Are Here With New Case in Pennsylvania

"It is the end of the road for antibiotics unless we act urgently."
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Superbugs Could Soon Kill Someone Every 3 Seconds, According to New Report

Overuse of antibiotics is reaching its tipping point.

Could Microbes in Dirt Be the Answer to All Our Medical Problems?

Scientists are mining dirt for potential cures for disease.

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1/3 of Doctor-Prescribed Antibiotics Are Unnecessary, According to a New Study

Don't take them when you don't need them.
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You May Not Need Those Antibiotics You've Been Taking — And That's a Huge Problem

1 in 3 antibiotics prescribed aren't necessary.
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Elizabethkingia Bacteria Is Killing People in the Midwest, and The CDC Can't Find Out Why

Elizabethkingia is a disease that rarely attacks humans but is having its largest outbreak ever.
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This Rare Clay Used by Indigenous People Could Trump All Your Fancy Science, Says Science

If our salvation does lie in clay, it cannot come soon enough.

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Science Shows That Having a Beard Could Help You Fight Sickness

Facial hair: so much more than a hipster accessory.
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A New Strain of "Super-Gonorrhea" Suggests the STI May Become Untreatable

Here's everything you need to know.
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There's a Huge Advancement in Poop Science That Could Save Thousands of Lives

The world's first poop lab is determined to wipe out a deadly disease called C. diff.
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By 2050, 10 Million People Will Die Every Year From Something That's Meant to Save Lives

We can stop it, but we don't have much time.

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Two Lawmakers Want to Keep the Chemicals Out of Your Food

A smart step for our food safety.
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The WHO Released a Report About Superbugs, and the Result Is Out of a Sci-Fi Horror Film

A new report by the World Health Organization surveyed over 114 countries in the world and found something chilling.
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Antibiotics Could Cause the Next Global Pandemic

The CDC has created its first assessment of threats the nation faces from the growing number of antibiotic-resistant organisms. The results aren't particularly reassuring.
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"Sex Superbug" Probably Isn't Coming to U.S., But You Should Still Be Careful With Your Junk

This week, reports of a "superbug" resistant to antibiotics, more deadly than AIDS - are shown to be hyperbole. But we should still pay attention to the crisis of antibiotics abuse in the US.

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Obama Budget 2014: Deadly Diseases Could Rise Due to Global Health Cuts

The projected cut to global health for this fiscal year totals in at $443 million dollars, even though foreign aid as a whole only constitutes 1% of the federal budget.
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What's in Your Meat? The Answer Will Surprise You

Hint: It rhymes with loop.
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Superbug 2013: Deadly Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs Sweep Across U.S.

A new wave of aggressive antibiotic-resistant bacteria may become the world’s latest health scare, joining the ranks of swine flu and SARS.
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CRE Superbug 2013: CDC Says Half Of Patients Infected Die

The CRE superbug has the ability to develop as a dangerous epidemic that may be extremely difficult to contain.