antibiotics

7.8.19

Why Do Some People Suddenly Develop Food Allergies Later in Life?

It can be confusing and daunting to suddenly not be able to eat a food you've eaten your whole life.

5.24.19

I Got My Faeces Tested to See If It's 'Super-Poo'

We're entering a new world of faecal transplants – and only the finest will qualify.

5.9.19

A Town in Mongolia Was Quarantined After a Couple Died of Plague From Eating Raw Squirrel Meat

Having caused close to 50,000 human cases during the last two decades, plague is now categorised as a re-emerging disease.

4.25.19

I Sting Myself With Bees 3 Times a Week

“I pick up the tweezers one at a time—a bee squirming at the end of each pair—and press it to my back, waiting for its burning sting.”

1.11.19

What It Means for Your Sex Life Now That the Worst-Ever Cases of Super Gonorrhea Are Here

Doctors in the United Kingdom and Australia have identified three cases of gonorrhoea that are immune to both of the standard antibiotic treatments.

11.11.18

Antibiotic-Resistant E. Coli Have Infected Giraffes

Please, for the love of god, be smart with your antibiotics.

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10.16.17

Oral Sex Is Fueling the Global Spread of Untreatable Gonorrhea

Now in 50 countries. We repeat: UNTREATABLE.

8.1.17

Researchers Have a New Explanation for Adult Acne

Smarter ways of treating it could also be on the way.

9.13.16

Australian Scientists May Have Just Saved Us From Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

Using "star-shaped polymers" the researchers were able to kill bacteria that had become resistance to antibiotics.

9.6.16

Is Supermarket Chicken Going to Kill Us All?

Is it time to put down those hot wings or are we all doomed to an antibiotic-resistance apocalypse anyway? We asked an expert.

6.6.16

FR Xavier Duportet Made a Robot from DNA and Proteins

The WHO says by 2050 ultra-resistant bacteria will be the leading cause of death. French scientist Xavier Duportet may have found the solution.

5.4.16

Canada Is Running Out of Anti-Syphilis Drugs

A national rise in STI rates is partially to blame.

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