The WHO says by 2050 ultra-resistant bacteria will be the leading cause of death. French scientist Xavier Duportet may have found the solution.
A national rise in STI rates is partially to blame.
According to Michael Schmidt, of the Medical University of South Carolina, bacteria-eating viruses could save humanity.
A drug called colostin used to be our last line of defense. But researchers have found bacteria in China that's colistin-resistant, and they're certain it will spread.
We sat down with Morton to discuss his segment on the the scientists looking for new, natural sources of antibiotic compounds to stop superviruses before we're hit with a global pandemic.
The newest drug-resistant bacteria on the scene is a multidrug-resistant form of Shigella, which causes an ugly form of food poisoning.
"Yamba, a handsome Angus bull, had broken his penis. Or at least, that's what it looked like."
Today: Venezuela's economic woes continue, a study finds fracking caused Ohio's earthquakes, and a new antibiotic offers hope in the global war on superbugs.
Apparently, Swedes between the ages of 20 and 35 suck at practicing safe sex.
The UK's Review on Antimicrobial Resistance says antibiotic-resistant bacteria are spreading so fast that untreatable infections might be more likely to kill any given person than cancer in 2050.
Eighty percent of American meat producers use ractopamine, a drug that’s added to livestock feed to accelerate the animals' weight gain, resulting in cardiovascular stress, seizures, and hyperactivity. It's so sketchy, even Putin has banned this...
Gonorrhoea has already become resistant to most of the antibiotics that have been used to treat it over the past 30 years. Now the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has named it an "urgent public health threat."