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Half Of US Chicken Breasts Harbor ‘Superbug’ Bacteria

By | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 10:56

Consumer Reports found that half of all raw chicken in the U.S. may contain antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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Bacteria-Killing Protein Could Help Fight Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbugs'

By | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 21:34

A protein found in bacteriophages — bacterial viruses — has been found to kill E. coli bacteria, offering hope it could one day fight off antibiotic-resistant bacteria as well.

Drug-Resistant Bacteria Threatens Global Health

Drug-Resistant 'Superbugs' Threaten To Reverse Century Of Medical Progress

By | Sun, 11/17/2013 - 16:21

The spread of continuously evolving drug-resistant bacteria threatens to outpace free-market development of antibiotics, a business model driven mostly by the very expectations of high sales volume contributing to the problem.

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Superbugs Are Outmaneuvering Our Drug Arsenals

By | Thu, 10/24/2013 - 19:23

A PBS documentary presents a sobering outlook about the inevitable rise of 'superbugs' that are catching many hospitals and government agencies off guard and creating a 'silent epidemic'