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Viruses May Be The Secret Weapon Helping Superbugs Survive Antibiotic Treatment

By | Tue, 06/11/2013 - 11:04

Bacteriophages, or viruses that infect only bacteria, could transfer antibiotic resistance genes between bacteria and make them resistant to drugs they have never been exposed to before.

Vitamin C

Mom Was Right: Vitamin C Boosts Antibiotics, Slays TB Bacteria [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:54

Scientists make the surprising discovery that vitamin C kills the antibiotic-resistant mycobacteria behind tuberculosis.

Gonorrhea May Become "Untreatable"

Scientists Warn of Antibiotic ‘Apocalypse’ with Drug-Resistant Bacteria on the Rise

By | Thu, 01/24/2013 - 14:35

Scientists are increasingly growing concerned about drug-resistant bacteria.

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'Indian Superbug' Found in First Domestic Cat in US, Makes Carrier Resistant to Virtually All Antibiotics

By | Thu, 09/13/2012 - 17:38

The 'bug' is actually a gene that can travel on pieces of DNA that can move between organisms.

Thien Duong/Paradise Cave - Vietnam

Cave Bacteria May Hold Key to Treating Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infections

By | Mon, 09/10/2012 - 10:29

Antibiotics are more complicated in structure than anti-viral or even anti-cancer drugs.