MIT Scientists Identify Powerful Antibiotic Using Artificial IntelligenceScientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology trained a computer to screen thousands of chemical compounds for their ability to kill bacteria with the low likelihood of hurting human cells.
Every 15 Minutes, Someone In The US Dies Of A Drug-Resistant SuperbugEvery 15 minutes, someone in the United States dies of a superbug that has learned to outsmart even our most sophisticated antibiotics, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbugs' A Growing Health Crisis, New Report FindsEvery 15 minutes, someone in the United States dies of a superbug that has learned to outsmart even our most sophisticated antibiotics.
Report Scores America's Biggest Restaurant Chains On Antibiotic Use In FoodMany of our favorite fast food and restaurant chains continue to contribute to the growing threat of antibiotic resistance, according to a report.
McDonald's, Burger King, Five Guys Among Chains Given 'F' Over AntibioticsOnly two chains were given an "A" rating.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said.
HealthWatch: Antibiotics Linked To Superbug, Divorce May Be GeneticA new study links antibiotics prescribed by dentists to the superbug C. difficile.
Can Antibiotics Do More Harm Than Good Treating Colds?It's that time of year when colds and coughs are becoming more prevalent, so make sure to use caution when taking antibiotics to treat them.
Antibiotics Over-Prescribed For Sinus Infections In The USAntibiotics are over prescribed in this country and as it turns out, 20 percent of them are used to treat sinusitis.
Antibiotics On Food Causing Children To Have Allergic Reactions To Fruits, VegetablesMore children are appearing to have allergic reactions to fruits and vegetables, but this has nothing to do with the food.
Study: Later Doctor's Visits Lead To More Prescriptions A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.
Massachusetts Medical Society Takes New Stands On E-Cigarettes, AntibioticsThe Massachusetts Medical Society has adopted new policies on electronic cigarettes and the the use of antibiotic medications in farm animals.
Doctors Ignore Advice On Sore Throats, BronchitisRepeated warnings that antibiotics don't work for most sore throats and bronchitis have failed to stop overuse: Doctors prescribed these drugs for most adults seeking treatment at a rate that remained high over more than a decade, researchers found.