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10/18/2017 / By Frances Bloomfield

Quantum dots are light-activated, nano-sized crystals with unique structures made from semiconductors. They’re highly tunable and can be precisely controlled

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-10-18-new-hope-for-old-antibiotics-scientists-have-found-a-way-to-supercharge-them-for-increased-effectiveness-against-superbugs.html

10/16/2017 / By Vicki Batts

Will Big Pharma’s reign over the modern world of medical practice soon come to an end? England’s Chief Medical Officer,

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-10-16-the-end-is-near-antibiotic-resistance-to-spell-the-end-of-chemical-medicine.html

10/12/2017 / By Janine Acero

The immune system is a network of cells that detect foreign organisms in the body and defend it against harmful

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-10-12-kamikaze-immune-cells-bacteria-infected-cells-die-off-quickly-to-sound-the-back-up-alarm-against-stealthy-invaders.html

10/09/2017 / By Russel Davis

A recent study published in Science revealed that antimicrobial use in animals raised for human consumption is projected to increase by 52 percent

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-10-09-more-superbugs-on-the-way-antibiotic-use-in-animals-for-human-consumption-expected-to-double.html

10/05/2017 / By Michelle Simmons

A new study discovered that the mix of microorganisms that dwell in a person’s saliva is largely determined by the

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-10-05-your-mouths-role-in-gut-health-and-immunity-researchers-discover-childhood-environment-has-more-influence-than-genetics.html

10/03/2017 / By Tracey Watson

By now, most people are aware that many common bacteria have become resistant to the antibiotic medications commonly prescribed to

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-10-03-global-antibiotic-resistance-killing-thousands-natural-alternatives-only-viable-medicine-left.html

10/03/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Scientists behind the latest nutritional review on gut microbiomes and flavonoids call their results “intriguing” after observing an unusual connection

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-10-03-specific-gut-microbes-found-to-prevent-influenza-by-digesting-flavonoids-found-in-superfoods.html

10/02/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

The rise in antibiotic resistance has now reached the point where the World Health Organization feels the need to announce

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-10-02-who-warns-world-running-out-of-synthetic-antibiotics-but-refuses-to-acknowledge-power-of-natural-herbal-antibiotics.html

10/02/2017 / By Vicki Batts

Hospitals are often seen as the paragon of healthcare; when you or your child go to a hospital, there is

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-10-02-twelve-children-hospitalized-for-heart-surgery-contract-rare-bacterial-infection-with-more-at-risk-thanks-to-unclean-surgical-device.html

09/30/2017 / By JD Heyes

Earlier this month we reported that as flood waters receded in storm-ravaged Texas and Florida from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-09-30-woman-dies-of-flesh-eating-bacteria-after-wading-through-flood-waters-in-storm-ravaged-houston.html

09/29/2017 / By Bridgette Wilcox

Probiotics have a reputation for being a boon to gut health, but it may also have unexpected positive effects on

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-09-29-breakthrough-science-study-confirms-that-probiotics-can-treat-depression.html

09/28/2017 / By Michelle Simmons

Is there a correct way of sneezing? We have always been taught to cover our mouth and nose with a

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-09-28-how-do-you-sneeze-experts-say-most-of-us-are-doing-it-wrong-and-with-flu-season-coming-it-matters.html

09/27/2017 / By Michelle Simmons

A study, published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, finds that communication failures in health care facilities are responsible for outbreaks

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-09-27-health-care-facilities-are-responsible-for-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria-outbreaks-study-finds.html

09/21/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Triclocarban (TCC), the most common antibacterial chemical compound found in various personal care products such as soaps and lotions, can

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-09-21-antimicrobial-chemicals-in-soap-products-found-to-permanently-harm-developing-babies-in-utero.html