All posts created by Russel Davis
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

09/16/2017 / By Russel Davis

Bacterial cells such as E.coli were found to mutate or shapeshift in space to resist common antibiotics that successfully kill

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-09-16-shapeshifting-bacteria-scientists-discover-how-e-coli-in-space-becomes-antibiotic-resistant.html

08/01/2017 / By Russel Davis

A meta-analysis published in the Microchemical Journal revealed that commonly used antibiotics make their way to the environment, which in turn may

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-08-01-antibiotic-drugs-found-to-cause-harmful-damage-to-the-environment-even-after-being-consumed-by-patients.html

07/07/2017 / By Russel Davis

The current microbial resistance crisis has given way to yet another potential medical crisis by way of fungal drug resistance, said Ambalika

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-07-07-its-not-just-antibacterial-resistance-now-fungal-resistance-labeled-a-huge-threat-to-medicine.html

06/01/2017 / By Russel Davis

Nearly one-quarter of adults prescribed antibiotics as a first line treatment for community-acquired pneumonia were non-responsive to the medications, a

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-06-01-superbug-apocalypse-rapidly-approaching-as-nearly-one-quarter-of-infections-now-untreatable-with-first-line-antibiotics.html

04/27/2017 / By Russel Davis

Researchers at Israel-based biopharmaceutical firm Q2 Pharma Ltd. and the Case Western Reserve University have identified and patented a group of non-antibiotic, small-molecule antivirulence

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-04-27-mysterious-compound-called-f19-discovered-by-israeli-researchers-to-kill-antibiotic-resistant-superbugs-without-encouraging-resistance.html

04/12/2017 / By Russel Davis

Heavy antibiotic use may significantly increase the odds of developing bowel cancer, a recent study revealed. Bowel cancer is a

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-04-12-heavy-intake-of-antibiotics-linked-to-deadly-bowel-cancer.html

04/05/2017 / By Russel Davis

Acid reflux drugs raise the odds of Clostridium difficile infections, according to an analysis published in The Journal of the American

http://www.superbugs.news/2017-04-05-popular-heartburn-drugs-found-to-promote-deadly-superbug-infections.html