A mice study finds that antibiotic use diminishes healthy gut bacteria needed to keep up voluntary exercise and muscle function, leading to a devastating performance loss.
An antibiotic-resistant bacteria, a type of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), developed on the skin of hedgehogs, rather than due to human activity.
Antibiotic usage has risen during the fight against secondary infections in coronavirus patients, raising concerns that it could create a dangerous pathogen.
As well as self-quarantining, these are the other measures you can take if coronavirus symptoms begin to show.
Scientists found that the endangered animals in Ruma National Park, a protected area on shores of Lake Victoria, had developed alarming levels of antibiotic resistance.
The level of antibiotic waste exceeds safety thresholds by up to 300 times in rivers around the world, according to a new study.
More than 50 researchers in seven countries uncovered 26,558 koala genes in mapping the much loved marsupial's DNA. They say it could help fight threats to the Australian icon, including from a chlamydia epidemic.
Fragile drug supply chains that are dependent on just a few big drug suppliers are close to collapse, putting growing numbers of patients at risk, exposing them to so-called superbugs.
Each year about 700,000 people around the world die due to drug-resistant infections. If no action is taken, experts say, it could be 10 million a year by 2050.
Doctors treating a critically ill boy with a devastating skin disease used experimental gene therapy to create an entirely new skin for him.
Fresh clashes broke out between protesters and police as demonstrations in Venezuela enter eighth week.
The World Health Organization published a list of 12 families of bacteria describing them as the greatest threats to human health. It said the listed groups of bacteria no longer respond to many existing antibiotics.
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