Tag Archives: resistance

Baby’s Meningitis Case Highlights Growing Danger of Antibiotic Resistance

FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2020 — Antibiotic-resistant bacteria affected the treatment of meningitis at a major children’s hospital in Washington, D.C. This single case at Children’s National Hospital raises concerns about drug resistance in the common bacterium that caused the infection, and researchers say it could change lab and clinical procedures around the world. Normally, when… Read More »

Fast Foods and Antibiotic Resistance

The overuse of antibiotics in food animals has  contributed to the development of antibiotic resistant bacteria.  Consumer and health organizations graded the routine use of antibiotics in 25 of the largest fast food chains. They concluded that the industry has a long way to go before the public can eat beef that has come from antibiotic… Read More »

Scientists warn UK Government to prepare for ‘visible resistance’ to future lockdowns

People WON’T obey lockdown again: SAGE files reveal scientists warned UK Government to prepare for ‘visible resistance’ to future rule changes and show a THIRD of the public still don’t know the symptoms of Covid-19 Behavioural experts warn of ‘various responses’ to future lockdown measures People no longer fear the coronavirus as much and disagree… Read More »

New technique in which drugs make bacteria glow could help fight antibiotic resistance

New technique in which drugs make bacteria glow could help fight antibiotic resistance. A new technique could help reduce antibiotic prescribing by predicting which drugs could be effective in fighting bacteria within minutes. Scientists at the University of Exeter have developed the method, which allows users to see whether a bacterium is likely to respond… Read More »

Get Huge Arms at Home Using a Resistance Band

While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has halted the cadence of everyday life for just about everyone, the world is now beginning to adjust. We’re all handling the challenges of social distancing and self-isolation differently—but that doesn’t mean that we have to go it completely alone in every sense. At Men’s Health, we’re using this period… Read More »