Antibiotics Receive a New Stronger Member

Antibiotics Receive a New Stronger Member

The antibiotics family has a new member that scientists believe it might not create resistance, which received a stronger welcome for its curing possibilities. It is called teixobactin. Researchers at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, made an extraordinary breakthrough, growing bacteria from the soil. They took a sample of soil, diluted it and with some special […]

Antibiotics Resistance Becoming More of an Issue

Antibiotics Resistance Becoming More of an Issue

Resistance to antibiotics is become much more of an issue now. Many believe that this is due to people being prescribed the medication, even when they do not necessarily need it. Doctors are being urged to avoid this type of medication unless absolutely necessary. The control of antibiotics has also shown positives for children in […]

Are Humans on the Precipice of a Post-Antibiotics Era?

Are Humans on the Precipice of a Post-Antibiotics Era?

Are humans on the precipice of a post-antibiotics era? People rely on antibiotics to cure a host of infections that used to be deadly. However, fatal bacteria are making a comeback in the form of super-bugs; bacteria populations that have developed a resistance to common antibiotics. Without drastic measures to curb the use of current […]