Post Profile






This 25-Year-Old May Have Saved You From Super-Gonorrhea

Last week, the United Nations announced that antibiotic resistance is the "biggest threat to modern medicine." Nasty superbugs that have evolved to withstand antibiotics already kill 23,000 Americans every year—more than homicide—and experts predict that by 2050 they could kill some 10 million people around the world annually, more than the number of people killed by cancer.
read more

share

Related Posts


What We're Reading: Superbugs, Second Thumbs and Potato Genomes

News : The Rundown News Blog

Worries About a Gonorrhea 'Superbug' Gonorrhea is becoming increasingly resistant to the only drugs used to treat it. Resistant strains of the common sexually transmitted disease have failed antibiotic treatment in two cases now -- ...

First Case of Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Found in the United States (Video)

News / Independent News : AlterNet

Our reliance on antibiotics has finally created a superbug that represents one of the most dire public health threats facing the country. The first case of a superbug resistant to “last resort antibiotics” appeared in the United Sta...

98 Percent of the World Just Declared War on the "Biggest Threat to Modern Medicine"

News / Independent News : Mother Jones

All 193 countries in the United Nations—including the United States—have signed a declaration vowing to combat the the "biggest threat to modern medicine," the unraveling of antibiotics as a tool for fighting human infections. The a...

UN agrees to fight 'the biggest threat to modern medicine': antibiotic resistance

Health : The Guardian: Health

All 193 UN member states are set to sign a declaration to fight drug-resistant superbugs that are estimated to kill more than 700,000 people each year All 193 United Nations member states are set to sign a declaration agreeing to co...

U.N. Declares War On Antibiotic Resistance In Landmark Agreement

News : Newsweek: US

The United Nations has agreed to fight “the biggest threat to modern medicine”—antibiotic resistance. All 193 U.N. member states are set to sign a declaration to combat drug-resistant superbugs that are estimated to kill hundreds of...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC