antibiotic resistant

Study warns antibiotic soaps and hand sanitizers. along with an over-prescription of antibiotic medicines,  encourage the growth of drug-resistant strains. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Superbugs Could Kill 10 Million People A Year

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria could surpass cancer as a leading cause of death by the year 2050.

12/12/2014

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacteria that is resistant to many of the strongest antibiotics, and although recent prevalence has been limited to hospitals and nursing homes, a new study of 161 New York City residents who contracted the MRSA infections finds that the these people’s homes were “major reservoirs” for the bacteria strains. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Study: Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA ‘Superbug’ Found In US Homes

An anti-biotic resistant “superbug” that has long affected hospitals and other health-care locations around the world has now found a new “reservoir” location: inside U.S. homes.

04/22/2014

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