Antibiotics

UK supermarkets move to cut antibiotic use in farming

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Iceland, Asda and Aldi lag behind but other major retailers make good progress Most of the UK's leading supermarket chains are making “significant progress” in reducing...
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Boy, 4, suffers lifelong herpes virus ‘from being kissed as a baby'

Boy, 4, suffers lifelong herpes virus ‘from being kissed as a baby'

3 days ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

Laura Redfern, 31, of east Hull, shared a picture of her four-year-old son's diseased ear on Facebook (Picture: Hull Live/MEN MEDIA A mum is warning parents about the herpes...
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Superbug fears as doctors warn cases of drug-resistant illnesses are on the rise

Superbug fears as doctors warn cases of drug-resistant illnesses are on the rise

3 days ago   |   The Mirror

Bugs that can't be killed by antibiotics have led to a surge in NHS cases, with a third more than five years ago, and experts warn rise has been caused by over-prescribing...
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Antibiotic resistance genes can be passed around by bacteria in dust

5 days ago   |   New Scientist

Disease-causing bacteria living in dust can pass antibiotic resistance genes to one another, a study of samples of dust in public buildings suggests
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Is Coronavirus in the UK?

Is Coronavirus in the UK?

5 days ago   |   Metro

Medical staff transfer a patient of a highly suspected case of a new coronavirus at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Hong Kong, China January 22, 2020 The fear that coronavirus...
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A fitting memorial: Superbug treatment named for the patient who inspired its discovery

6 days ago   |   STAT

Even for the most elite of bacteria-killers, these superbugs were a challenge. They'd delayed Mallory Smith from getting a lung transplant, and when she'd finally had the...
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Expert reaction to two studies looking at antibiotics in young children and while in the womb, and childhood obesity

6 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Two studies, published in JAMA Network Open, report on the impact of antibiotics on the relationship between antibiotic exposure in early development and obesity later in...
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Study gives green light to use urine as crop fertiliser

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

Researchers say human urine is not likely to spread antibiotic resistance Urine can be used as a fertiliser without fear it will fuel the spread of antibiotic resistance...
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The poo panacea: inside the strange, surprising world of faecal transplants

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

When treating antibiotic-resistant infections, injecting patients with other people's excrement can be highly effective. Could it be the answer to dementia, anorexia and...
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STAT Plus: Pharma is making some effort to fight superbugs, but progress is ‘patchy'

7 days ago   |   STAT

Amid rising concern over a lack of antibiotics, a new analysis finds most drug makers are failing to expand their pipelines to sufficiently combat resistance, although more...
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