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How a lethal type of bacteria spreads resistance to antibiotics. Infection by S. Aureus is a serious threat in hospitals worldwide. Now, scientists have identified a key component of the machinery that allows Staphylococcus aureus to transfer genes that confer antibiotic resistance. Halting the spread of resistant bacterial strains is one of the strategies available to tackle hospital infections. Source 2x.
If we can find a way to halt or reverse the resistance bacteria are acquiring to our antibiotics we'll help thousands of people. Resistant bacteria are definitely a plague we've brought on ourselves by over-prescribing drugs and then not taking them all as prescribed.
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Antibiotics found to weaken body's ability to fight off disease. Adding another reason for doctors to avoid the overuse of antibiotics, new research shows that a reduction in the variety of microbes in the gut interferes with the immune system's ability to fight off disease. Source 7b.
Newly emerged superbug discovered. Scientists have discovered a newly emerged superbug, hyper-resistant and hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae, which may cause untreatable and fatal infections in relatively healthy individuals and will pose enormous threat to human health. Source 3k.
Antibiotics for dental procedures linked to superbug infection. Dental procedures are an overlooked source of antibiotic prescribing, which is a concern as these medications increase the risk of developing C. Difficile. Source 6k.
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