How bacteria communicate in groups to avoid antibiotics. Researchers have found that a bacterium that causes pneumonia, sepsis and other infections, communicates distress signals within a group of bacteria in response to certain antibiotics. Source 6f.
That's because doctors are trying to cure every sickness with a pill or injection rather than recommend the cure for the root of the problem: stop eating the junk, gets some fresh fruits, veggies and whole grains as the main part of your diet together with lots of exercise. Put down the phones and the game controls and get your body moving.
Planetary boundaries for antibiotic and pesticide resistance identified. Researchers have now published the first estimates of antibiotic and pesticide 'planetary boundaries.' The researchers suggest that if resistance to antibiotics and pesticides goes beyond these boundaries, societies risk large-scale health and agricultural crises. The results indicate one group of bacteria has passed a boundary. Source 6c.
Bacteria found in ancient Irish soil halts growth of superbugs: New hope for tackling antibiotic resistance. Researchers analyzing soil from Ireland long thought to have medicinal properties have discovered that it contains a previously unknown strain of bacteria which is effective against four of the top six superbugs that are resistant to antibiotics, including MRSA. Antibiotic-resistant superbugs could kill up to 1.3 million people in Europe by 2050, according to recent research. The World Health Organisation (WHO) describes the problem as 'one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today.' Source 3z.