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New MRSA Superbug Emerges in Brazil

April 18, 2014 - An international research team led by Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has identified a new superbug that caused a bloodstream infection in a Brazilian patient. The report appeared in the April 17 issue of The New England Journal o ...

Super Bugs from Antibiotics the FDA Knew About

February 4, 2014 - Image: CDC Catherine J. Frompovich Activist Post What would you think if I told you that the U.S. FDA knew for decades about the problems with antibiotics causing super bugs and their morphing immunities to pharmaceuticals resulting from antibiotic use in animals raised as food? ...

Scientists: We Cant Do Anything About The Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs That Will Soon Kill Millions Of Us

November 19, 2013 - The “wonder drugs” that we have been using since the middle of the last century are rapidly losing their effectiveness, and medical authorities are warning that the emergence of very powerful antibiotic-resistant superbugs represents “one of the gravest threats in the history of me ...

Antibiotics In Livestock Strengthening Superbugs

September 26, 2013 - Lip TV Giving livestock antibiotics has given rise to superbugs that are resistant to all antibiotics and medication. We look at how livestock have been given the medication, and how it has polluted the food and water supply, and if there is any way on to turn the ship around on factory farming and ...

Antibiotics Abuse and the Creation of Super Bugs

April 29, 2013 - The unprecedented abuse of antibiotics over the last several decades has created drug resistant bacteria, colloquially referred to as superbugs. Recently, a medical officer out of Britain warned that these superbugs require immediate action, and without such, the growth of untreatable infections cou ...
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