Like other microbes, antibiotic-resistant bacteria are invisible. That means they can easily pass unnoticed. But can they survive in our water systems? Could they be found in tap water?
The use of jet-air hand dryers should be banned in public toilets, say researchers. Why? Because people don't wash their hands properly.
Superbugs resistant to antibiotics cause more than 33,000 deaths in the EU each year, according to a new study. Scientists say the picture has become worse since 2007, with Italy and Greece by far the hardest hit.
The microbiome in our stomach has been linked to various aspects of mental and physical health. So what do we actually know about what's going on in there and how it affects our overall health?
On September 3, 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin by chance. Even then he warned of possible resistance. Now there are antibacterial molecules to which bacteria does not become resistant: Artilysin.
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