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Researchers Warn How Pesticides Are Secretly Growing Antibiotic Resistance

By Heather Callaghan, Editor More emphasis needs to be placed on antibiotic stewardship…Otherwise, new drugs will fail rapidly and be lost to humanity. The first team of researchers ever to discover that the world’s most popular pesticides and herbicides increase the antibiotic resistance crisis have conducted another…

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Pharma Cos. Try to Block Maryland Bill to Stem Unnecessary Antibiotics on Farms

By Mitchelle Stephenson Good news: The Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee has passed the Keep Antibiotics Effective Act on a vote of 7-4. Supporting the bill in Committee were Chairwoman Joan Carter Conway and Senators Paul Pinsky, Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, Cheryl Kagan, Barbara Robinson, Ron…

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Nature Comes To The Rescue Again – Peppertree Disarms Most Dangerous Bacteria

By Karen Foster Superbugs are without a doubt a major threat affecting all health care systems. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection is caused by a type of staph bacteria that’s become resistant to many of the antibiotics used to treat ordinary staph infections. Despite attempts…

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Tasmanian Devil’s Milk Might Hold The Cure For Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

By Kurtis Bright Researchers in the battle against antibiotic-resistant superbugs have found an unlikely weapon–one that may leave some feeling as if they’ve stepped into an old Warner Brothers cartoon: Tasmanian Devil’s milk. The Australian research group has found that peptides in the milk of…

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Cranberry Extract Now Proven to Scramble Bacteria Communication, Cuts Virulence

By Heather Callaghan, Editor The power of the cranberry is resurfacing as new research shows the mechanism by which cranberry extract cuts bacteria communication, stops it from spreading and lessens its pathogenic damage. As the media continues to scare the world about the antibiotic apocalypse and…

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25-Year-Old Student Discovers Way to Kill Superbugs WITHOUT Antibiotics — Science Freaks Out

By Matt Agorist “There is the danger that the ignorant man may easily underdose himself and, by exposing his microbes to non-lethal quantities of the drug (antibiotics), make them resistant,” Alexander Fleming, the man who discovered penicillin, cautioned at the acceptance of his Noble Prize…

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