Researchers at the University of Michigan have found a potential alternative to conventional antibiotics that could fight infection with a reduced risk of antibiotic resistance.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a new antibiotic tracking system allowing hospitals to monitor antibiotic use electronically, make better decisions about how to improve use, and compare themselves to other hospitals.
A dairy that sold cows with illegal levels of antibiotics as human food warned there would be “disastrous consequences” if only veterinarians could diagnose sick animals at its 10,000-head operation in western Michigan.
A wastewater treatment plant can provide the perfect mating ground for carelessly disposed of antibiotics to form superbugs that are eventually discharged into streams and lakes, says a University of Michigan researcher.
A judge says a western Michigan farm violated federal law by selling cows for slaughter with illegal levels of antibiotics.
Remember the massive Jennie-O Turkey Burger recall from last weekend? Now, the CDC is reporting the outbreak strain of Salmonella Hadar bacteria responsible for the contamination is resistant to many commonly prescribed antibiotics.
A new study shows that doctors are prescribing too many antibiotics. The research involved looking at Blue Cross-Blue Shield data.
An infectious-disease nightmare is unfolding: Bacteria that have been made resistant to nearly all antibiotics by an alarming new gene have sickened people in three states and are popping up all over the world, health […]