CDC: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Carried By International Travelers Spreading Across U.S.Three cases have been reported in Michigan.
Bacteria In Samples Lead To Flint Water Advisory City officials say Friday that the advisory comes after total coliform bacteria was found in some water samples, but follow-up testing didn't find the presence of fecal coliform or E. coli bacteria.
Study: Your Doctor's Stethoscope May Be FilthyThey're a symbol of healing, but a new study finds one of the tools doctors use can be a magnet for bacteria.
Is Your iPhone Dirtier Than A Toilet Seat?Researchers took swabs from 90 devices ...
Study Links Gut Bacteria To Obesity, DiabetesA new study finds that bacteria living in the intestines could be the key to finding an effective treatment for obesity.
UM: Bacteria In Tap Water Can Be Traced To Water TreatmentMost of the bacteria that remain in drinking water when it gets to the tap can be traced to filters used in the water treatment process, rather than to the aquifers or rivers where it originated, University of Michigan researchers discovered.
Michigan Woman Contracts Flesh-Eating BacteriaFamily members said the Farmington Hills woman likely contracted the illness after visiting a local hospital to have a boil lanced.
Where The Germs Are: What's Crawling With Bacteria At Your Workplace?If you thought the restroom was the epicenter of workplace germs, you don’t want to know about office break rooms and kitchens.
$755K Awarded To Woman With Flesh-Eating BacteriaA jury has awarded $755,000 to a Grand Rapids woman who developed flesh-eating bacteria.
CDC Now Tracking Antibiotic Use In Hospitals 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.
Bacteria Make Thrift A Habit, UM Researchers FindIn these lean times, smart consumers refuse to pay a lot for throwaway items, but will shell out a little more for products that can be used again and again. The same is true of bacteria and other microbes, researchers at the University of Michigan have learned.
CDC: Salmonella Responsible For Turkey Burger Recall Is Drug-ResistantRemember 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.