A new national study reveals some disturbing news for consumers: 47% of meat and poultry samples tested were contaminated with Staph bacteria. Find out which meat was the worst offender.
Hospitals are becoming dangerous places to spend time. Even if your treatment goes smoothly, a superbug could get you, with very serious, life-altering consequences -- including possibly death. Here are eight superbugs that are causing trouble today.
Scientists say NDM-1, a new superbug from India that makes bacteria resistant to antibiotics, could spread around the world, aided in part by medical tourism. Meanwhile, MRSA infections, which are antibiotic resistant, have fallen in the U.S.
Drug-resistant bacteria has become a pressing public health problem, exacting a rising human and financial toll. GlaxoSmithKline announced that it has found a compound that could help attack such 'superbugs'.