Over 6000 Antibiotic Resistance Genes Discovered In The Gut Bacteria

A European study unveils the diversity of antibiotic resistance genes present in bacteria in the gut bacteria. Teams from Beaujon and Bichat Claude-Bernard AP-HP hospitals, INRA (MetaGenoPolis), Institut Pasteur, Inserm, Paris Diderot, and Paris-Saclay universities have developed a new bioinformatics…
Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Costs Canada Over $1 Billion A Year

A team of health-care professionals estimated that the antibiotic-resistance bacteria represent an issue that costs Canada $1 billion a year, draining health-care budgets and postponing the treatment of infections. Even more, Infection Prevention and Control Canada (IPAC) believes that the cost tag of…
Common Antidepressant Might Contribute To Antibiotic Resistance

A new study conducted by the University of Queensland (UQ) discovered that fluoxetine, the main ingredient in Prozac, a common antidepressant, might contribute to the increasing antibiotic resistance and the generation of new superbugs strains of pathogenic bacteria. The study is of…