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…
New Compound To Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found By Researchers

Canadian researchers and the scientists at the University of Western Australia developed a new compound that fights antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The newly found remedy would come as an ideal replacement for B-lactam antibiotics, the so-called penicillins, which became increasingly less effective against new strains…
The “Nightmare Bacteria” Threatens The US

The results of a survey conducted by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Americans are facing a health issue. The study showed that more than 200 cases of infections with a “nightmare bacteria” (according to the…
Antibiotics Consumption May Grow By 200% By 2030

A study which was conducted recently has examined trends in the use of antibiotics in 76 countries between 2000 and 2015. The results reveal that daily doses of antibiotics increased by 65% and that the rate of consumption increased by…