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…
Bacteriophages Are The “New But Old” Solution Against Superbugs

In the 19th century, bacteriologists found something that could destroy bacteria. In 1915, Frederick Twort, a British microbiologist, conjectured that it could be a virus and two years later, the Canadian Felix d’Herelle dubbed these organisms as bacteriophages. Then, the idea…
Spider Peptides New Treatment for Superbugs and Cancer

More and more concerns spike around the extensive use of antibiotics. Due to the rise of antibiotic resistance and at the same time the growth of superbugs, scientists are trying to find alternative methods for cancer. Antimicrobial Peptides (AMPs) Scientists…