Prolonged use of antibiotics can make a person resistant to bacteria or other microbes.
A recent study discovered that bacterial population can then evolve resistance 20 times faster than normal after evolving a dormancy mechanism.
Viruses, just like humans, also makes decisions. However, researchers believe that the understanding of how they do so could lead to better treatments for some diseases.
The death of an American woman who contracted an infection due to a thigh bone fracture raise concerns to health experts.
A crucial phase is present as modern medical treatment can’t kill the ‘nightmare bacteria’ and the medical researchers are trying hard to explore the breakthrough.
Antibiotic can’t be considered as the ultimate resort to treat infections as modern medical inventions have failed to tame the antibiotic resistant bacteria.
An infant suffering from acute myeloid leukemia developed a serious blood infection called vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium, or VRE. It's highly dominant bacteria that can be hard to destroy.