Scientists warn of world without antibiotics
For over 50 years we have depended on them to keep us healthy. Now experts tell us our misuse of antibiotics means they are no longer working. It’s very serious, but is there a remedy?
‘Superbugs’ will defeat antibiotics, experts warn
In the 20th Century, antibiotics tamed so many dangerous infections that many of us came to take our health for granted. Now it seems these advances may have been temporary.
Trillions of alien cells found hiding in human body
Scientists have compiled a list of every microbe found in a healthy human body. The conclusion: there are trillions of them. And we need our parasites as much as they need us.
Deadly salad bug causes crisis in Germany
A dangerous strain of E. coli has killed 22 people and made thousands seriously ill in Northern Germany. Highly aggressive, and resistant to...