Category Archives: Antibiotics

Because we’ve stuffed staggering numbers of cows on factory farms we live in a cow toilet

[ Book review of “Cowed: The hidden impactof 93 million cows” by Alice Friedemann   www.energyskeptic.com  author of “When Trucks Stop Running: Energy and the Future of Transportation”, 2015, Springer] Hayes, Denis and Gail. 2015. Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 … Continue reading

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Antibiotic Resistance

2016-9-30. Antibiotic-resistant bugs in British supermarket chicken reach record levels. A food poisoning bug found in three-quarters of British supermarket chicken is showing drastically increased resistance to antibiotics, which may mean it will become harder for doctors to treat. The … Continue reading

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We’re Running out of Antibiotics

Doling out too many antibiotics ‘will make even scratches deadly’: WHO warns that crisis could be worse than Aids By Sophie Borland 30 April 2014  Spread of deadly superbugs that evade antibiotics is happening globally It’s now a major threat … Continue reading

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Gonorrhea could soon be untreatable according to World Health Organization

Science 15 June 2012: Vol. 336 no. 6087 pp. 1364-1365 WHO Warns of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that gonorrhea, which infects 106 million people in the world each year, could soon become untreatable. In its Global … Continue reading

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China the epicenter of bacteria resistant to all antibiotics

Mara Hyistendahl  Science 18 May 2012: Vol. 336 no. 6083 p. 795 China Takes Aim at Rampant Antibiotic Resistance Bacteria that cannot be stopped by common drugs are proliferating around the world (Science, 18 July 2008, p. 356). But a … Continue reading

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