Humans and Honeybees: What’s the Gut Connection?

For starters, it seems the overuse of antibiotics is harmful to both species, say researchers from the University of Texas…

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CDC Partners with Universities to Study Superbugs

Washington University and the University of Michigan are just two of the schools working in collaboration with the Centers for…

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Is the Key to Fighting Superbugs Right Under Our Noses?

Actually, it might be in our noses. Scientists in Germany have discovered a strain of bacterium hiding in the human…

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Study Finds Antibiotics May Increase Infection Risk

The next time your doc prescribes a round of antibiotics, here is something you may want to think about: a…

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Superbugs Common among Seniors, Handwashing is Key

Health care workers know about the importance of frequent handwashing, but after finding out that most seniors (nearly 25%) leave…

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Probiotics Becoming More Common in Hospital Treatment Plans

Something interesting is happening in hospitals across the country. According to a recent survey involving more than 140 hospitals in…

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Should We Rethink Giving Routine Antibiotics to Preemies?

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis believe it may be necessary—even critical—to change how we…

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Taking Antibiotics Can Change Your Gut Bacteria for Months

Antibiotics are beneficial in many cases, but taking them too often may be leading us down a harmful path. In…

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Lack of Gut Diversity in Infants Linked to Asthma Risk

A study shows babies may be more susceptible to chronic respiratory issues as they grow older because of a lack…

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Can Poop Transplants Help Wipe Out Superbugs?

Widespread antibiotic resistance is a major problem in America today. It happens when our bodies become resistant to the effects…

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5 Super Benefits Of Probiotics For Kids

Children are exposed to daily challenges to their immune and digestive systems, and probiotic supplements for kids are a safe…

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