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Antibiotic Resistance

They’re faster, often cheaper, and largely more convenient: urgent care centers are cropping up all over the US. But beware: new research has uncovered that urgent care centers prescribe antibiotics at almost twice the rate of ERs and almost three times the rate of your average office doctor. The extra prescriptions are of course going […]

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It may have been discovered in the 1980s, but a diagnostic test was only developed in the last year, and you’ve probably never heard of it—it’s mycoplasma genitalium. Mycoplasma genitalium is an STI. Like most STIs, there’s been a boost in transmission as the world has grown smaller thanks to the internet. With vague symptoms, […]

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Last year, specialists declared the turning point (for the worse) in our battle against antibiotic resistant bacteria. It was predicted 5 years before that, but preventative changes were too little, too late. Fortunately, you can still make changes to protect yourself, like supporting your immune system with colloidal silver.

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Last year was a banner year for antibiotic resistance; it was right at the early mark for what superbug experts predicted, and tests revealed widespread bacteria carrying some pretty savvy genes for surviving antibiotics. Now, patients with untreatable illnesses are turning up in hospitals. Here are some answers to common questions:

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2017 was predicted to be the year that antibiotic resistance really took a turn for the worse… and they were mostly right. A strain of E. coli was found in China that carried a gene making it resistant to some of our last line of antibiotics; the antibiotics so strong they carry side-effects almost as […]

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