Superbugs

Use Antibiotics Wisely To Reduce Drug-Resistance

Use Antibiotics Wisely To Reduce Drug-Resistance

There’s no question that antibiotics when given appropriately, save lives. But they’re not always used appropriately. Antibiotic overuse doesn’t just lead to drug-resistant superbugs, it may also permanently wipe out the body’s good bacteria. We…


Maple Syrup Can Boost The Efficacy Of Antibiotics

Maple Syrup Can Boost The Efficacy Of Antibiotics

New research shows that the phenolic extract from maple syrup can boost antibiotics’ efficacy in fighting off infection. They found that the extract increased the permeability of the bacteria, suggesting that it helps antibiotics gain…



New Star-Shaped Polymers May Spell End For Antibiotics

New Star-Shaped Polymers May Spell End For Antibiotics

Scientists claim to have developed tiny, star-shaped molecules which may effectively wipe out deadly bacteria that can no longer be killed by current antibiotics. The study holds promise for a new treatment method against antibiotic-resistant…