Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 22:25
A new animal study has revealed that the drug rapamycin, approved for use about 15 years ago, might help in the process of slow aging.
Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 13:43
Experts have highlighted the growing resistance to antibiotics and other drugs which require global response on the same scale as efforts to address climate change.
Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 12:09
Joining the global fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria, Canadian scientists have identified a small molecule that prevents bacteria from forming into biofilms, a frequent cause of infections.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 17:32
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned in its new report that resistance to antibiotics poses a serious global threat to public health.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 17:14
In a path-breaking research, scientists in the US have found that cow manure is a potential source of new types of antibiotic resistance genes that transfer to bacteria in the soils where food is grown.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 20:59
More kids in the US are developing infections caused by a concerning type of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that is on the rise, an alarming study has claimed.
Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 11:28
Our grandmothers have extolled the medicinal virtues of honey, for everything from cold and sore throats to colitis and even diabetes.
Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 19:04
Researchers have uncovered the system that allows the sharing of genetic material between bacteria - and therefore the spread of antibiotic resistance.