Irish dirt might cure the world of (most) multi-drug-resistant bacteria

Dirt me uuuuupppp.

Probiotics and breastfeeding help fight antibiotic resistance in children, study suggests

Results are promising, but keep in mind that the benefits of probiotics are oversold and exaggerated.

World-first case of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, identified in the UK

The man’s partner tested negative for infection, and authorities traced the man’s sexual partners to ensure that the strain didn’t spread.

British surfers are more prone to be antibiotic resistant bacteria carriers

A new study shows that surfers are three times more likely to harbor very resistant types of E. coli. 

Patient saved from antibiotic-resistant infection with novel bacteriophage treatment.

A dramatic case with a happy ending. Antibiotic resistance is growing and threatens to kill 50 million people by 2050.