Cause of Antibiotic Resistance Has Been Identified

Antibiotic resistence.

The World Health Organization has identified antibiotic resistance as one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today. (Image: via Newcastle University)

Antibiotics Found in Rivers Around the World Exceeding ‘Safe’ Levels

A river at sunset.

Concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels by up to 300 times, the first-ever global study has discovered. (Image: Larisa-K via Pixabay)

Canada’s Imported Shrimp Bring Along Many Superbugs as Well

A plate of boiled shrimp.

Canadians love shrimp so much that they import US$700 million worth of the seafood every year (Image: shenfei337 via Pixabay)

Antibiotic Resistance Is Spreading From Wastewater Treatment Plants

The products of wastewater treatment have been found to contain trace amounts of antibiotic-resistant DNA. (Image: jarmoluk via Pixabay)

Antibiotics Are Proven Ineffective for Coughs

As more research is done regarding so-called non-traditional healthcare, doctors and scientists are rediscovering old treatments that are increasingly supplanting today’s standard treatments for a number of conditions. (Image: pixabay)