5 articles
Antimalarial Drug Resistance in Cambodia
Jan 27, 2016 | Colleen Nguyen

An NIH study published in The Lancet Infectious Disease earlier this month indicates that the anti-malarial medication dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine...

Is MRSA the Godzilla of Superbugs?
May 20, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

It kills thousands of Americans every year and can't be stopped by most antibiotics. Our best defense right now is really good hand-washing. Will...

The Nearly Unstoppable Superbugs
May 13, 2013 | Anna Tomasulo

A particularly virulent type of bacteria called CREs, which include E. coli and Salmonella, is gaining in strength. Can we develop better antibiotics...

New Malaria Drug: A Step Towards Eradication?
Mar 29, 2013 | Lauren Edmundson

Malaria prevention and eradication has long been a goal of health officials around the world. New research shows promise: a compound with the...

First Cases of Vaccine-Resistant Whooping Cough Found in United States
Feb 8, 2013 | Lauren Edmundson

In a letter to the editor published in the New England Journal of Medicine, doctors have identified twelve cases of pertussis that do not respond to...