Exclusive: Former Goldman Sachs chief says the danger to human health from antibiotic resistance is ‘a much more troubling train wreck’ than the financial crash of 2008
Research suggests pig factories may heavily use antibiotics on pigs as they often feature overcrowding which can lead to animals biting each other and subsequently spreading infection through their wounds. Many animals also have poor immune systems as they are taken from their mother while still suckling
The development of penicillin saw cases of the disease plummet, but some places proved 'more resilient' than others
George Osborne says the cost of doing nothing is 'too great'
The newly-discovered gene was found in a hospital patient and samples of ground beef in Canada
The strains carry a gene named mcr-1, which can spread rapidly between species, potentially leading to a super-resistant epidemic
Sometimes a pill can't fix us – we need long term treatment for our physical and mental health needs
Overuse of antibiotics has resulted in the evolution of new strains of immune bacteria
More people suffered a 'significant antibiotic-resistant infection' – both in hospitals and the community – between 2010 and 2014
John Weldon gave his ex-girlfriend a drug he believed would cause her to miscarry
‘Friendly’ black Labrador Gwen did not fight back because she was working and in her harness at the time
A hospital trust has apologised after a surgical glove was left inside a patient following an operation.
The diseased animal - a ground squirrel - was found to be carrying the disease, which if not treated with antibiotics is usually fatal
The star called in doctors after being taken ill during his European tour
Babies who are treated with antibiotics before they reach 12 months old are 40 per cent more likely to develop eczema, a new study has revealed.
Sometimes private clinics wouldn't bother suggesting a cheap drug like paracetamol when they could profit from prescribing more expensive versions