'It paves the way for developing new-generation drugs'
Fluoroquinolones are becoming less effective in treating human infections, and critics say their excessive use on chickens is to blame
Researchers claim it could even fight terminal, 'incurable' diseases like sickle-cell anaemia
The newly-discovered gene was found in a hospital patient and samples of ground beef in Canada
The scariest thing is that we’ve known about this possible outcome for decades and done nothing to prevent it
The overuse of antibiotics to increase profits in the meat industry is responsible for the spread of drug resistant bacteria. We can only tackle the problem if we change what we eat
Public Health England urges owners of sick pets to ensure antiobiotics are used strictly as directed
More people suffered a 'significant antibiotic-resistant infection' – both in hospitals and the community – between 2010 and 2014
Elaine Seaborne, 67, was forced to the ground and suffered serious bite injuries
Tests show that drug is effective against the same kind of chronic bacterial infections that have killed hospital patients
Death of Temir Issakunov is the first case of bubonic plague in the country for over 30 years
The diseased animal - a ground squirrel - was found to be carrying the disease, which if not treated with antibiotics is usually fatal
A nurse who was arrested and then later freed over the alleged poisoning deaths of hospital patients is to sue the police.
Team Sky director Sir Dave Brailsford says the condition of Bradley Wiggins will be assessed overnight after the ailing Briton lost further ground on Vincenzo Nibali in the race for the overall lead in the Giro d'Italia.
Up to half a million patients with chronic low back pain may be suffering from an infection that can be treated with antibiotics.
The verdict is expected today at the inquest into an Indian woman who died after she was refused a termination in an Irish hospital.