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
The scariest thing is that we’ve known about this possible outcome for decades and done nothing to prevent it
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.
Elaine Seaborne, 67, was forced to the ground and suffered serious bite injuries
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
A nurse who was arrested and then later freed over the alleged poisoning deaths of hospital patients is to sue the police.
Incentive payments encourage GPs to closely monitor adult patients – but not children
Doctors warn virulent strain of lung disease could get out of control
Drastic warnings from the Government’s Chief Medical Officer about the coming threat from antibiotic-resistant bacteria were echoed today by the Health Protection Agency.
Britain's health system could slip back by 200 years unless the "catastrophic threat" of antibiotic resistance is successfully tackled, the Government's Chief Medical Officer warns today.