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'
'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
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
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
‘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
Tests show that drug is effective against the same kind of chronic bacterial infections that have killed hospital patients
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.
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.