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Killer Superbugs

The Story of Drug-Resistant Diseases (Issues in Focus)

by Nancy Day

  • 260 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health & Daily Living - Diseases,
  • Technology - Medicine,
  • Science & Nature - Biology,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • Antibiotics,
  • Drug Resistance, Microbial,
  • Drug resistance in microorgani,
  • Drug resistance in microorganisms,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Popular Works,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10936827M
    ISBN 100766015882
    ISBN 109780766015883
    OCLC/WorldCa45629762

      Dangerous superbugs kill more people than previously thought, according to a new report from the CDC on antibiotic resistance. More than . However, superbugs can easily resist two different antibiotic treatments, so the researchers in Tokyo aimed to synthesize a better version of lysocin e. Image: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Lysocin E is a large ring-shaped molecule with 12 side chains. The "one bead one compound" method creates variations of the structural.

    News > Science Antibiotic resistance: Superbugs can be killed by modifying existing drugs, scientists discover. One type of antibiotic is found to kill bacteria by ripping it open by brute force.   The last thing the hospital needed, she thought, was a swarm of reporters generating panic over a killer superbug that could be spreading through the .

      Superbugs are become resistant to antibiotics. More bacteria are resistant to existing antibiotics than ever. As a result, superbugs are popping up in hospitals and the outside world.   DRAGON'S blood could be the next weapon against killer superbugs after scientists found Komodo dragons have anti-bacterial blood. PUBLISHED: , Thu, | UPDATED: , Thu, Feb


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Killer Superbugs book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. -- These overpage titles present the facts and analyze some of the m 5/5. In the pages of Superbugs, this gifted author and clinician weaves compelling stories of drug resistant infections, the human crises that ensue, and the search for new treatments to relieve suffering and prevent death.

All this is achieved in an accessible, riveting by: 1. Killer Superbugs: The Story of Drug-Resistant Diseases (Issues in Focus) Library Binding – October 1, by Nancy Day (Author) › Visit Amazon's Nancy Day Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Nancy Day. Opinion: Killer superbugs are coming for you Drug-resistant microbes infect almost 3 million Americans each year and killof them.

(Getty Images) By Greg Frank. Dec. 23, Author: Greg Frank. Aimed at readers with a serious academic or personal interest in the topic, this entry in the Investigating Diseases series methodically presents medical and statistical information about major kinds of tuberculosis, malaria, AIDS/HIV, and other persistent bacterial, viral, and parasitic pandemics worldwide that are becoming ominously resistant to once-effective treatments.

A New York Times bestselling author shares this exhilarating story of cutting-edge science and the race against the clock to find new treatments in the fight against the antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs. The medical journey is chronicled in the couple’s new book, “The Perfect Predator: A Scientist's Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug.” Strathdee.

But COVID isn’t the only invisible killer we need to worry about. Drug-resistant bacteria, fungi, and other microbes -- collectively known as “superbugs” -- infect nearly 3 million.

Candida auris, which preys on people with weakened immune systems, was first identified in and first seen in this country in Since then, it has caused at least illnesses in the U.S. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria — superbugs — are medical monsters of our own design.

The typical phage depicted in science books and as phage centers and hunter-killer. Killer superbugs: the story of drug-resistant diseases. [Nancy Day] -- Not so long ago, antibiotics were considered miracle cures. The introduction of penicillin turned once fatal infections into minor problems.

Tuberculosis, a fatal disease of the early twentieth. Written by Matt McCarthy M.D. this book is a narrative of how a practicing doctor who is also a professor of medicine takes on the endless battle against the bacterial superbugs that threaten our very existence.4/5(91).

Matt McCarthy's book "Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic" was translated into Korean and published recently by local publishing house Next Wave Media. The work by the American physician and infectious diseases expert couldn't be timelier, as the nation has been grappling with the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Could antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" become a bigger killer than cancer. Antibiotics have saved hundreds of millions of lives. But their continued, widespread use has led to. When tested in mice, the molecule treated the gastrointestinal bug clostridium difficile, a common killer of hospitalized patients.

Environmental standards do not feature in international regulations governing drug production. Industrial pollution from Indian pharmaceutical companies making medicines for nearly all the world’s major drug companies is fueling the creation of deadly superbugs, suggests new health authorities have no regulations in place to stop this happening.

They have developed numerous other characteristics that make them true killer bugs, the scourge of hospitals and communities around the world. In her book, Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA (Free Press, ), award-winning science journalist, Maryn McKenna, meticulously lays out in graphic detail the inner workings of MRSA.

Matt McCarthy's book "Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic" was translated into Korean and published recently by local publishing house Next Wave Media. The work by. 3 ways to survive a killer superbug infection.

July 7, 5 easy facts to explain: what are superbugs. J 8 Things You Need to Know about Hospital Acquired Infections. J EDITOR PICK'S. 10 unexpected answers to the question: what are the symptoms of Candida Auris.

Schooley, who now travels across the U.S. educating medical groups about phage, says tackling the superbug problem will require more education as. Ten million people could die every year from onward unless sweeping global changes are made to slow an increasing resistance to antibiotics that has allowed the emergence of killer "superbugs," said Agence Presse-France in reporting on a new study out on Thursday.

A million people have already died of antimicrobial resistance just since the study's review started in mid  'Superbugs' Book Chronicles Rise Of Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens NPR's Don Gonyea speaks with Dr. Matt McCarthy about his book Superbugs: The Race to Stop an hy explains how these.

Superbugs? Antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. “Bald owns this book which he ordered Cild to compile.” A study found that the Bald’s eyesalve was a potent killer of.