The bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea is resistant to multiple standard antibiotics and now threatens to develop resistance against ceftriaxone, which is on the World Health...

Health departments working with CDC’s Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Lab Network found more than 220 instances of germs with “unusual” antibiotic resistance genes in the United States last year, according...

UK health officials are reporting a confirmed multi-drug-resistant isolate of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a heterosexual man recently. He reported one regular female partner in the UK, and a female sexual...

Despite the threat of a global health crisis in antibiotic resistance, worldwide use of antibiotics in humans soared 39 percent between 2000 and 2015, fueled by dramatic increases in low-income and middle-income...

An Institut Pasteur-CNRS research team has characterized a Staphylococcus aureus gene involved in virulence, biofilm formation and resistance to certain antibiotics. These results open up new avenues...

The FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, which passed the Senate and the House last week and was signed into law by President Trump includes approximately $1.3 trillion in overall spending. There are a...

A “game changing” new antibiotic which is capable of killing superbugs has been successfully synthesized and used to treat an infection for the first time — and could lead to the first...

Researchers are developing a promising alternative to antibiotic treatment for infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria resistant to carbapenem antibiotics. The approach uses antibodies to...

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced his legislation to protect Ohioans from deadly “superbugs” by combatting antibiotic resistance. Misuse and overuse of antibiotics to fight disease have led...

New research led by scientists from The École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne isolated, sequenced and analyzed the genomes of 154 strains of M. leprae from around the world. The study, published...