Antibiotic resistance is making your UTI harder to treat.
China's dramatic response to a single case of plague is very telling.
Unstoppable mutant vermin and farm critters stir up health scares
The Black Plague, Third Pandemic and Spanish Flu wiped out hundreds of millions; they have nothing on today's worst diseases
Is flesh-eating bacteria really as scary as the new movie makes it seem? Popular Science investigates.
How to heal an infection that defies antibiotics? Another infection. Doctors in Eastern Europe have used lab-grown viruses to safely cure millions of wounds. So why can't we do the same here?
Researchers have discovered a new infection risk inside the body
Researchers Use Explosives To Break Up Biofilms And Reduce Antibiotic Resistance
Researchers are uncovering some pretty strange culprits behind the obesity epidemic—everything from air-conditioning to infectious love handles
An inventive alternative to antibiotics
Potentially exposed CDC workers seem okay and there's little danger to the general public, but the apparent lapse in safety procedures is surprising and serious.
As bacteria grow increasingly resistant to antibiotics, a synthetic molecule may be our best chance at fighting back
Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help prevent yeast infections
Gaps in infection control may lead to unwanted spread
As staph infections grow stronger and more prevalent, doctors are looking beyond antibiotics
Researchers have revealed how many of us could be carrying this potentially deadly pathogen
New research shows that some strains of bacteria can be tricked into killing off their own kind; it may have future applications in medicine