For certain groups, taking a course of antibiotics for appendicitis can be just as effective as surgery.
An excerpt from The Invention of Surgery, by David Schneider.
Here’s what you need to know about the bacteria, fungi, and viruses in your house.
New evidence reveals that sneaky cells allow diseases like UTIs to flare up over and over again.
Ophthalmologists are feeling inspired by the eyeball microbiome.
And that's a conservative estimate.
A new study suggests a cocktail of antibiotics can work just as well.
But even if they do, they're not our biggest concern.
Little bumps and blisters used to kill.
Researchers think the molecule might be better at keeping up with evolving bacteria.
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