Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' Now Widespread in Pigs, Can Jump to Humans
WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2022 – A strain of the superbug MRSA has emerged in pigs that is highly resistant to antibiotics and a growing cause of human infections.
University of Cambridge researchers said this particular strain of MRSA, short for...
CDC Says Mystery Listeria Outbreak Has Killed 1, Hospitalized 22
FRIDAY, July 1, 2022 – At least 23 people in 10 states have been sickened and one of them has died in a listeria outbreak which may have originated in Florida, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.
Although the cause of the outbreak...
Health Highlights: June 30, 2022
Brain changes link menopause with higher Alzheimer's risk. Women who've gone through menopause have more white matter hyperintensities -- tiny dementia-linked lesions seen on scans -- in their brains than premenopausal women or men of the same age,...