June 23, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration announced that it has approved Sivextro (tedizolid phosphate), an antibacterial drug.

March 10, 2014

The majority of pediatric bacterial infections that cause severe diarrhea and are potentially life-threatening occur among children who recently took antibiotics prescribed by doctors for other conditions, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published this week in Pediatrics.

September 17, 2013

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria sicken more than 2 million people per year and kill at least 23,000, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

May 21, 2013

Vitamin C can kill a virulent form of tuberculosis, researchers in New York have found.