Tag Archives: drug resistance

Wild deer carrying drug-resistant parasites between cattle and sheep farms

Animal Bytes is published freely by the British Society for Animal Science (BSAS). It’s there to let farmers and vets know what scientists are doing with funding from BSAS. Animal Bytes provides ‘short and incisive updates on topical themes and … Continue reading

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New Mapping Tool Tracks Insecticide Resistance In Malaria Carrying Mosquitoes

argylesock says… When I blog about human populations growing, it’s too easy for us in the rich world to assume that birth control can fix that. But it’s not so easy when you know that your kids will face a … Continue reading

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Antibiotic resistance – the impact of intensive farming on human health

Originally posted on SUSTAINABLE FARMING FOR FOOD AND HEALTH:
A report for the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics Compassion in World Farming, the Soil Association and Sustain Summary Scientists and leading figures are increasingly warning of a serious health crisis…

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When the drugs don’t work: Antibiotics in farming and medicine

Remember penicillin? If you’re old enough to remember that, you’re not young. The days are long gone when that wonder drug could cure diseases. Because bacteria are clever. Hit them with a chemical cosh and they evolve to resist it. … Continue reading

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