Antimicrobial resistance occurs when microorganisms — bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa — change in response to drugs and develop immunity to them.
AMR occurs when bacteria develop the ability to defeat drugs which have been designed to kill them.
Inhumane, unregulated animal agriculture practices in India extract a heavy toll on us, and the environment
The poultry industry has grown unregulated such that it impacts the weakest sections of society: residents near these farms, the environment and the birds themselves.
Multidrug-resistant pathogens are responsible for millions of resistant infections annually.
Researchers can now detect bacteria and their shape, can't pinpoint the type of species.
Resistance can be passed from bacteria to bacteria without transferring plasmid DNA: Study.
Antibiotic abuse can be curbed to a great extent if OTC antibiotics without prescriptions are barred.
The method doesn’t make permanent genome changes, affecting expression of bacterial genes instead
Bifidobacteria, which is resistant to tuberculosis drugs, has intrigued scientists for long.
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