March 27, 2020

Fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) as a treatment for C. difficile infections has skyrocketed over the past decade. While it has saved tens of thousands of lives, FMT remains controversial and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been slow to formalize its regulatory status. This has left doctors, scientists, drug …

November 14, 2019

On November 13th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its second Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States (AR Threats Report). The report provides new national estimates of deaths and infections caused by antibiotic-resistant germs, and categorizes the top resistant germs based on level of concern to human …

November 11, 2019

We live among bacteria. And bacteria live on and within us. In fact, we rely on bacteria for aid in digestion, keeping our skin healthy and our metabolism functioning. But certain bacteria or too much of certain bacteria can cause us grievous harm. Our family learned that the hard way, …