Superbugs

Microorganisms in extreme environments
  • 299 Pages
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  • English

Springer-Verlag
Microbiology, Extreme environments, Microorganisms, Physi
The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9036746M
ISBN 104762246522
ISBN 139784762246524

"Superbugs," his third book, continues his upwards trajectory as a storyteller capable of tackling staggeringly complex issues with subtlety you would not expect from a medical professional. "Superbugs" deserves the attention of even the casual reader not typically interested in medical/scientific works/5(59).

A New York Times bestselling author shares this Superbugs book story of cutting-edge science and the race against the clock Superbugs book find new treatments in the fight against the antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs. Written by Matt McCarthy M.D.

this book is a narrative of how a practicing doctor who is also a professor of medicine takes on the endless battle against the bacterial superbugs that threaten our very existence.4/5.

“Written from the front lines in the battle against resistant microbes, Superbugs will educate and inspire all those concerned about the growing threat to individuals and society. McCarthy offers a fast paced, vivid narrative that grips the reader from the opening pages and never lets go.”—/5(23).

Superbugs provides a set of policy prescriptions, framed in pragmatic terms meant to motivate self-interested politicians.” ―Jerome Groopman, New York Review of Books “An immensely readable description of the challenges that encourage overuse of antibiotics and discourage new drug development Cited by: 2.

Superbugs - it may sound like another sci-fi superhero movie, but physician and author Matt McCarthy warns that the topic of lethal bacteria is not to be taken lightly. In his new book, "Superbugs. Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic by Matt McCarthy Hardcover $ Customers who viewed this item also viewed Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed/5(53).

The pathogen is MRSA — methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus — and SUPERBUG is the first book to tell its intricate, threatening story in full. A USA Today Book Not to Miss “An amazing, informative book that changes our perspective on medicine, microbes and our future.”—Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Superbugs book of All Maladies “Written from the front lines in the battle against resistant microbes, Superbugs will educate and inspire all those concerned about the growing /5(54).

That pathogen is MRSA-methicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus aureus-and Superbug is the first book to tell the story of its shocking spread and the alarming danger it poses to us all. Doctors long thought that MRSA was confined to hospitals and clinics, infecting almost exclusively those who were either already ill or by:   A New York Times bestselling author shares this exhilarating story of cutting-edge science and the race against the clock to find new treatments in the fight against the antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as : Penguin Publishing Group.

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“An amazing, informative book that changes our perspective on medicine, microbes and our future.” The exhilarating story of the race against the clock to find new treatments in the fight against the antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs.

"Superbug" is written by science journalist Maryn McKenna. This book explores the stories of real-life patients of MRSA (an antibiotic-resistant bacterium) as 4/5.

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by Matt McCarthy. BUY NOW FROM In this eye-opening book, McCarthy (The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician’s First Year,etc.)—an assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell and a staff physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, where he is a member of the ethics committee.

Consumer Reports looks at the rise of superbugs, noting that these dangerous infections that are resistant to antibiotics are spreading and growing stronger, with dire consequences. Superbug book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(5).

This is an extract from Dr. Matt McCarthy's book Superbugs: The Race to Stop An Epidemic. We will record a video Q&A with him next week, so join the World Economic Forum Book Club to submit your questions to the author.

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It was just after dawn when I. With superb insight into one of the greatest health threats to humankind, Superbugs highlights the need for an integrated, multifaceted approach to treating drug-resistant infections. This riveting book makes a compelling case for action.

Peter PiotBrand: Harvard. In his new book, Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic, he offers a glimmer of hope: a new way to both cure and prevent future superbug infections with a single treatment. “An amazing, informative book that changes our perspective on medicine, microbes and our future.”— Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies “Written from the front lines in the battle against resistant microbes, Superbugs will educate and inspire all those concerned about the growing threat to individuals and society.

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And it is a rattling good read that will greatly shorten a long flight. Written by Matt McCarthy, a physician-scientist at Weill Cornell Medicine (New York, NY, USA), Superbugs is a vitally important tale of one arena in which the antimicrobial resistance crisis is.

"Superbugs" is a term used to describe strains of bacteria that are resistant to the majority of antibiotics commonly used today. Resistant bacteria that cause pneumonia, urinary tract infections and skin infections are just a few of the dangers we now face. Antibiotic resistance is a naturally occurring phenomenon that can be slowed, but not.

Superbug, a new book by journalist Maryn McKenna, tracks the spread of MRSA, the drug-resistant staph infection that seems to outwit every antibiotic thrown at it.

Superbugs Essay Words | 11 Pages. Superbugs: Overcoming the Resistance Bio 1M03 PBL Project Ma This report has been edited and approved by all contributing group members before submission. SuperBug, a stunning visual encyclopedia of the tiny creatures of the insect world, showcases incredible feats of endurance, defence, strength, and speed.

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The clinical challenges of fighting superbugs makes for a compelling listen. But the hidden gift of this book is its focus on Tom Walsh, the author’s mentor.

Walsh is an energetic polymath whose insight and expertise bring hope to hopeless cases, yet his relentless optimism can’t prevent him from absorbing the pain of suffering patients.

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Superbugs are strains of bacteria that are resistant to several types of antibiotics. Each year these drug-resistant bacteria infect more than 2 million people nationwide and kill at le, according to the U.S.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis, gonorrhea, and staph infections are.

A new book follows a crop of biotech start-ups as they race to turn tiny bacteriophage viruses into a new weapon against antibiotic resistance. So-called superbugs, bacteria that are resistant. Superbugs The Race to Stop An Epidemic (Book): McCarthy, Matt: "A New York Times bestselling author shares this exhilarating story of cutting-edge science and the race against the clock to find new treatments in the fight against the antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs.

Physician, researcher, and ethics professor Matt McCarthy is on the front lines of .According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) each year at least 2 million infections deaths are caused by antibiotic-resistant superbugs. Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are examples of these superbugs.Superbugs, bacterial infections and diseases that have become immune to current antibiotics, are becoming more common.

What makes a superbug and why are they becoming more frequent? Is there anything we can do to protect ourselves from superbugs? This exciting book answers these questions and more!