antibiotic resistance http://kbia.org en American Medical Association seeks stricter rules for antibiotics in farm animals http://kbia.org/post/american-medical-association-seeks-stricter-rules-antibiotics-farm-animals <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">The largest association of U.S. physicians is calling for tighter rules on antibiotic use in livestock.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:47:13 +0000 Kristofor Husted 55613 at http://kbia.org American Medical Association seeks stricter rules for antibiotics in farm animals Newscast for August 31, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-31-2012 <p>Regional news from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Koster won't file appeal for Carnahan on health ins. exchange ballot language</li><li>Akin runs, rides in rural NW Missouri parade</li><li>Soil may be a source of antibiotic resistance</li></ul> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:55:03 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 20367 at http://kbia.org Soil may be a source of antibiotic resistance http://kbia.org/post/soil-may-be-source-antibiotic-resistance Soil bacteria may be helping to make disease-causing bacteria resistant to antibiotics.<p>That’s according to <a href="http://www.sciencemag.org/content/337/6098/1107.abstract">a new study</a> out of Washington University.<p>Lead researcher, microbiologist <a href="http://pathology.wustl.edu/faculty/index.php?user=1427&#38;pageload=indi&#38;passed=&#38;sort=">Gautam Dantas</a>, says he and his colleagues found seven genes in farmland soil bacteria that are identical to genes in human pathogens – and that provide resistance to a wide range of antibiotics.<p>Dantas says the genes for antibiotic Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:22:58 +0000 Véronique LaCapra & Véronique LaCapra 20364 at http://kbia.org Soil may be a source of antibiotic resistance