LONDON Superbug bacteria found in people, animals and food across the European Union pose an "alarming" threat to public and animal health having evolved to resist widely used antibiotics, disease and safety experts warned on Wednesday.
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GENEVA/BEIJING China is working to assess the prevalence of a new strain of H7N9 bird flu, state radio reported on Wednesday, after global health authorities said the strain had evolved into a more severe form in birds.
(Reuters Health) - A web-based program of exercise and coping skills training improves both function and pain in arthritic knees, a new study suggests.