The E.coli bacteria is more likely to be spread through poor toilet hygiene than undercooked meat or other food, according to new research.
One of Scotland's most highly-regarded scientists has warned that cows on the village street in Plockton could pose a potential health hazard for children under five and people over 70.
Aberdeen University researchers have claimed the use of disinfectants to clean hospitals and prevent the spread of infectious diseases should be regulated in a similar manner to how antibiotics are prescribed.
A giant inflatable sculpture of E.coli has been installed in a museum as the showpiece of its new exhibition on bacteria.
Thanks to lots of exciting new research and the rise of prebiotics, gut health has become a hot topic, and something many of us are starting to invest more time and money into – but with so much conflicting advice out there, it can be difficult to know what to believe.
The Prime Minister has warned that antibiotic resistance could soon cast the world "back into the dark ages of medicine", and the Chief Medical Officer has said it poses a threat as important and deadly as climate change and international terrorism.