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2014-10-14 16:26:13

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Use this report to:- Identify the major market trends and the factors driving or inhibiting the growth of the global pharmaceutical antibiotics market and its various submarkets.- Learn about developments of novel antibiotics to combat multidrug-resistant strains.- Gain information on the market structure, various subsegments of the global antibiotics market. Highlights- The global systemic antibiotics market was valued at $39.6 billion in 2013...

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2014-10-08 08:50:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Every day, your doctor makes hundreds of decisions concerning the health of his or her patients. The cumulative effect of this decision overload causes stress and fatigue, which can lead to poor choices later in the day, according to a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). The study, published in a recent issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, reveals that doctors appear to "wear down" during their morning and afternoon clinic...

2014-10-06 23:01:58

Topical report “Hospital Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infections - Pipeline Review, H2 2014” worked out by Global Markets Direct is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (HA-MRSA) is potentially lethal strain of Staph aureus which is resistant to some antibiotics. This superbug has become a frequent guest in many medical facilities, representing a surging...

2014-10-01 08:32:32

CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 'The MRSA Epidemic - A Call to Action' is this year's global theme. United States government MRSA infection rates are vastly inaccurate and under reported in the United States with a significant lack of transparency worldwide. "MRSA must immediately become a top political priority," states Jeanine R. Thomas, founder of MRSA Survivors Network and World MRSA Day. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has responded to the...

2014-09-19 08:26:21

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, issued the following statement today in support of President Barack Obama's Executive Order Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. "As the global leader in rapid diagnostics for infectious disease, we commend the President for establishing a national strategy to address the serious threat of antibiotic resistance. We look forward to continuing to work with the Administration...

2014-09-18 16:27:43

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jeffrey Levi, PhD, executive director of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) on actions from the White House and the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) report on antibiotic resistance. "TFAH commends the White House for the Executive Order and national strategy and PCAST for their new report on antibiotic resistance. Together, these actions recognize that antibiotic...

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2014-09-18 02:30:21

Anna Perman, BioMed Central Transmission of bacterial infections, including MRSA and MSSA could be curbed by coating hospital surfaces with microscopic bumps that mimic the scaly surface of shark skin, according to research published in the open access journal Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. The study modelled how well different materials prevented the spread of human disease bacteria through touching, sneezes or spillages. The micropattern, named Sharklet™, is an...

2014-09-17 08:30:09

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "MRSA is the number one pathogen that is killing patients in U.S. healthcare facilities and continues to spread in the community," states Jeanine R. Thomas, founder of MRSA Survivors Network and the national spokesperson. Methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and antibiotic resistance must be a top political priority. Join us in the fight against MRSA and antibiotic resistance at the Six Annual World MRSA Day and...

2014-09-17 04:21:26

GLASGOW, Scotland, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First antibacterial with a new mode of action from a truly novel class of anti-infective in over a decade MGB Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing a truly novel class of anti-infectives, announces today that it has secured GBP4.0m ($6.4m) to advance the development of its lead antibacterial, MGB-BP-3, against a range of Gram-positive infections including Clostridium...

2014-09-16 08:30:15

Funding to Support Development of New Treatments for Drug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synereca Pharmaceutics, Inc. (SPI), a research-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel orally active drugs that restore or increase the effectiveness of existing antibiotics, announced today a $1.4 million convertible debt financing. Accele Venture Partners, the investing arm of life sciences accelerator Accele Biopharma, Inc.,...


Latest Antibiotic resistance Reference Libraries

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2011-04-26 21:07:20

Enterococcus is a Gram-positive, commensal bacterium inhabiting the gastrointestinal tracts of humans and other mammals. It is a main constituent of some probiotic food supplements. E. faecalis can cause life-threatening infections in humans, especially in the nosocomial environment, where the naturally high levels of antibiotic resistance found in E. faecalis contribute to its pathogenicity. It is frequently found in root canal-treated teeth in prevalence values ranging from 30% to 90% of...

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2011-04-15 14:54:29

Escherichia coli is a Gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms. Most strains are harmless; however, some such as O157:H7 can cause food poisoning in humans and are often responsible for product recalls. The normal flora of the gut normally contains the harmless strains and often provide K2 to the body. They are not always confined to the intestine and have the ability to survive briefly outside of the body. It grows easily...

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