Latest Antibiotic resistance Stories
We’ve all seen and probably ignored those lose weight, cure baldness or grow yourself a new face “with this one weird old trick” ads. But UK scientists were recently “astonished” by the effectiveness of a 9th century treatment for eye infections in combating an antibiotic-resistant superbug.
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Repeated use of some antibiotics could increase a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to research published online Tuesday in the European Journal of Endocrinology.
Uh oh. The use of so many antibiotics is continuing to add to the global problem of antibiotic resistance.
CHICAGO, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "MRSA is the number one problem (a medical error) in U.S.
CAMBRIDGE, England, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Phico Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing a novel platform technology for a new generation of antibiotics
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More than 100,000 of these infections developed among residents of U.S. nursing homes ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clostridium difficile (C.
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...
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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