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Latest Antibiotic resistance Stories

2013-09-20 08:24:58

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of biologics focused on the prevention and treatment of serious infectious diseases, has issued a response to the recent report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) earlier this week that detailed the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant "super bugs" (see here: Untreatable: Report by CDC details today's drug-resistant health threats). (Logo:...

2013-09-19 16:26:56

Family Farm Organization Calls on FDA to Take Swift Regulatory Action SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the first-ever Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on antibiotic resistance, released earlier this week, Farm Aid issued a statement from the site of its annual benefit concert, scheduled for Sept. 21, calling for further investigation of factory farm-related health issues and an immediate curtailing by the U.S....

2013-09-17 16:25:34

Organic offers clear choice for those seeking foods produced without this use WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pointing out that every year more than two million people in the United States get infections resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a result, a new report issued this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls for phasing out the routine use of antibiotics in industrial livestock production that has been...

Antibiotic Resistance Threats In The US: CDC
2013-09-17 05:04:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” kill approximately 23,000 Americans each year, the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed on Monday. In addition, federal health officials also reported that at least two million people fall ill due to these bacterial infections, reports Mike Stobbe and Lindsey Tanner of the Associated Press (AP). This marks the first time that the CDC has released statistics addressing the...

2013-09-16 16:24:15

Consumers Union Calls For Stronger Action to Curb Antibiotic Overuse And To Prevent The Spread Of Deadly Infections in Hospitals WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that antibiotic resistance poses a serious threat to public health that is undermining our ability to treat infectious diseases and health care-acquired infections. The report notes that the use of antibiotics is the "single most...

2013-09-16 16:21:21

VANCOUVER, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") advises, further to its news release earlier today, a recording of the conference call to discuss Anglo American's withdrawal from the Pebble Project is posted on the Company's website at http://www.northerndynastyminerals.com/ndm/NewsReleases.asp?ReportID=603729 . SOURCE Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.

2013-09-13 13:24:38

More needs to be done to change patients' views though A local low-cost information campaign mainly targeted at citizens and involving doctors and pharmacists can significantly decrease total antibiotic prescribing, finds a paper published today on bmj.com. The excessive use of antibiotics is associated with resistance to these drugs and an increasing threat to global health. Antibiotics are also often unnecessarily and inappropriately prescribed. This is an issue that has been...

2013-09-10 23:20:32

A leader in infection surveillance and pharmacy stewardship software teams up with a top consultancy in medications management to help hospitals around the world address the complex clinical and data analysis challenges of antimicrobial stewardship and infectious disease management. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 ICNet® Systems, Inc., which provides infection surveillance and pharmacy stewardship software to more than 1,200 hospitals globally, and Visante®, Inc., a...

2013-09-10 14:13:20

Researchers have developed a new strategy for prescribing antibiotics that could reduce patient harm and help combat the rise in antibiotic resistance. A new study, which is due to be presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Annual Congress in Barcelona tomorrow (11 September 2013), found that a new prescribing protocol could significant reduce potential misuse of antibiotics. The research followed over 500 patients with lower respiratory tract infections during the course of...

2013-09-10 12:29:15

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakewood-Amedex Inc., a leading developer of novel anti-infective pharmaceuticals, announced today that in vitro studies demonstrate that its bisphosphocin class of antimicrobials is highly effective at killing bacteria established in biofilm. The results will be presented in a poster entitled "Novel Bisphosphocin(TM) Nu-3 Demonstrates Rapid Killing of Bacteria Encased in Biofilm In Vitro" on Friday, Sept 13(th) at the 53(rd) annual...


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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