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WALTHAM, Mass., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc.
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President Answers Questions About New National Action Plan NEW YORK, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp.
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.
Data Demonstrate Potency and Selectivity of Targetable, Highly Precise Antibacterials with Applications in Bacterial Disease and Microbiome Research SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March
Uh oh. The use of so many antibiotics is continuing to add to the global problem of antibiotic resistance.
-- Supportive Evidence for No Active Enzyme Absorption into Bloodstream Observed in Phase 1 Studies -- ROCKVILLE, Md., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Targeting deadly, drug-resistant bacteria poses a serious challenge to researchers looking for antibiotics that can kill pathogens without causing collateral damage in human cells. A team of Boston College chemists details a new approach using a "warhead" molecule to attack bacteria -- and spare healthy human cells -- by targeting a pair of lipids found on the surface of deadly germs, according to a report today in the journal Nature Communications.
ROCKVILLE, Md., March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc.
CAMBRIDGE, England, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Phico Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing a novel platform technology for a new generation of antibiotics
Staphylococcus epidermidis is one of thirty-three known species belonging to the genus Staphylococcus. It is part of our skin flora and can also be found in the mucous membranes and in animals. It is the most common species found in laboratory test due to contamination. It is not usually pathogenic; however, patients with a compromised immune system often risk infection. Infections can be both nosocomial and community acquired and are more of a threat to hospital patients. Hospitals carry...
Clostridium difficile, also known as "CDF/cdf", or "C. diff", is a Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Clostridium that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora are wiped out by antibiotics. They are anaerobic, spore-forming rods and is the most serious cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and potentially to pseudomembranous colitis. C. difficile bacteria naturally resides in the gut of a small percentage of the adult population. Others...
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