Latest Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy Stories

2011-02-10 19:36:56

The realization of medically treating different children uniquely may start with one of the deadliest diseases in existence: tuberculosis.

2010-09-14 06:20:00

A new “superbug” from India that is resistant to every known antibiotic has sickened people in three states as it continues to spread throughout the globe, health officials said Monday.

2009-09-14 14:04:41

Oil-and-water-based nanoemulsion could be more effective than commonly used lotions.

2009-09-14 11:20:00

Researchers reported on Sunday a new experimental flu drug that can stop the swine flu virus from infecting cells and it even seems capable of keeping it from mutating into drug-resistant forms.

2009-09-13 08:19:15

Mayo Clinic researchers say that "teachable software" designed to mimic the human brain may help them diagnose cardiac infections without an invasive exam.

2009-02-04 15:20:00

University of Michigan scientists report highly encouraging evidence that a super-fine oil-and-water emulsion, already shown to kill many other microbes, may be able to quell the ravaging, often drug-resistant infections that cause nearly all cystic fibrosis deaths.

2005-11-17 14:22:55

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Once-daily use of a new extended release (ER) formulation of the antibiotic ciprofloxacin is as effective as twice-daily intermediate-release (IR) ciprofloxacin in clearing up urinary infection in women, according to researchers.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.