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Latest Multiple drug resistance Stories

2011-11-29 10:48:46

A study to be published in the online journal mBio® on November 29 shows that adding antibiotics to swine feed causes microorganisms in the guts of these animals to start sharing genes that could spread antibiotic resistance.

2011-11-18 03:57:16

Many infections, even those caused by antibiotic-sensitive bacteria, resist treatment.

CDC Launches Electronic Antibiotic Tracking System In Hospitals
2011-11-15 06:41:53

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday that it is launching an electronic antibiotic tracking system to monitor antibiotic use in the nation’s hospitals.

2011-09-28 11:37:39

Breast cancer cells that mutate to resist drug treatment survive by establishing tiny pumps on their surface that reject the drugs as they penetrate the cell membrane – making the cancer insensitive to chemotherapy drugs even after repeated use.

2011-08-31 20:22:10

Scientists were surprised at how fast bacteria developed resistance to the miracle antibiotic drugs when they were developed less than a century ago.

2011-07-29 06:26:15

Antibiotic resistance is a global issue that has been aggravated by the recent mergence of multi-resistant bacteria (MRB) in hospitals, health care establishments, and homes.

2011-07-22 14:12:50

A recent study into the interactions between aminoglycoside antibiotics and their target site in bacteria used computer simulations to elucidate this mechanism and thereby suggest drug modifications.

2011-07-14 12:46:04

Hospitals struggle to prevent the infections that complicate treatment for cancer, joint replacement, heart surgery and other conditions.

2011-07-11 07:30:00

MONTREAL, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Sunshine Biopharma Inc.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.