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Latest Multiple drug resistance Stories

2011-02-24 19:03:47

Infections are among the most frequent complications of a stay in hospital and raise the complication and mortality rates.

2011-01-31 16:24:46

A School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis biophysicist has developed a new method to identify communication pathways connecting distant regions within proteins.

2011-01-06 12:48:49

Genetic resistance to antibiotics is not the only trick bacteria use to resist eradication– they also have a second defence strategy known as persistence that can kick in.

2010-12-15 15:06:48

Cold plasma jets could be a safe, effective alternative to antibiotics to treat multi-drug resistant infections.

2010-11-20 00:00:51

A new molecular simulation technique developed by researchers at RIKEN and Kyoto University has confirmed for the first time the function of the transporter protein AcrB in E. coli multidrug resistance.

2010-11-17 13:27:35

A key enzyme in Mycobacterium tuberculosis that enables the microbe to reproduce rapidly could be a golden target for new drugs against tuberculosis (TB).

2010-11-15 11:02:00

Agency partners with CDC to kick off Get Smart about Antibiotics Week SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year, millions of antibiotics will be prescribed. Antibiotics can be used to treat bacterial infections; however, they are commonly over-prescribed.

2010-11-01 20:55:49

Short courses of antibiotics can leave normal gut bacteria harbouring antibiotic resistance genes for up to two years after treatment.

2010-09-22 19:38:12

A team at The Scripps Research Institute has detailed the structure of a member of the only remaining class of multidrug resistance transporters left to be described.

2010-09-14 23:19:13

Antibiotics can work miracles, knocking out common infections like bronchitis and tonsillitis.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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