Latest Multiple drug resistance Stories
Genetic resistance to antibiotics is not the only trick bacteria use to resist eradicationâ€“ they also have a second defence strategy known as persistence that can kick in.
Cold plasma jets could be a safe, effective alternative to antibiotics to treat multi-drug resistant infections.
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.
A key enzyme in Mycobacterium tuberculosis that enables the microbe to reproduce rapidly could be a golden target for new drugs against tuberculosis (TB).
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.
Short courses of antibiotics can leave normal gut bacteria harbouring antibiotic resistance genes for up to two years after treatment.
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.
Antibiotics can work miracles, knocking out common infections like bronchitis and tonsillitis.
BOSTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the Company's lead product, PTK 0796, a first-in-class aminomethylcycline, will be the subject of several poster presentations at the 50th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC). Dr.
Cockroaches could be more of a health benefit than a health hazard according to scientists from the University of Nottingham, who have discovered powerful antibiotic properties in the brains of cockroaches and locusts.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.