Latest Multiple drug resistance Stories

2010-09-10 06:30:00

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.

2010-09-07 15:27:03

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.

2010-09-07 09:10:00

They reportedly can go 45 minutes without air, they can go for up to a month without food, and an old urban legend suggests that they might even be able to survive a nuclear war.

2010-09-02 08:45:00

An antibacterial peptide shows promise as an effective therapy against infections in burn or blast wounds suffered by soldiers.

2010-08-26 22:30:54

Scientists today reported that frog skin contains natural substances that could be the basis for a powerful new genre of antibiotics.

2010-08-21 08:38:14

A new superbug that is resistant to a host of drugs has surfaced in South Asia and as it began to spread the UN’s health agency on Friday called on health officials around the world to monitor the situation closely.

2010-07-13 13:45:00

Requests Come on Eve of Congressional Hearing on Use of Antibiotics in Agriculture WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1000 physicians and other clinicians, including nurses, have signed statements asking Congress to pass legislation to reduce the use of non-therapeutic antibiotics in food animals.

2010-06-17 07:43:41

Researchers have found antibiotic-resistant bacteria in seven species of sharks and redfish captured in waters off Belize, Florida, Louisiana and Massachusetts.

2010-05-19 11:23:10

Effect of antibiotic prescribing in primary care on antimicrobial resistance in individual patients: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

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  • 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.