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Standardized Penicillin Allergy Testing: Impact on Clinical Outcomes and Healthcare Costs

September 30, 2019

Penicillin is one of the most commonly used antibiotics. Penicillin encompasses a large group of chemically related drugs…
Diet impacts the sensitivity of gut microbiome to antibiotics, study finds

September 24, 2019

Antibiotics change the kinds of bacteria in the mouse gut as well as the bacteria’s metabolism — but…
Biologists Untangle Growth and Defense in Maize, Define Key Antibiotic Pathways

September 24, 2019

In order to meet the demands of growing human populations, agricultural production must double within the next 30…
Researchers find new way to find antibiotics in dirt

September 18, 2019

Researchers at McMaster have designed a new way to rapidly identify antibiotics hidden in common dirt. Their method,…
X-ray Experiments Contribute to Studies of a Drug Now Approved to Combat Tuberculosis

September 13, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new antibiotic that, in combination with two existing antibiotics, can tackle…
Use of antibiotics in preemies has lasting, potentially harmful effects

September 10, 2019

Nearly all premature babies receive antibiotics in their first weeks of life to ward off or treat potentially…
Prolonged antibiotic treatment may alter preterm infants’ microbiome

September 10, 2019

Treating preterm infants with antibiotics for more than 20 months appears to promote the development of multidrug-resistant gut…
People’s response to flu vaccine influenced by gut microbes

September 9, 2019

Decimating levels of intestinal bacteria with antibiotics reduced the immune system’s responsiveness to a seasonal influenza vaccination, a…
Plant Research Could Benefit Wastewater Treatment, Biofuels and Antibiotics

September 6, 2019

Chinese and Rutgers scientists have discovered how aquatic plants cope with water pollution, a major ecological question that…
Gut makeup could make diarrhea less likely

August 16, 2019

Antibiotics are known to upset the balance of bacteria in the intestinal tract. In some cases, antibiotics can…
Researchers reveal the ancient natural history of antibiotic production and resistance

August 15, 2019

A study from McMaster has unearthed new details about the evolutionary history of both antibiotic production and resistance…
First pictures of enzyme that drives new class of antibiotics

August 5, 2019

Understanding how antibiotic scaffolds are constructed in nature can help scientists prospect for new classes of antibiotics through…
E. coli superbug strains can persist in healthy women’s guts

July 24, 2019

A recent study of over 1,000 healthy women with no symptoms of urinary tract infections showed nearly 9…
Helping robots to build new antibiotics

July 19, 2019

A team from The University of Manchester have engineered a common gut bacterium to produce a new class of antibiotics…
Bacterial defence construction revealed in step forward for new antibiotics

July 17, 2019

A crucial step in the way bacteria construct their defences has been revealed by an international team, including…
These New Antibiotics are Effective against Hard-to-Treat Bacteria and do not Trigger Resistance

July 15, 2019

A team of French researchers from the Inserm, Université de Rennes 1, and the Rennes Institute of Chemical…
Reducing antibiotic use

July 12, 2019

A simple finger-prick blood test could help prevent unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics for people with the lung condition…
Pneumonia Patients Get Too Many Antibiotics – Especially as They Leave the Hospital

July 10, 2019

A million times a year, pneumonia sends American adults to the hospital. And while antibiotics help save lives,…
Lipid bodies help antibiotics to kill TB infections

July 3, 2019

Researchers are a step closer to better understanding how to treat one of the world’s deadliest diseases tuberculosis…
Study detects residue of pesticides, antibiotics, and more growth hormone in conventional compared to organic milk

June 28, 2019

In a small study of milk collected from stores across the United States, researchers from Emory University found…
Eric Brown, professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences and member of the M.G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research at McMaster University. Photo by Kevin Patrick Robbins/McMaster University
Changing the way we search for antibiotics – with a $200, 3D-printed box

June 25, 2019

A small, black box developed in a McMaster University lab could change the way scientists search for new…
Urban wildlife could pose a significant ‘superbug’ threat

June 20, 2019

In the cities of developing nations, where unregulated antibiotic use is common and livestock jostle with people amid…
How customized antibiotic combinations could defeat ‘superbugs’

June 19, 2019

A sneaky form of antibiotic resistance called “heteroresistance” is more widespread than previously appreciated, scientists at the Emory…
Study details regulation of a multi-drug transporter

May 31, 2019

Vanderbilt University researchers have discovered how a protein pump distinguishes between chemicals that it will expel from a…
Antibiotic Alternative Scores Well in Second Round of Swine Trials

May 30, 2019

Travelling can be stressful experience—whether it be to a vacation spot or business destination. The stress of travel…
Antibiotics, Taken Strategically, Could Actually Help Defeat Antibiotic Resistance

May 21, 2019

In the war on antibiotic-resistant bacteria, it’s not just the antibiotics that are making the enemy stronger but…
Painting a fuller picture of how antibiotics act

May 13, 2019

Most antibiotics work by interfering with critical functions such as DNA replication or construction of the bacterial cell…
A beta-lactam ring is at the core of many antibiotics, including penicillin. Image credit: Caltech
Directed Evolution Opens Door to New Antibiotics

May 13, 2019

In the ongoing arms race with humans and their antibiotics on one side, and bacteria with their ability…
New antibiotic resistance gene discovered

May 8, 2019

While sifting through the bacterial genome of salmonella, Cornell food scientists discovered mcr-9, a new, stealthy jumping gene…
Antibiotics in wastewater: UB chemist investigates a disturbing trend

May 8, 2019

In the fight against antimicrobial resistance, wastewater is the battleground where University at Buffalo chemist Diana Aga works.…
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