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Engineered viruses could fight drug resistance

October 5, 2019

In the battle against antibiotic resistance, many scientists have been trying to deploy naturally occurring viruses called bacteriophages…
Malaria could be felled by an Antarctic sea sponge

September 16, 2019

The frigid waters of the Antarctic may yield a treatment for a deadly disease that affects populations in…
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…
NIH, Cincinnati Children’s scientists develop potential strategy against leukemia drug resistance

September 5, 2019

Scientists from the National Institutes of Health and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have devised a potential treatment…
Rice University, UTHealth search for clues to fight antibiotic resistance

August 13, 2019

To combat the rise of drug-resistant bacteria, researchers are examining how one superbug adapts to fight an antibiotic…
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…
Researcher teams up with Toronto biotech firm to tackle treatment-resistant lung cancer

July 23, 2019

Igor Stagljar, a professor at the University of Toronto’s Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, and Toronto-based…
Chance discovery could lead to breakthrough in battle against drug-resistant parasites

July 9, 2019

Andrew Fraser did not set out to study parasites, but when his team stumbled on an intriguing finding he…
Fighting drug resistance with fast, artificial enhancement of natural products

July 8, 2019

Researchers in Japan have identified multiple promising new drug candidates to treat antibiotic-resistant infections, including the superbug MRSA…
NIH launches large TB prevention trial for people exposed to multidrug-resistant TB

June 26, 2019

A large clinical trial to assess treatments for preventing people at high risk from developing multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)…
TB is changing. So is science.

June 25, 2019

For a time when Elizabeth Campbell was in her early 20s, any sweat that trickled down her brow…
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…
Researchers identify compounds that starve melanoma cancer cells of energy

June 20, 2019

Researchers at Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University have found a possible counterpunch to the…
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…
Quick DNA test for malaria drug resistance is life-saver, holds promise for other diseases

June 14, 2019

One of the keys to quickly diagnosing anti-malarial drug resistance — potentially saving lives — lies in testing…
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Researchers synthesize healing compounds in scorpion venom

June 12, 2019

A scorpion native to Eastern Mexico may have more than just toxin in its sting. Researchers at Stanford…
New treatment option for Multi-Drug Resistant Infections developed

May 31, 2019

A new study, published in ‘Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy’ conducted by a University of Liverpool led research consortium, has helped…
Drug-resistant infections: If you can’t beat ‘em, starve ‘em, scientists find

May 27, 2019

How do you fight a fungal infection that is becoming increasingly resistant to medicine? By starving it, found…
CRISPR Fingers Drug-Resistant Microbes in a ‘FLASH’

May 24, 2019

A research team led by scientists at UC San Francisco and the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub has developed a…
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…
Mining microbial treasures from toxic sites

May 9, 2019

Filled with a noxious brew of copper, cadmium and arsenic, with a pH rivaling that of sulfuric acid,…
Drug-resistant tuberculosis reversed in lab

May 8, 2019

New strategy may improve treatment for deadly infection. About 1.5 million people died of tuberculosis (TB) in 2017,…
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.…
Got Resistance?

April 30, 2019

One of the greatest challenges in treating tuberculosis—the top infectious killer worldwide—is the bacterium’s ability to shapeshift rapidly and…
Tiny Earth: Advancing antibiotic discoveries through undergraduate research

April 30, 2019

More and more bacteria are becoming resistant to traditional antibiotics, and this resistance has become a focal point…
Fuel for Drug Resistance

April 19, 2019

About one in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. The vast majority…
‘Superbugs’ Found on Patients’ Hands and What They Touch

April 18, 2019

For decades, hospitals have worked to get doctors, nurses and others to wash their hands and prevent the…
Fish slime: An untapped source of potential new antibiotics

April 5, 2019

As current antibiotics dwindle in effectiveness against multidrug-resistant pathogens, researchers are seeking potential replacements in some unlikely places.…
Study Shows Asia, Africa, South America Have Highest Antimicrobial Resistance Levels

March 28, 2019

Antimicrobial resistance occurs when previously successful treatments to combat microorganisms — including bacteria, viruses and some kinds of…
Drug-resistant superbug gene discovered in UK dog for first time

March 21, 2019

Bacteria that are resistant to a class of powerful ‘last resort’ antibiotics – carbapenems – have been recently…
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