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Immune cells in skin kill MRSA bacteria before they enter the body

October 31, 2019

A type of immune cell called neutrophils could be responsible for controlling bacterial numbers of an antibiotic-resistant strain…
Aptorum Group has initiated IND-Enabling Studies for its ALS-4 Candidate for the Treatment of MRSA infections

September 18, 2019

Aptorum Group Limited (Nasdaq: APM) (“Aptorum Group”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics to…
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…
Vaccine one step closer for one of the world’s biggest killers

May 28, 2019

The search for a global Streptococcus A vaccine has narrowed after researchers sequenced the DNA of more than 2000 samples…
Researchers cure drug-resistant infections without antibiotics

January 22, 2019

Biochemists, microbiologists, drug discovery experts and infectious disease doctors have teamed up in a new study that shows…
Multi-resistant bacteria with camouflage strategy

December 4, 2018

A new approach has been uncovered for treating infections caused by particularly dangerous bacteria. Researchers at the University…
The potentially deadly bacterium that’s on everyone’s skin

November 30, 2018

Forget MRSA and E.coli, there’s another bacterium that is becoming increasingly dangerous due to antibiotic resistance – and it’s…
How Mitochondria Deploy a Powerful Punch Against Life-Threatening Bacteria

November 19, 2018

The constant battle for dominance between disease-causing bacteria and our immune systems has led to the evolution of…
Stanford chemists develop a new way to treat potentially deadly antibiotic-resistant infections

November 12, 2018

With drug-resistant infections on the rise and the development of new antibiotics on the decline, the world could…
Weaponizing oxygen to kill infections and disease

August 28, 2018

The life-threatening bacteria called MRSA can cripple a hospital since it spreads quickly and is resistant to treatment.…
Lasting Effects of MRSA

January 26, 2018

Infections of the skin or other soft tissues by the hard-to-treat MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) bacteria appear to permanently…
MRSA survival chances predicted by DNA sequencing the superbug

August 8, 2017

Sequencing the DNA of the MRSA superbug can accurately identify patients most at risk of death and could…
Common antimicrobials help patients recover from MRSA abscesses

July 3, 2017

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria are resistant to multiple antibiotics and commonly cause skin infections that can lead…
Tick protein helps antibiotics combat MRSA super bug

April 27, 2017

A protein derived from ticks enhances the effectiveness of antibiotic treatment for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, according…
New antibiotic from bacteria found on an ant could beat MRSA

February 17, 2017

A new antibiotic, produced by bacteria found on a species of African ant, is very potent against antibiotic-resistant…
Silver Ion-Coated Medical Devices Could Fight MRSA While Creating New Bone

February 9, 2017

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections are caused by a type of staph bacteria that has become resistant to…
Researchers Kill MRSA with Tailored Chemistry

December 22, 2016

UConn medicinal chemists have developed experimental antibiotics that kill MRSA, a common and often deadly bacteria that causes…
Simple changes to antibiotic treatment of MRSA may help beat the bacteria

November 17, 2016

Microbiologists have identified how MRSA may be more effectively treated by modern-day antibiotics, if old-fashioned penicillin is also…
MRSA uses decoys to evade a last-resort antibiotic

October 24, 2016

The superbug MRSA uses decoys to evade a last-resort antibiotic, reveals new research The superbug MRSA uses decoys…
Scientists find a salty way to kill MRSA

August 16, 2016

Scientists have discovered a new way to attack Staphylococcus aureus bacteria. The team, from Imperial College London, have…
OU team develops new antibiotic to fight MRSA

May 18, 2016

A University of Oklahoma team of chemists has developed a new antibiotic formulation to fight the sometimes deadly…
Copper destroys MRSA at a touch

February 23, 2016

New research from the University of Southampton shows that copper can destroy MRSA spread by touching and fingertip…
Staphylococcus aureus being phagocytized

October 7, 2015

Produced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), this digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicts…
Combo of 3 antibiotics can kill deadly staph infections

September 15, 2015

Three antibiotics that, individually, are not effective against a drug-resistant staph infection can kill the deadly pathogen when…
New drug approach could offer relief to patients, hospitals fighting antibiotic resistance

September 14, 2015

Virginia Tech researchers have discovered a new group of antibiotics that may provide relief to some of the…
Gel filled with nanosponges cleans up MRSA infections

May 19, 2015

Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego developed a gel filled with toxin-absorbing nanosponges that could lead…
Tapeworm drug shows promise against MRSA

April 25, 2015

A new study provides evidence from lab experiments that a drug already used in people to fight tapeworms…
Battling superbugs

September 24, 2014

In recent years, new strains of bacteria have emerged that resist even the most powerful antibiotics. Each year,…
New answer to MRSA, other ‘superbug’ infections: clay minerals?

July 20, 2014

Researchers discover natural clay deposits with antibacterial properties Superbugs, they’re called: Pathogens, or disease-causing microorganisms, resistant to multiple…
Antibiotic overuse continues to surge, especially in the elderly

June 16, 2014

Antibiotics account for some of the most common prescriptions in the US and worldwide – however, a lot…
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