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US-UK partnership to tackle antibiotic resistance

Financial Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
A US-UK public-private partnership will spend hundreds of millions of dollars over five years to tackle antibiotic resistance, a threat to public health worldwide. The Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator or Carb-X ...

UNMC researcher aims to find workable solution for tackling antibiotic resistance - ‎18 hours ago‎
Sam Sanderson, Ph.D., a research associate professor in the UNMC College of Pharmacy, recently secured an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to find a workable solution to the problem of antibiotic resistance. Dr. Sanderson, who is in the ...
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Scientists to United Nations: Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs are No Joke

Modern Farmer - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Here's some not-so-cheery news for your Wednesday: Each year across the globe more than 700,000 people die, including about 214,000 infants less than a month old, due to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. A recent UK government report determined these ...

New era in global fightback against deadly antibiotic resistance

Science Daily - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
... told delegates: "For the last decade agencies around the world have been expressing concern about over-use of antibiotics in human and animal health and the dramatically rising rates of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). "We are moving into a new era.

The fight against antibiotic resistance

Imperial College London - ‎9 hours ago‎
Dr Caroline Colijn, from the Department of Mathematics, has co-authored a paper with Dr Ted Cohen from Yale University entitled 'How competition governs whether moderate or aggressive treatment minimizes antibiotic resistance', which explores how we ...

Three-drug combinations could help counter antibiotic resistance, UCLA biologists report

UCLA Newsroom - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The research, reported in the journal Royal Society Interface, found that combinations of three different antibiotics can often overcome bacteria's resistance to antibiotics, even when none of the three antibiotics on their own - or even two of the ...
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Three-drug combo may help fight antibiotic resistance

The Indian Express - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Combinations of three different antibiotics can overcome bacteria's resistance to antibiotics, even when none of the three drugs on their own - or even two of the three together - is effective, scientists have found.

Found: Way to fight antibiotic resistance - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Los Angeles: Combinations of three different antibiotics can overcome bacteria's resistance to antibiotics, even when none of the three drugs on their own - or even two of the three together - is effective, scientists have found. Each year ...

Antibiotic resistance: a matter of life and death

Irish Times - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The availability of effective antibiotics is something we take for granted. But we only have to go back 70 years or so before the “golden era” of antibiotic discovery, to an age when infectious disease was the commonest cause of death in humans. As ...

Animals, Abattoirs and Antibiotic resistance

euronews - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Pigs are routinely prescribed large quantities of antibiotics, twice as much as human beings on average. The problem is that just like humans, animals also develop antibiotic resistance and that's how bacteria resistant to all antibiotics appear overtime.

Pneumonia discovery may offer way to boost body's defenses

Science Daily - ‎6 hours ago‎
The finding may offer a new way for doctors to boost patients' ability to fight off the life-threatening infection as bacteria become more and more resistant to antibiotics. "We're interested in seeing if there are things we an do to strengthen the ...

Minnesota Lab Joins Nationwide Antibiotic Resistance Network - ‎21 hours ago‎
The Minnesota Department of Health's Public Health Laboratory has joined a network of labs across the country working together on antibiotic resistance. This will help detect bacteria and stop outbreaks. Doctors tell 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS that there are ...

Antibiotic resistance - is the meat we eat fuelling a ticking health bomb?

euronews - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Fifty percent of the antibiotics produced in Europe are for livestock and experts say resistant bacteria is transmitted to humans through meat.

WATCH: See how a superbug is created

STAT - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
In the last few months, scientists have reported finding E. coli that are resistant to colistin, a last-resort antibiotic, twice in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also recently reported that Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the ...
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Antibiotic resistance raising the specter of 'untreatable gonorrhea'

Medical News Today - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
... options may be in jeopardy." The new evidence of emerging resistance suggests azithromycin will be next in the long line of antibiotics to which gonorrhea has become resistant. The STD is already resistant to penicillin, tetracycline, and ...

Breathing in Bile May Promote Lung Disease and Antibiotic Resistance in CF

Cystic Fibrosis News Today - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
When patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) breathe in small amounts of bile, some bacterial species switch to a chronic infection mode, aiding both bacterial colonization of the airways and the development of antibiotic resistance. The study, “Bile ...
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Three-drug cocktail could overcome antibiotic resistance

Digital Journal - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
In the study conducted by UCLA life scientists and published in the journal Royal Society Interface, it was found that a combination of three different antibiotics often overcame the bacteria's resistance, even when on their own, or even in ...

Will We See More Cases of Antibiotic-resistant Superbugs in the US? - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Jason C. Gallagher, PharmD, FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS, President, Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, in light of the recent antibiotic resistant superbug, shares if we will see more cases of antibiotic resistance in the United States. Interview ...

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Detected in Sewage Spill

HealthDay - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sewer line breaks can release antibiotic-resistant bacteria that pose a public health threat, a new study says.
USF researchers find dangerous bacteria after sewer spills