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Buffalo :: NY :: USA | 1 month ago

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Scientists at the University at Buffalo are turning to an old class of antibiotics to fight new superbugs resistant to modern medicine. A $4.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow UB researchers to develop new dosing

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You :: Burkina Faso | 9 months ago

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Now antibiotics have been ruined for all of us, according to a top doctor. The era of antibiotics is over, Dr Arjun Srinivasan, an associate director at the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention said in an interview with TV documentary program

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Shanghai :: China | 9 months ago

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Locked in a battle with an extremely drug-resistant superbug last year, doctors at the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center played one last card. They turned to colistin, as it's named, an antibiotic that is not a new creation.

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Canberra :: Australia | 1 year ago

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Medical experts have sounded alarm over a deadly new strain of antibiotic-resistant superbugs spread through food and even drinking water. The British chief medical officer has described the superbug threat as ranking with terrorism or global warming,

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Salt Lake City :: UT :: USA | almost 2 years ago

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The Salt Lake Tribune First Published 47 minutes ago Updated 1 minute ago In the 75 years since their introduction, antibiotics have saved countless lives by killing bacteria that cause infections. But heavy use has enabled dangerous bacteria to

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New Delhi :: India | 2 years ago

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NPR Stories The particular trait of these bugs causing most concern is a set of genes, originally seen in New Delhi , that confer resistance to practically all antibiotics. Even more alarming, these New Delhi genes reside on a circular piece of DNA

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Copenhagen :: Denmark | 2 years ago

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More Business Doctors spurned colistin for decades because it damages kidneys. Now the drug is deemed "critically important" and in demand worldwide to thwart the most obstinate infections. The 53-year-old medicine is back in favor as resistance to

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New Delhi :: India | 2 years ago

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There has been a six-fold increase in the number of antibiotics being popped by Indians. This includes the retail sale of Carbapenems -- powerful class IV antibiotics, typically used as a "last resort" to treat serious infections caused by multi-drug

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Bristol :: United Kingdom | over 2 years ago

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The pair are set to start nursery soon and extra care will have to be taken to make sure they don't pick up infections. Zoe said: 'The problem with cystic fibrosis is that people look perfectly normal on the outside and it is all happening on the

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Berlin :: Germany | over 2 years ago

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Greek doctors are fighting a new invisible foe every day at their hospitals: a pneumonia-causing superbug that most existing antibiotics can't kill. The culprit is spreading through health centers already weighed down by a shortage of nurses. The

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