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Simple method could help reduce ever-growing risk of bacterial resistance

Simple method could help reduce ever-growing risk of bacterial resistance

Most people with acute conjunctivitis get wrong treatment, study suggests

Most people with acute conjunctivitis get wrong treatment, study suggests

WHO releases list of antibiotics as last resort in superbug infections

WHO releases list of antibiotics as last resort in superbug infections

Improved communication could help reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics for childhood illnesses

Improved communication could help reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics for childhood illnesses

Micropollutants exert stress on aquatic ecosystems

Micropollutants exert stress on aquatic ecosystems

MGH scientists show how Shigella survives journey from mouth to the colon

MGH scientists show how Shigella survives journey from mouth to the colon

TB germs' metabolic 'escape pathways' may be neutralized by new drugs to shorten duration of therapy

TB germs' metabolic 'escape pathways' may be neutralized by new drugs to shorten duration of therapy

Triple combination of ineffective antibiotics provides new weapon to fight against super bacteria

Triple combination of ineffective antibiotics provides new weapon to fight against super bacteria

Yearlong study creates detailed map of microbial colonization in a newly opened hospital

Yearlong study creates detailed map of microbial colonization in a newly opened hospital

New test could help physicians identify appropriate treatment for people with gonorrhea

New test could help physicians identify appropriate treatment for people with gonorrhea

Study finds 22% antibiotic failure rate in pneumonia treatment

Study finds 22% antibiotic failure rate in pneumonia treatment

Study: Antibiotic therapy does not work for nearly one in four adults with community-acquired pneumonia

Study: Antibiotic therapy does not work for nearly one in four adults with community-acquired pneumonia

Novel device can reduce contamination of blood cultures, study finds

Novel device can reduce contamination of blood cultures, study finds

Study provides vital clues to counter superbug antibiotic resistance

Study provides vital clues to counter superbug antibiotic resistance

Researchers highlight need to ensure universal access to old antibiotics

Researchers highlight need to ensure universal access to old antibiotics

Study finds high rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for low-risk Ontarian seniors

Study finds high rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for low-risk Ontarian seniors

Researchers discover new defense mechanism against bacteria during wound healing

Researchers discover new defense mechanism against bacteria during wound healing

Synthetic biologists re-engineer yeast cells to manufacture antibiotic penicillin

Synthetic biologists re-engineer yeast cells to manufacture antibiotic penicillin

Discovery could help design better drugs to fight against antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Discovery could help design better drugs to fight against antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Bacteria can mutate at different speeds to survive under difficult circumstances, study shows

Bacteria can mutate at different speeds to survive under difficult circumstances, study shows