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Antibiotics are drugs used to treat infections caused by bacteria and other microorganisms.
Computerized method helps better protect pharma patents

Computerized method helps better protect pharma patents

New antibiotic discovery heralds breakthrough in the fight against drug-resistant bacteria

New antibiotic discovery heralds breakthrough in the fight against drug-resistant bacteria

Rapid resistance gene sequencing technology can hasten identification of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Rapid resistance gene sequencing technology can hasten identification of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

New biodegradable wound dressing material accelerates healing

New biodegradable wound dressing material accelerates healing

Study looks at trends over time in oral antibiotic prescribing by dermatologists

Study looks at trends over time in oral antibiotic prescribing by dermatologists

Study determines impact of antibiotic perturbation of the gut microbiome on skeletal health

Study determines impact of antibiotic perturbation of the gut microbiome on skeletal health

New study finds only 13% of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions to be appropriate

New study finds only 13% of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions to be appropriate

Salk team uses new model to study health effects of AMP-activated protein kinase

Salk team uses new model to study health effects of AMP-activated protein kinase

Researchers repurpose gene-editing tool CRISPR to develop better antibiotics

Researchers repurpose gene-editing tool CRISPR to develop better antibiotics

Staphylococcus aureus: Study describes development of resistance to antibiotic for the first time

Staphylococcus aureus: Study describes development of resistance to antibiotic for the first time

New strategy may prevent spread of drug resistance

New strategy may prevent spread of drug resistance

Bacteria on the International Space Station are adapting to survive, not to harm

Bacteria on the International Space Station are adapting to survive, not to harm

New bacteria discovered in the blood of human patients

New bacteria discovered in the blood of human patients

UC San Diego to conduct first U.S. clinical trial of intravenously administered bacteriophage therapy

UC San Diego to conduct first U.S. clinical trial of intravenously administered bacteriophage therapy

Scientists explore bacterial immunity to better understand infectious disease

Scientists explore bacterial immunity to better understand infectious disease

Study shows link between antibiotic resistance in the environment and fecal pollution

Study shows link between antibiotic resistance in the environment and fecal pollution

New anti-Wolbachia drug could potentially treat onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis

New anti-Wolbachia drug could potentially treat onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis

New, more effective method to prevent spread of MRSA infections

New, more effective method to prevent spread of MRSA infections

Nature-based antibiotic molecules for treatment of infections

Nature-based antibiotic molecules for treatment of infections

Multicenter study demonstrates effectiveness, safety of topical antibiotics in NICU babies

Multicenter study demonstrates effectiveness, safety of topical antibiotics in NICU babies