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Unusual type of antibiotic shows promise in defeating deadly "superbugs"

Unusual type of antibiotic shows promise in defeating deadly "superbugs"

Large-scale computer simulations reveal new insights into antibiotic resistance

Large-scale computer simulations reveal new insights into antibiotic resistance

New gene technique useful for identifying genes and drug targets for diseases such as cancers and diabetes

New gene technique useful for identifying genes and drug targets for diseases such as cancers and diabetes

FDA bans antibiotic use for poultry

FDA bans antibiotic use for poultry

Single dose of antibiotics may be just as effective as multiple doses in preventing infections after an appendectomy

Single dose of antibiotics may be just as effective as multiple doses in preventing infections after an appendectomy

Antibiotics should not be prescribed to patients with the common cold

Antibiotics should not be prescribed to patients with the common cold

Use of antibiotics increases risk of developing antibiotic resistance

Use of antibiotics increases risk of developing antibiotic resistance

Evidence suggests that antibiotic use in agriculture has contributed to antibiotic resistance in the pathogenic bacteria of humans

Evidence suggests that antibiotic use in agriculture has contributed to antibiotic resistance in the pathogenic bacteria of humans

Most children with infective conjunctivitis (pinkeye) do not need treatment with an antibiotic

Most children with infective conjunctivitis (pinkeye) do not need treatment with an antibiotic

New antibiotic approved by FDA will fight bacterial infections in hospitals

New antibiotic approved by FDA will fight bacterial infections in hospitals

Promising new vaccine candidate to prevent middle ear infections

Promising new vaccine candidate to prevent middle ear infections

Survey reveals more than half of all Americans have first-hand experience with serious infections

Survey reveals more than half of all Americans have first-hand experience with serious infections

Measuring hormone procalcitonin cuts antibiotic use in half in pneumonia patients

Measuring hormone procalcitonin cuts antibiotic use in half in pneumonia patients

Using X-ray crystallography, researchers have "seen" the structural basis for antibiotic resistanc

Using X-ray crystallography, researchers have "seen" the structural basis for antibiotic resistanc

Researchers make gains in understanding antibiotic resistance

Researchers make gains in understanding antibiotic resistance

Findings will stir new research in bacterial evolution

Findings will stir new research in bacterial evolution

Discovery of missing enzyme for tuberculosis iron scavenging pathway

Discovery of missing enzyme for tuberculosis iron scavenging pathway

Invasive pneumonia and antibiotic resistance decreased after childhood streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine introduced

Invasive pneumonia and antibiotic resistance decreased after childhood streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine introduced

Drug-resistant bacteria on uncooked poultry products varies by commercial brand

Drug-resistant bacteria on uncooked poultry products varies by commercial brand

Government is treating the symptoms and not fighting the causes of infectious diseases

Government is treating the symptoms and not fighting the causes of infectious diseases