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Antimicrobials are substance that kills microorganisms such as bacteria or mold, or stops them from growing and causing disease.
Less antibiotic use in food animals leads to less drug resistance in people

Less antibiotic use in food animals leads to less drug resistance in people

Scientists use bacteria found naturally in soil to produce new antibiotics in the fight against drug-resistant "Super-bugs"

Scientists use bacteria found naturally in soil to produce new antibiotics in the fight against drug-resistant "Super-bugs"

Potential therapeutic targets against serious side effects of smallpox vaccine

Potential therapeutic targets against serious side effects of smallpox vaccine

FDA grants Cerexa fast track designation

FDA grants Cerexa fast track designation

Tibotec Pharmaceuticals receives NDA for investigational HIV protease inhibitor

Tibotec Pharmaceuticals receives NDA for investigational HIV protease inhibitor

New molecule could help in treating hospital infections

New molecule could help in treating hospital infections

Copper could help prevent the spread of flu infections

Copper could help prevent the spread of flu infections

New combination treatment that could dramatically shorten the length of tuberculosis treatment

New combination treatment that could dramatically shorten the length of tuberculosis treatment

2 million people carry drug-resistant bacteria in their noses

2 million people carry drug-resistant bacteria in their noses

Good results with cervical cancer vaccine in young girls

Good results with cervical cancer vaccine in young girls

Antibacterial coatings on hip and knee implants cut infection rates

Antibacterial coatings on hip and knee implants cut infection rates

Carbonic anhydrase and CO2 sensing during Cryptococcus neoformans growth, differentiation, and virulence

Carbonic anhydrase and CO2 sensing during Cryptococcus neoformans growth, differentiation, and virulence

Clinical decision support system reduces overall use of antimicrobials for colds, bronchitis and sinusitis

Clinical decision support system reduces overall use of antimicrobials for colds, bronchitis and sinusitis

HDLs provide human immunity to certain parasites

HDLs provide human immunity to certain parasites

Controlling antibiotic-prescribing practices in hospitals

Controlling antibiotic-prescribing practices in hospitals

New fungal defensin, plectasin, possesses as much power as penicillin

New fungal defensin, plectasin, possesses as much power as penicillin

Compounds secreted by frog skin are potent blockers of HIV infection

Compounds secreted by frog skin are potent blockers of HIV infection

Salivary antimicrobial peptide expression and dental caries experience in children

Salivary antimicrobial peptide expression and dental caries experience in children

100 year old technology to fight MRSA

100 year old technology to fight MRSA

New FDA and USDA approved compound for Salmonella reduction in poultry processing

New FDA and USDA approved compound for Salmonella reduction in poultry processing