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Antimicrobials are substance that kills microorganisms such as bacteria or mold, or stops them from growing and causing disease.
Targanta Therapeutics presents preclinical data on Oritavancin against Clostridium difficile infection

Targanta Therapeutics presents preclinical data on Oritavancin against Clostridium difficile infection

High dose flu vaccine boosts immune response in elderly

High dose flu vaccine boosts immune response in elderly

Why do women typically experience poorer dental health than men?

Why do women typically experience poorer dental health than men?

Steroids aid recovery from pneumonia, UT Southwestern researchers say

Steroids aid recovery from pneumonia, UT Southwestern researchers say

The healing power of honey for wounds

The healing power of honey for wounds

Disinfectants can make bacteria resistant to treatment

Disinfectants can make bacteria resistant to treatment

Science backs old fashioned belief in the healing powers of honey

Science backs old fashioned belief in the healing powers of honey

Untapped potential of antidepressants for cancer

Untapped potential of antidepressants for cancer

Light activated treatments could solve MRSA problems after surgery

Light activated treatments could solve MRSA problems after surgery

Light-activated drug used to tackle MRSA

Light-activated drug used to tackle MRSA

Scientists uncover molecule that keeps pathogens like salmonella in check

Scientists uncover molecule that keeps pathogens like salmonella in check

Antimicrobial sutures reduce infections in brain shunt surgery

Antimicrobial sutures reduce infections in brain shunt surgery

New antimicrobial coatings from single-walled carbon nanotubes and lysozyme

New antimicrobial coatings from single-walled carbon nanotubes and lysozyme

Prevalence of antimicrobial resistance among bacterial pathogens isolated from cattle in different European countries

Prevalence of antimicrobial resistance among bacterial pathogens isolated from cattle in different European countries

New antibiotic beats superbugs at their own game

New antibiotic beats superbugs at their own game

Wound-cleaning laser kills harmful bacteria

Wound-cleaning laser kills harmful bacteria

New antimicrobial wash to tackle food contamination

New antimicrobial wash to tackle food contamination

Antibacterial wipes may spread bacteria

Antibacterial wipes may spread bacteria

Antimicrobial wipes can spread pathogens after first use

Antimicrobial wipes can spread pathogens after first use

Clostridium difficile killed on exposure to surfaces made of copper and its alloys, brass and bronze

Clostridium difficile killed on exposure to surfaces made of copper and its alloys, brass and bronze