Fiber Technology Products that Help Combat Spread of Superbugs Now Available to the Consumer Market
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, joins a list of other drug-resistant superbugs
such as C-Diff that are invading hospitals, schools and sports arenas worldwide. Arresting the spread of such bugs is a perplexing assignment, but Illinois-based umf Corporation has provided a so...
No ESKAPE! New drugs against MRSA, other superbugs still lacking
Arlington, VAInfectious disease experts warn that new drugs are urgently needed to treat six drug-resistant bacteria that cause most hospital infections and increasingly escape the effects of antibiotics.
The ESKAPE pathogensas these six bad bugs have been dubbedare still on the loose more than...
Scientists strike blow in superbugs struggle
Scientists from The University of Manchester have pioneered new ways of tweaking the molecular structure of antibiotics an innovation that could be crucial in the fight against powerful super bugs.
The work, led by chemical biologist Dr Jason Micklefield in collaboration with geneticist Profes...
Key Cleaning Solutions Products Utilized to Combat Community Acquired - MRSA (CA-MRSA) Are Succeeding In Killing Superbugs Where Normal Cleaning Practices and Products Are Not
New Website Launched to Provide Information and Product Acquisition
SHOREVIEW, Minn., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of headlines of
the recent tragedies caused by Community Acquired - MRSA (CA-MRSA)
Superbugs, Key Cleaning Solutions, LLC, part of the Key Medical Group of
Engineered Viruses Could Battle Superbugs
Researchers say they disabled bacterial defenses, making antibiotics more effective
WEDNESDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) -- American researchers say they've engineered a virus that disables the defense systems of bacteria to enhance the effectiveness of antibiotics.
The scientists ...
Green Tea Boosts Antibiotics for Superbugs
Egyptian study finds drink increased effectiveness threefold
MONDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- Green tea can help antibiotics be three times more effective in fighting drug-resistant bacteria, even superbugs, according to a study by researchers at Alexandria University in Egypt.
Six Simple Steps to Protect Against and Stop the Spread of Superbugs
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent surveys from
Centers for Disease Control and the Association for Professionals in
Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) have raised awareness of the
threat of hospital and community acquired infections including
New Device Developed to Eliminate Superbugs Within Minutes
British researchers claim to have invented a device that mimics the naturally disinfecting quality of fresh air by pumping a continuing stream of reactive hydrogen radicals into the atmosphere , killing microbes within minutes.
Scientists say the Air Disinfector can be used to purge hospital w...
The Hospital Superbugs
Scientists at The University of Nottingham are amassing an arsenal of weapons in preparation for a counter-offensive against the most deadly of hospital superbugs
It infiltrates hospitals as microscopic spores. Its defences are so strong it can resist most antibiotics. And it kills three tim...
Honey to the Rescue-From Superbugs
Man seems to rediscover old truths as Australian scientists now look to honey as a solution, to fight superbugs
such as MRSA.//
Scientists at James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough were inspired by the use of honey by the aborigines (indigenous tribal people of the continent), who use honey as a...
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Rib-X Pharmaceuticals to Present at 10th Annual Superbugs & Superdrugs Conference
- Company to present interim results from phase 2 trial of novel compound RX-1741 -
NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Rib-X Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. ("Rib-X" or the "Company"), a development-stage company focused on the
discovery and development of novel...
June 2008 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Shingles Vaccine for Pain Prevention, Tips to Avoid Antibiotic Resistant Infections, and Benefits of Broad Genetic Testing
coverage varies. The vaccine is covered under the Medicare Part D drug
Tips to avoid antibiotic-resistant infections
-- bacteria that are resistant to many commonly used
antibiotics -- can seem scary. Antibiotic resistance means illnesses last
longer, and the risk of...
Enanta Reports New Macrolide-Related Drug Class, Bicyclolides, to Combat Hospital and Community Acquired Superbug Infections, Including MRSA
... Data Presented at the 10th Annual superbugs
and Superdrugs Conference on Antibacterials
W...es Active Against MRSA and VRE,"
was presented today during the 10th Annual superbugs
Conference in London, England.
"Previously, MRSA infection...
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Bacteria create aquatic superbugs in waste treatment plants
ANN ARBOR, Mich.---For bacteria in wastewater treatment plants, the stars align perfectly to create a hedonistic mating ground for antibiotic-resistant superbugs
eventually discharged into streams and lakes.
In the first known study of its kind, Chuanwu Xi of the University of Michigan School o...
Nanoemulsion potent against superbugs that kill cystic fibrosis patients
ANN ARBOR, Mich. University of Michigan scientists report highly encouraging evidence that a super-fine oil-and-water emulsion, already shown to kill many other microbes, may be able to quell the ravaging, often drug-resistant infections that cause nearly all cystic fibrosis deaths.
New antibiotic beats superbugs at their own game
The problem with antibiotics is that, eventually, bacteria outsmart them and become resistant. But by targeting the gene that confers such resistance, a new drug may be able to finally outwit them. Rockefeller University scientists tested the new drug, called Ceftobiprole, against some of the dead...
University researchers to develop coatings that kill superbugs
Researchers at the University of Bath are to be part of a 3 million Europe-wide research collaboration to pioneer research into safer, more effective anti-bacterial plastics and coatings that can be used in items such as food packaging, medical devices to wound dressings, and nappies.
The Bath ...
Nanotechnology boosts war on superbugs
This week Nature Nanotechnology journal (October 12th) reveals how scientists from the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) at UCL are using a novel nanomechanical approach to investigate the workings of vancomycin, one of the few antibiotics that can be used to combat increasingly resistan...
Green tea helps beat superbugs
Green tea can help beat superbugs
according to Egyptian scientists speaking today (Monday 31 March 2008) at the Society for General Microbiologys 162nd meeting being held this week at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.
The pharmacy researchers have shown that drinking green tea help...
Decoy makes sitting duck of superbugs
Scientists from the John Innes Centre have proven that by taking a short stretch of DNA from a bacterium and delivering it with an existing antibiotic they can switch off antibiotic resistance.
Together with technology transfer company PBL, the scientists have launched a spin-out company, Proc...
Two studies document rise of superbugs in the environment
As science gets wiser, so do the bugs. The rates of drug-resistant bacteria infecting patients in the community and in the hospital have been increasing steadily in recent years, according to two new studies in the June 15 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, now available online.
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Sept. 3, 2008
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Marijuana ingredients show promise in battling superbugs
Journal of Natural Products
Substances in marijuana show promise for fighting deadly drug-resistant bacterial infections, including so-called "...
Rattlesnake-type poisons used by superbug bacteria to beat our defenses
... Colonies of hospital superbugs
can make poisons similar to those found in rattlesnake venom to attack our bodies' natural defences, scientists heard today (Monday 8 September 2008) ...
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Derma Sciences Reports First Quarter 2008 Results
the FDA give us confidence that we are close to marketing clearance. We
look forward to having this best-in-class product, with effectiveness
such as MRSA, in the market by the end of the year."
CFO John Yetter pointed out that on April 2, the Company completed a
private placement of $6.1 ...
Superbugs, shapes and nanotechnology
...esearch for the science teams. It may lead to new ways of fighting hospital superbugs
like Clostridium difficile by exposing weaknesses in the coats, or by ident...ur research points to applications for this exciting technology in fighting superbugs
like C. difficile" says Dr Fairweather. ...