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Blue light can selectively eradicate Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections of the skin and soft tissues, while preserving the outermost layer of skin, according to a proof-of-principle study led by Michael R. Hamblin of the Ma ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 28, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0
Antibiotics are among the greatest achievements of medical science. But lately the former multi-purpose weapon fails in the battle against infectious diseases. Bacteria are increasingly developing resistance ...
Medical research Jun 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Michigan have found a potential alternative to conventional antibiotics that could fight infection with a reduced risk of antibiotic resistance.
Medical research Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Scientists have found the 'key' that HIV uses to enter our cells' nuclei, allowing it to disable the immune system and cause AIDS The finding, published today in the open access journal PLoS Pathogens, provides a potential new ta ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Professor Bill Keevil, Head of the Microbiology Group and Director of the Environmental Healthcare Unit at the University of Southampton, has presented research into the mechanism by which copper exerts its ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Infectious diseases specialists from Austin Health are working closely with Microbiologists from the University of Melbourne to understand how Staph is becoming resistant to all antibiotic therapies.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research shows that infectious disease-fighting drugs could be designed to block a pathogen's entry into cells rather than to kill the bug itself.
Medical research Jan 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The research led by Durham University, which involved colleagues at the University of Birmingham, is a significant development in combating antibiotic resistance; it will pave the way for the creation of the inhibitors to ...
Medical research Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The European Union warned Thursday of a sharp rise in deaths across the 27-nation bloc due to bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics.
Medications Nov 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
Antibiotic resistance has been recognised in recent years as a major healthcare problem, however, a paper in The Lancet Infectious Diseases reviewing the issue on a global scale, concludes that, not enough attention is giv ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0