News tagged with resistant strains
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A diagnostic test for tuberculosis (TB) can accurately and quickly detect both TB and drug-resistant strains, according to a new study. The authors of a new systematic review assessing the diagnostic accuracy of the Xpert® ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Malaysian researchers have revealed the presence of multidrug-resistant strains of Listeria monocytogenes in frozen burger patties taken from supermarkets and other retail shops in Malaysia. The research ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists who study HIV are facing a troubling consequence of their own success. They created drugs that can now give infected patients almost normal life expectancy. However, those same drugs will eventually ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at the Academy of Finland's Centre of Excellence in Computational Inference Research have developed novel computational methods that have yielded essential knowledge of how hospital-acquired bacteria spread and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A compound from the South African toothbrush tree inactivates a drug target for tuberculosis in a previously unseen way.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers have discovered a new compound that restores the health of mice infected with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), an otherwise dangerous bacterial infection. The new compound targets ...
Medical research Jan 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
The Caenorhabditis elegans, a small worm called a nematode, scurrying across a Petri dish has helped lead to discoveries about community-associated MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Those who live and die behind prison walls don't usually get much public attention. Incarceration is, after all, meant to remove criminals from society. But contagious and potentially deadly ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have developed a new strategy for finding novel antibiotic compounds, using a diagnostic panel of bacterial strains for screening chemical extracts from natural sources.
Medications Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Shammo Khan walks into a dusty courtyard that reeks of garbage, searching for the fingerprint of a man exhausted by HIV, drug withdrawal and the tuberculosis lesions hijacking his lungs.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Clinical trials for bacterial meningitis treatments are not keeping pace with the rise of resistance
New vaccines and drug treatments are urgently needed for bacterial meningitis, a devastating disease which kills or maims around a fifth of people who contract it, according to medical experts writing in a new Series on bacterial ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
At a remote medical outpost near the jungle-blanketed Thai-Myanmar border, a villager pricks the finger of a feverish baby living on the frontline of the war on drug-resistant malaria.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The war on tuberculosis is getting new weapons for the first time in decades, offering hope for controlling the deadly disease but major funding shortfalls threaten progress, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Urgent need for tuberculosis vaccines; experts report progress, obstacles in growing drug resistance
Drawing on recent findings of a significant rise in cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the UK and globally, top TB researchers at a briefing today in London called for greater focus on the quest for new vaccines—a ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A New Zealand-designed compound that shows promise against treatment-resistance tuberculosis (TB) has been selected as a drug candidate by international non-profit drug developer the Global Alliance for ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0