Novel antibiotic cement to treat bone infections

Each year, 700,000 people die due to antibiotic resistance. A growing global population unfortunately generates a growing resistance to established antibiotic treatments—a threat that has been met with insufficient funding ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Examining why UTIs are still diagnosed using a 140-year-old method

If you've ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI) before, you know what a pain it can be. Not just because of the physical pains it causes, but because it can also be such a pain to go to the doctor, provide a urine sample, ...

Medical research

Unprecedented case series advances promise of phage therapy

An international team of researchers, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh, report promising results from the largest case series yet of patients treated ...

Medical research

How the body uses fat to fight infection

New research from the University of East Anglia and Quadram Institute reveals how our immune cells use the body's fat stores to fight infection.

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