Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers cure drug-resistant infections without antibiotics

Biochemists, microbiologists, drug discovery experts and infectious disease doctors have teamed up in a new study that shows antibiotics are not always necessary to cure sepsis in mice. Instead of killing causative bacteria ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Drug industry to fight superbugs together with governments

Dozens of makers of medicines and diagnostic tests have joined together in an unprecedented effort to tackle "superbugs"—infections that increasingly don't respond to drugs and threaten millions of people in countries rich ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

E. coli outbreak prompting experimental treatments

(AP) -- Faced with an unprecedented E. coli outbreak, a team of German doctors is trying something equally new: an antibiotic therapy that some fear could do more harm than good.