Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One-two punch may floor worst infections

McMaster University researchers have found a new way to treat the world's worst infectious diseases, the superbugs that are resistant to all known antibiotics.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ancient Chinese malaria remedy artemisinin fights tuberculosis

A centuries-old herbal medicine, discovered by Chinese scientists and used to effectively treat malaria, has been found to potentially aid in the treatment of tuberculosis and may slow the evolution of drug resistance.

Medical research

Biologists develop method for antibiotic susceptibility testing

A team of biologists and biomedical researchers at UC San Diego has developed a new method to determine if bacteria are susceptible to antibiotics within a few hours, an advance that could slow the appearance of drug resistance ...

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