Biomedical technology

Test determines antibiotic resistance in less than 90 minutes

A technique that measures the metabolic activity of bacteria with an electric probe can identify antibiotic resistance in less than 90 minutes, a dramatic improvement from the one to two days required by current techniques.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antibiotic resistance outwitted by supercomputers

Scientists may have made a giant leap in fighting the biggest threat to human health by using supercomputing to keep pace with the impressive ability of diseases to evolve.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Breastfeeding protects babies from bacteria resistant to antibiotics

In a study carried out at the University of Helsinki, it was found that infant formula is associated with roughly 70% higher occurrence of genes associated with antibiotic resistance in the gut of newborns, more than the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers release masks that instantaneously deactivate SARS-CoV-2

The Catholic University of Valencia and Valencian company Visor Medical, manufacturer of preventive health technology for innovation, have released a type IIR surgical mask with an intelligent fabric that can instantaneously ...

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