Medical research

Antibiotics found to have unexpected effects on mitochondria

An EPFL study has shown that tetracycline-based antibiotics have an unexpected effect on the development of many organisms. In addition to pointing out the issue of soil pollution by these antibiotics, which are widely administrated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why do resistant bacteria succeed?

(Medical Xpress)—In two new studies, scientists use genome sequencing of worldwide samples to show that bacteria can take very different routes to becoming a successful disease. Researchers can use these large-scale approaches ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The effectiveness of antibiotics in treating cholera

Researchers from the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group, co-ordinated through the editorial base in LSTM, conducted an independent review of the effects of treating cholera with antimicrobial drugs, published in The Cochrane ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antimicrobial resistance up in K. pneumoniae isolates

(HealthDay)—Klebsiella pneumoniae (K. pneumoniae) isolates from U.S. inpatients are becoming increasingly resistant to antimicrobial agents, according to a study published in the January issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Everyday drugs could combat dementia, according to major study

(Medical Xpress)—Medications used to treat hypertension, diabetes and skin conditions could be doubling as treatments for Alzheimer's within 10 years according to researchers. A groundbreaking new study funded by Alzheimer's ...

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