Superbug
Superbugs spread in the absence of antibiotics  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Scientists have discovered a new mechanism by which antibiotic resistance spreads between superbug species, and say that stopping antibiotics is not enough. more
80% cut in antibiotics entering Thames is needed to avoid surge in superbugs  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The amount of antibiotics entering the River Thames would need to be cut by as much as 80 per cent to avoid... more
Thames typical of superbug-breeding rivers, says new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The River Thames is rapidly becoming a breeding pool for antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to a new study, which underlines the urgent need to cut down the amount of antibiotics currently being discharge... more
80% cut in antibiotics entering Thames is needed to avoid surge in superbugs  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The amount of antibiotics entering the River Thames would need to be cut by as much as 80 per cent to avoid... more
Promising vaccine may protect against the Klebsiella superbug  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A powerful superbug, a hypervirulent form of the bacteria Klebsiella pneumoniae, is a very difficult to curb infection. It causes a variety of infections including rare but life-threatening liver, respiratory tract, bloodstream... more
Vaccine against deadly superbug Klebsiella effective in mice  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a vaccine that is effective, in mice, against hypervirulent strains of Klebsiella that can cause life-threatening infections in healthy adults. more
Physicians slow to use effective new antibiotics against superbugs  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New, more effective antibiotics are being prescribed in only about a quarter of infections by carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), a family of the world's most intractable drug-resistant bacteria, according to an... more
What factors influence how antibiotics are accessed and used in less well-off countries  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
It is often assumed that people use antibiotics inappropriately because they don't understand enough about the spread of drug resistant superbugs. A... more
Nanomedicine stops superbugs in their tracks  nanowerk · 4 weeks
A team of researchers has discovered a way to find and beat superbugs, providing a critical breakthrough against many deadly infectious diseases. more
UniSA researchers discover new way to find and beat superbugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A team of researchers led by the University of South Australia has discovered a way to find and beat superbugs, providing a critical breakthrough against many deadly infectious... more
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