A study published in the BMJ, involving more than 19 million patients, has concluded that 23.9% of antibiotic prescriptions given to outpatients in the US are inappropriate.
A first for clinical trials in the US as researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine get US FDA approval to use intravenously-administered bacteriophage therapy in hopes of combatting resistant bacteria.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology paper as we ask the authors about the challenges in treating respiratory tract infections and how nanomedicines could help.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Virology paper as we ask author Prof. Mohamed El Zowalaty about the challenges facing the field of arboviruses, from climate change to urbanization, both in South Africa and across the world.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Virology paper as we ask author Darrell Tan about the potential of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention, PrEP failure and what research is needed in the field.