An in vitro study has identified potent antibiotic properties possessed by cannabidiol, discovering activity against Gram-positive bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae.
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Research presented at ASM Microbe (20–24 June 2019; CA, USA) has demonstrated the presence of Staphylococcus aureus in 40% of a sample of cell phones tested at a university.
Collaborative research efforts have seen a novel monoclonal antibody, suvratoxumab, complete a Phase II trial targeted towards Staphylococcus aureus. This SAATELLITE study comes as the first clinical trial in the Innovative Medicines Initiative, formed to develop alternative medicines to combat antibiotic resistance.
Research presented at ECCMID has highlighted large variations in mortality rate associated with different bloodstream infections, as well as the threat posed by these infections.
A biomimetic, micromotor vaccine formulation has shown promising results in immunizing against Staphylococcus aureus in mouse models.
Take a look at this month’s industry headlines including an FDA approval for a vaccine protecting against six diseases, positive clinical trial results for bacteraemia and dengue vaccines and new funding for CRSIPR-based antimicrobials.
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.
To round up 2018, we asked our Expert panel to choose their top papers from across the year. Here, you can discover the articles they selected and read about and the reasons why!
Small molecules that block bacterial toxin formation have shown promise against Gram-positive bacteria in mouse models.
Researchers from Purdue University have reported that antimicrobial photodynamic therapy using a fluorescent analog of heme, could be an alternative for treating MRSA infections.