New research from the Stevens Institute of Technology has developed a microgel coating for implanted medical devices that can release micro-doses of antibiotics on bacterial contact, potentially combatting infection.
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Could the development of products that produce a constant level of exogenous Reactive Oxygen® be beneficial in preventing and treating polymicrobial wound infections? Discover the potential of this avenue for multi-drug resistant organisms and more in our latest opinion piece.
The World Health Organization has released a new Technical Note updating countries worldwide on optimal methods and diagnostic techniques to improve antimicrobial resistance surveillance.
Researchers from Newcastle University have reported the presence of antibiotic-resistant genes in one of the most remote, ‘unspoiled’ regions on Earth.
The UK government has published a 20-year vision and a 5-year national action plan for how the UK will contribute to controlling and containing antimicrobial resistance by 2040.
What effects can intrapartum antimicrobial use have on the neonatal microbiome development? And could they impact in long-term health?
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.
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!
More focus should be put on determining if pathogens are resistant or resilient to antibiotics, according to a new study. This distinction could allow for improved, personalized treatment and help to preserve current antibiotics.