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Poultry probiotic to tackle global disease in anti-biotic fight

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), mer 13 febbraio 2019 A probiotic aimed at eliminating a disease which costs the world poultry industry $6 billion a year is being developed by a Lincoln/China collaboration in the fight against a global antibiotic crisis. The disease – Clostridium perfringens – is currently controlled with...
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Investing in antibiotics critical to saving lives during pandemic influenza outbreaks

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), mar 12 febbraio 2019 Washington DC – There have been roughly three global pandemic influenza outbreaks each century for the past four hundred years, each of which have resulted in larger numbers of infections and deaths. Secondary bacterial infections have been responsible for a significant proportion...
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Snaring Bacteria in DNA-based Nets the Way White Blood Cells Do

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(agenparl) – atlanta (ga) lun 11 febbraio 2019 Health and Medicine Science and Technology Snaring Bacteria in DNA-based Nets the Way White Blood Cells Do February 11, 2019 • Atlanta, GA Click image to enlarge Nature inspired this synthetic microweb that nabs bacteria and allows antibiotics to more effectively kill them....
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Citing overuse of antibiotics, clinic clarifies proper usage

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(AGENPARL) – Worldwide, ven 08 febbraio 2019 Antibiotics are not the cure for every illness and tend to be frequently over-prescribed, which can lead to bacterial resistance and potential problems when the medication is truly needed.That precautionary message from the care providers at Kenner Army Health Clinic is directed at...
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FDA Taps Georgia Tech to Help Reduce Cost of Making Antibiotics

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(agenparl) – atlanta (ga) gio 07 febbraio 2019 Science and Technology Health and Medicine FDA Taps Georgia Tech to Help Reduce Cost of Making Antibiotics By Josh Brown | February 6, 2019 • Atlanta, GA [embedded content] Georgia Tech researchers received a grant from the Food and Drug Administration to develop...
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Developing molecules that disarm Listeria and Chlamydia bacteria

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(agenparl) - umeÃ¥  (sweden) mer 06 febbraio 2019 Antibiotics are not only used to directly cure diseases caused by bacteria, but are also vital in surgery, neonatal care and cancer treatments to prevent possible bacterial infections. However, over-use and incorrect use of antibiotics is extensive today, which has led to growing...
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Microbes hitched to insects provide a rich source of new antibiotics

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), ven 01 febbraio 2019 IMAGE: This is the Streptomyces bacteria that produced the new antibiotic cyphomycin shows off a purple hue. view more  Credit: Marc Chevrette MADISON – Medicine was transformed in the 20th century by the discovery and development of antibiotics, the vast majority of which...
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Researchers develop new approach for vanquishing superbugs

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), mer 30 gennaio 2019 IMAGE: Researchers developed a new way to identify second-line antibiotics that may be effective in killing germs already resistant to a first-line antibiotic — potentially helping overcome antibiotic resistance. This new… view more  Credit: Jacob Scott, MD, DPhil A scientific team from Case...
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Antibiotics still routinely prescribed in the ER for infants with viral lung infections

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(AGENPARL) – Worcester (Massachusetts), gio 17 gennaio 2019 Despite recommendations first issued more than a decade ago, antibiotics are still routinely prescribed in U.S. emergency rooms for infants with bronchiolitis, a common viral lung infection. Published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the findings highlight a concerning...

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