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WHO updates list of drug-resistant bacteria most threatening to human health

May 23, 2024
AMR occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites no longer respond to medicines, making people sicker and increasing the risk of disease spread, illness and deaths.
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Targeting treatment resistance in chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Feb. 21, 2024
New study from Sylvester Cancer and collaborators shows anti-cancer compound goes beyond current BTK inhibitors.
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Antibiotic Resistance

New and highly infectious E. coli strain resistant to powerful antibiotics

Feb. 16, 2024
More infectious version of bacteria found to have caused two outbreaks in a children’s hospital in China.
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World AMR Awareness Week: preventing antimicrobial resistance together

Nov. 20, 2023
AMR occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites no longer respond to the active ingredients, or antimicrobial agents, in medicines used to treat them.
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Addressing STI challenges: A diagnostic update on the current landscape and future strategies

The relentless rise in curable bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) across the United States is an urgent public health crisis.1 In the latest report from the Centers...
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Antibiotic Resistance

NIH investigates multidrug-resistant bacterium emerging in community settings

Sept. 7, 2023
Researchers study confluence of multidrug resistance and hypervirulence among Klebsiella pneumoniae.
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Study reveals new mechanism for rapid evolution of multi-drug resistant infections in patients

July 17, 2023
Findings challenge the traditional view that antimicrobial resistance (AMR) emerges from pathogens that acquire new mutations.
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IDSA releases guidance on treatment of antimicrobial-resistant infections

June 20, 2023
Timely recommendations for treating three common pathogens keep global health issue at forefront.
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New insights into bacterial antibiotic resistance

May 30, 2023
Researchers from the University of Tsukuba have discovered the characteristics of proteins in certain bacteria that convey antibiotic resistance.