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New class of antibiotics gives hope for treating multi-drug resistant bacteria

The rapid spread of multidrug-resistant bacteria is a global health emergency, and in the absence of new drugs it is […]

Common antibiotic slays superbug

Researchers involved in an international trial tweaking the use of existing antibiotics believe their work could eventually save 30,000 lives annually. […]

New approach needed in the fight against superbugs

An international research team, led by Professor Peter Collignon from The Australian National University (ANU) Medical School, has found we […]

Keeping our aged citizens safe from ‘superbug’ attacks

Failing to contain ‘superbugs’ across nursing homes can have serious consequences, as the elderly population of nursing homes have a […]

Overuse of antibiotics not what the doctor ordered

With increased use of antibiotics worldwide linked to growing antibiotic resistance, a world-first study co-authored by a QUT researcher has […]

Whose job is it to reduce the rise of superbugs? Clinicians can’t agree

Australia’s doctors, dentists and veterinarians can’t agree whose job it is to reduce the rise of antimicrobial resistance, a first-ever […]

The ‘wicked problem’ of hospital handwashing

It sounds like a simple task: how do you make sure that health care workers in hospitals wash their hands? […]

Treatment strategies of multidrug-resistant chronic infections

A new study published in Cell Press finds that antibiotic treatment of chronic infections can be optimized by targeting vulnerabilities of antibiotic-resistant […]

Addressing the issue of antibiotic resistance

A Griffith University researcher says we urgently need to safeguard current antibiotics and discover new ones to avoid what has […]

A new tactic in the fight against drug-resistant infections

Researchers from The University of Queensland have been awarded almost $1 million to develop a new antibiotic that could treat […]
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