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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 […]

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 […]

Respirators better than surgical masks for infection control

The longstanding belief that a surgical mask provides adequate protection against infections spread by droplets has been turned upside down […]

Airborne bacteria remain alive for 45 minutes

Cover your mouth when sneezing or coughing and wash your hands. QUT and UQ scientists have developed a new technique […]

More than meets the eye to ulcer-inducing bacterial protein

Scientists at The University of Western Australia and Perth-based biotech Ondek Pty Ltd have revealed new insights into the function […]

Key to ‘superbug’ antibiotic resistance discovered

An international study led by Monash University has discovered the molecular mechanism by which the potentially deadly superbug ‘Golden Staph’ […]

Genome mapped in battle to beat superbugs

A Queensland scientist has completed the world’s first gene decoding of a superbug bacteria resistant to all commercially-available antibiotics. University […]

Virus therapy to attack superbugs

Flinders University scientists are looking to bacteriophages – highly specific viruses – as the best way to attack antibiotic-resistant bacterial […]

Self-destructing bacteria a possible key to infection control

A discovery that the drug resistant superbug Pseudomonas aeruginosa can explode itself for the benefit of its “community” is giving scientists […]

Major breakthrough in fighting antibiotic resistance

In what is being heralded as a ground breaking discovery, scientists led by Monash and Walter and Eliza Hall Institute […]
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