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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 defence against ‘superbug’ infection

Tiny implanted 3-D printed scaffolds infused with antibiotics could revolutionise the way doctors prevent deadly ‘superbug’ infections post-surgery, saving lives […]

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 […]

Cinnamon oil could be key in preventing superbugs

As antibiotics become less effective against superbugs, a Swinburne researcher has been focusing on traditional agents to modify the behaviour […]

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 […]

Starving superbugs, then poisoning them

Adelaide researchers have developed and patented a novel approach to fight superbugs, like golden staph, by targeting the bugs’ favourite […]

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 […]
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