Colour-changing dressing ‘fights antibiotic resistance’ – BBC News

However, treatment with when there is no infection can lead to bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics – and is a major health concern.

The team has been awarded almost £1m by the Medical Research Council to test the responsiveness of the prototype dressing to samples taken from the wounds of burns victims.

Negotiators in Paris work through the night in an effort to secure a new global climate deal, amid hopes that a final draft will be agreed by Saturday morning.

These infections can slow the healing of wounds, leading to longer stays in hospital and sometimes permanent scarring. In severe cases, infections can kill.

 

 

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