Tag Archives: Antibiotic resistance

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae: an interview with Dr. Michael Dudley


#Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) insights from industryDr. #Michael #DudleySenior Vice President & Head, Research & Development,Infectious Diseases Global Innovation Group,The Medicines Company, San Diego, CA. The views, opinions and statements expressed in this interview are solely those of Dr. Michael Dudley. They do not necessarily reflect the ...

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Researchers confirm that cranberry extract helps fight UTIs in breastfed children under age one

#Researchers from the universities of Granada (Spain) and Kvopio (Finland) have confirmed that #cranberry #extract #helps fighting urinary tract infections (#UTIs) in #breastfed babies #under one year of age. Their work has proven that this compound prevents the prescription of antibiotics in the prophylaxis for recurrent urinary tract infections in ...

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Newly discovered molecular mechanism may provide alternative explanation for antibiotic resistance

The bacterium B. cereus had so far been considered to be exclusively endospore-forming. In response to harsh conditions, the bacteria form protective endospores enabling them to remain dormant for extended periods. When conditions are more favourable, the endospores reactivate to become fully functioning bacteria. Elrike Frenzel, Markus Kranzler and Monika ...

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Bacteria that resist ‘last antibiotic’ found in UK – BBC News

“http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-35153795#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa”> Prof Alan Johnson, from Public Health England, said: “Our assessment is that the public health risk posed by this gene is currently considered very low, but is subject to ongoing review as more information becomes available.   “The organisms identified can be killed by cooking your food properly and ...

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