Last-line antibiotics are failing - Science Daily

Date: November 18, 2016; Source: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC); Summary: A new report shows that in 2015, antibiotic resistance continued to increase for most bacteria and antibiotics under surveillance. In particular, the ...

Racing for alternatives in the age of antibiotic resistance - NIFA (press release) (blog)

“This week is World Antibiotic Awareness week and 'Get Smart About Antibiotics' week. Learn more about how USDA works to ensure antibiotics remain effective to treat both people and animals when necessary and the alternatives available to traditional ...

EU aims to be best practice leader in fighting AMR with 2017 action plan - FoodNavigator.com

Europe will become a best practice region in tackling antimicrobial resistance with a new Commission action plan in 2017, said food and health commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis today on European Antibiotic Awareness Day.

Why antibiotic resistance is seen as a 'serious threat' to global public health - WalesOnline

Resistance to antibiotics is a serious threat to global public health, a minister has warned. Minister for Social Services and Public Health Rebecca Evans visited University Hospital Llandough on November 17 to sign a pledge to fight against ...

Resistant bacteria spreading in hospitals across the European Region, according to a new WHO report - World Health Organization

Antibiotic resistance is widespread in the European Region. In particular, resistant bacteria are spreading in hospitals and health care settings, putting patients at risk of contracting incurable diseases. This is the concerning picture painted by the ...

France to crack down on national antibiotic addiction - The Local France

France's government has planned a series of measures in the hopes of seriously cutting down on the nation's dependence on antibiotics. To mark European Antibiotic Awareness Day on Friday, France's government announced plans to cut antibiotic ...

Microfluidics and Biosensors to tackle Antibiotic Resistance - Labiotech.eu (blog)

A little biosensor can analyze if there are antibiotics in your blood in 10 minutes. Developed by researchers from the University of Freiburg, the system could be used to develop a personalized course of antibiotics, but also to test food and water ...

Combatting antibiotic resistance - OUPblog (blog)

The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy is among the foremost international journals in antimicrobial research. Our readership includes representatives of academia, industry and health services, and includes those who are involved in formulary decisions.

Calgary researchers find link between antibiotics in animals and resistant bacteria - MetroNews Canada

Experts suggest lowering use of antibiotics on farms will also cut the risk of resitant bacteria. Share on Facebook. Tweet · Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Petri dishes are seen stacked in a microbiology lab. Researchers at ...

'Antibiotic resistance will kill 300m people by 2050' - DAWN.com

ISLAMABAD: The world is heading towards a post-antibiotic era, in which the infections and minor injuries that were once treatable will not be treatable once again, due to which a large number of people will be killed, said Dr Ejaz Khan, paediatrician ...

Rising resistance to antibiotics rings alarm bells - Daily News & Analysis

Sixty five year old Devesh Kumar was admitted to Intensive care Unit of a private-run hospital after he suffered from a massive heart attack. He was but only recovering from one trap when he uncannily fell into another. In the ICU, he was suspected of ...

How You Can Stop Antibiotic Resistance (And Still Eat Bacon) - NPR

Optimism. That's what we could all use right now. So here at Goats and Soda, we're going to give you a whole heaping tablespoon of it. And we'll do it by answering a question from a reader named Ian Matthews that seems to bring the opposite reaction ...

How to Improve Antibiotic Use Through Patient Education - Contagionlive.com

Lauri A. Hicks, DO, captain, US Public Health Service, director, Office of Antibiotic Stewardship, medical director, Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, talks ...

The Battle Against Superbugs: World Antibiotic Awareness Week - PR Newswire (press release)

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A 49-year-old Pennsylvania woman made history when she sought treatment for a urinary tract infection in May 2016. This year's observance of World Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 14-20) highlights ...

South West reminded to handle antibiotics with care - Bunbury Mail

WA Country Health Service South West doctor Naru Pal has reminded South West residents to use antibiotics appropriately. See your ad here. See your ad here. The WA Country Health Service – South West have joined national and international ...

Putnam Health Warns Against Overuse of Antibiotics - Highlands Current

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has scheduled a campaign that starts Nov. 14 called Get Smart About Antibiotics Week to raise awareness of the overuse of antibiotics, which helps bacteria evolve into resistant “super bugs.” “Antibiotics ...

Last-line antibiotics are failing - Medical Xpress

The emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance has become a recognized global problem. Antibiotic resistance severely limits the number of antibiotics available for the treatment of diseases. Credit: ECDC. On the occasion of the 9th European ...

McDonald's Corp Shareholders To Push For Antibiotic Reduction In All Meat Products - iTech Post

The McDonald's hamburger is a legendary food of the modern world and billions have been served worldwide since it was first introduced 76 years ago. But one detail has been missing from this, the gross amount of antibiotics that have been pumped into ...

Experts raise alarm over declining effect of last-line antibiotics - The Guardian

Antibiotic resistance continued to increase between 2012 and 2015 across the EU. Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the Guardian. Sarah Boseley Health editor. Friday 18 November 2016 03.30 EST Last modified on Friday 18 November 2016 03.32 EST.

Antibiotics rendered obsolete - world to witness major AMR epidemic - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)

Human kind has another epidemic brewing as numerous infections are becoming immune to antibiotics. Minor injuries that were once treatable will once again become the bane of our existence leading to mass-deaths in the time to come. This phenomenon ...