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Nutrition-starved bugs become resistant to antibiotics

Bugs starved of nutrition during infection become resistant to nearly every type of antibiotics, even if they are exposed to some of them for the first time Continue reading “Nutrition-starved bugs become resistant to antibiotics” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
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Gonorrhea cure gets tough as bug grows drug resistant

At a time when the controversy over the antibiotic resistant superbug in the capital’s hospitals refuses to die down Continue reading “Gonorrhea cure gets tough as bug grows drug resistant” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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New drugs used to tackle hospital superbugs up risk of infection

Experts have warned that new antibiotics used to tackle hospital superbugs can actually increase the risk of infection Continue reading “New drugs used to tackle hospital superbugs up risk of infection” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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`Vampire` bacteria could serve as living antibiotic for infectious diseases

Scientists have found that a vampire-like bacteria that leeches onto certain other bacteria – including certain human pathogens –could serve as a living antibiotic for a range of infectious diseases Continue More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 31st, 2011
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Bacteria ‘disabler’ antibiotic silences resistant bugs for good

After 70 years, antibiotics are still the primary treatment for overcoming bacterial infections, but they are becoming less effective against resistant bugs that cause them Continue reading “Bacteria ‘disabler’ More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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Oxygen-breathing life on land began earlier than thought

Oxygen-breathing bacteria may have thrived on land 100 million years earlier than previously thought, new evidence suggests Continue reading “Oxygen-breathing life on land began earlier than thought” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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Iron ‘likely culprit behind probiotic blocker during active IBD’

A new study has found a scientific ‘design’ for a probiotic that could be used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease Continue reading “Iron ‘likely culprit behind probiotic More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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Oxygen breathing bugs older than thought

Oxygen-breathing bugs thrived on land 100 million years earlier than estimated, according to the latest Continue reading “Oxygen breathing bugs older than thought” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 17th, 2011
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Soon, biodegradable plastics to be made with help of microalgae

Scientists have found an alternative method to produce a revolutionary bioplastic that has been traditionally too expensive to produce to replace petroleum-based plastics Continue reading “Soon, biodegradable More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 17th, 2011
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Scientists reveal how superbug turns killer

Researchers have revealed how a common hospital pathogen turns into a deadly superbug, killing more and more patients worldwide Continue reading “Scientists reveal how superbug turns killer” »  More...