Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Home Tags Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial Resistance Related News

The organic compound capable of killing Pseudomonas aeruginosa

The organic compound capable of killing Pseudomonas aeruginosa 

Pseudomonas aeruginosa, often found in hospital patients, is a harmful bacterium that causes infections in the blood, lungs, and other body parts after surgery. Researchers...
Health Europa Quarterly Issue 23

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 23

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 23, which features fascinating expert insights in the fields of infection control, future pandemic preparedness, antimicrobial resistance, women’s health,...
Access to antibiotics without a prescription is damaging healthcare

Access to antibiotics without a prescription is damaging healthcare 

Research from the University of Gothenburg has suggested many people in Sweden are obtaining antibiotics without a prescription, causing serious issues for the Swedish...
Diagnostics and antimicrobial therapyAMR

Diagnostics and antimicrobial therapy

Lorna Rothery spoke to Professor Till Bachmann, an expert in molecular diagnostics and Chair of the JPIAMR’s SAB, about how diagnostics can inform optimal...
Breaking the silence on resistance to antibiotics

Breaking the silence on resistance to antibiotics

Though often referred to as the silent pandemic, the global consequences of antimicrobial resistance, including resistance to antibiotics, are becoming starkly apparent. Lorna Rothery...
Metal-based antibiotics could be used to treat fungal infections

Metal-based antibiotics could be used as a fungal infection treatment

Researchers from the University of Bern have been developing new, metal-based drugs to treat fungal infections.   Over one billion people contract fungal infections each year....
The best approach to selecting disinfectant wipes

The best approach to selecting disinfectant wipes

GAMA Healthcare Ltd explores antimicrobial performance in the lab and on the ward, and what to look for when selecting disinfectant wipes. When it comes...
Fighting forward: how to keep antibiotics working with CRP point-of-care testing

Fighting forward: how to keep antibiotics working with CRP point-of-care testing

Abbott explores how antibiotic use can be reduced in primary care settings and reviews the role of CRP point-of-care testing, its use in different...
Health Europa Quarterly

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 22

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 22, which features fascinating expert insights in the fields of public health, Alzheimer's disease, antimicrobial resistance, women’s health, nutrition,...
antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria increased by feeding dogs raw meat

A research team at the University of Bristol has discovered that feeding dogs raw meat may increase the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Evidence from two...
drug-resistant infections

WHO: Vaccines key to combatting drug-resistant infections crisis

The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that increasing vaccine development and access will be a crucial weapon in the fight against drug-resistant infections. Antimicrobial...
Implementing an antibiotic subscription model into the UK healthcare system

Extending the UK’s leadership with an antibiotic subscription model to tackle AMR

Following the UK’s top ranking in the recent AMR Preparedness Index, Michael Hodin and Peter Jackson discuss the country’s novel antibiotic subscription model and...
WHO: The integral part that vaccine development plays in tackling AMR

WHO: The integral part that vaccine development plays in tackling AMR

WHO outlines the importance of vaccine development to tackle the ongoing antimicrobial-resistant bacteria pandemic. In 2021, data revealed the current landscape of AMR. Resistant bacterial...
antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Pharma industry unites to share antibiotic-resistant bacteria data

An array of leading pharmaceutical companies have joined forces to share surveillance data on antibiotic-resistant bacteria to tackle the global threat of antimicrobial resistance...
antibiotic resistant MRSA

Antibiotic-resistant MRSA can be transmitted from pigs to humans

Research from the University of Cambridge has discovered an antibiotic-resistant MRSA strain that can be transmitted from infected pigs to humans. The University of Cambridge...
antimicrobial resistance

Advancing nurses’ expertise on antimicrobial resistance

Ber Oomen, executive director of the European Specialist Nurses Organisation spoke to Health Europa about the organisation’s AMR, vaccination and infection prevention focus group and...
typhoid fever

Typhoid fever bacteria increasingly resistant to antibiotics

Stanford University-led research has identified that bacteria causing typhoid fever are becoming progressively resistant to the antibiotics used to combat the infection. The novel research...
antibiotic resistant bacteria

Monitoring antibiotic resistant bacteria with Artificial Intelligence

An international team of scientists has utilised Artificial Intelligence (AI) to monitor levels of antibiotic resistant bacteria around the world. The findings may help...
antimicrobial stewardship

How the DRIVE-AMS programme is optimising antimicrobial stewardship

Dr Neda Milevska-Kostova explores how the DRIVE-AMS programme, pioneered by Radboud University Medical Centre, advances antimicrobial stewardship and how changing behaviours and supporting implementation...
high fibre diet

High fibre diet reduces risk of antibiotic resistant infections

Eating a high fibre diet may be an effective way to reduce antimicrobial resistance (AMR), with research suggesting that consuming soluble fibre reduces antibiotic...

Health Special Reports

Health eBooks

Health Partners

Pin It on Pinterest