Opinion: We Need More than New Antibiotics to Fight Resistance Neil S. Greenspan and Arturo Casadevall | Nov 1, 2019 Metabolic disrupters, phages, and other approaches are going to be needed to treat the broadest possible range of patients infected by bacterial pathogens resistant to multiple drugs. In the summer of 1924, Calvin Jr., [...]
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Antibiotic resistance: a rundown of a global crisis National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine The advent of multidrug resistance among pathogenic bacteria is imperiling the worth of antibiotics, which have previously transformed medical sciences. The crisis of antimicrobial resistance has been ascribed to the misuse of these agents and due [...]
The rise of superbugs: Facing the antibiotic resistance crisis By Maria Cohut, Ph.D. | November 18, 2019 | Medical News Today While medical research has helped us overcome many health threats, we now face a new type of crisis: Many dangerous bacteria are becoming resistant to the drugs meant to fight them. Where do [...]
The World Is Running Out Of Antibiotics, WHO Report Confirms 20 September 2017 | WHO News Release | Geneva A report, Antibacterial agents in clinical development – an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipeline, including tuberculosis, launched today by WHO shows a serious lack of new antibiotics under development to combat the [...]
Review on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Wellcome Trust & UK Department of Health The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), was commissioned in July 2014 by the UK Prime Minister, who asked economist Jim O’Neill to analyse the global problem of rising drug resistance and propose concrete actions to tackle it internationally. The Review on AMR [...]
Innovative Ways to Pay for New Antibiotics Will Help Fight Superbugs 11 April 2018 | STAT | Kevin Outterson, Executive Director CARB-X Antibiotics are the most important drug class in human history. Without them, minor infections like strep throat or urinary tract infections could turn deadly. Heart surgery, cancer treatment, and virtually everything [...]
Antimicrobial Resistance 20 August 2017 | WHO News Release | Geneva Many of the medical breakthroughs of the last century could be lost through the spread of antimicrobial resistance. Previously curable infectious diseases may become untreatable and spread throughout the world. This has already started to happen. The report “Antimicrobial resistance: global report [...]
Antibiotics in Meat Could Be Damaging Our Guts 25 May 2018 | NY Times | By William D. Cohan The F.D.A. banned the use of antibiotics for growth promotion in animals last year. One organic cattle farmer is sure the ban is being flouted. In 2015, Sandy Lewis, a small-time organic cattle farmer [...]
Superbugs: An Arms Race against Bacteria by William Hall (Author), Anthony McDonnell (Author), Jim O’Neill Chair of a formal Review on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) (Author) Antibiotics are powerful drugs that can prevent and treat infections, but they are becoming less effective as a result of drug resistance. Resistance develops because the bacteria that [...]
High Levels Of Antibiotic Resistance Found Worldwide, New Data Shows 29 January 2018 | WHO News Release | Bangkok WHO’s first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections in both high- and low-income countries. WHO’s new Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System (GLASS) reveals [...]