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life-threatening infections

New Compound Shown to Be as Effective as FDA-Approved Drugs Against...

Purdue University researchers have identified  a new compound that in preliminary testing has shown itself to be as effective as antibiotics approved by the Food...
Supercharged antibiotics

Supercharged Antibiotics Could Turn Tide Against Superbugs

An old drug supercharged by University of Queensland researchers has emerged as a new antibiotic that could destroy some of the world’s most dangerous...
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Fecal Transplant Replants Microbial Garden

When facing a life-threatening infection, the "yuck factor" is a minor concern. Fecal microbiota transplant (FMT for short) has become an accepted treatment for...
bacteria

UV Light Can Aid Hospitals’ Fight to Wipe Out Drug-Resistant Superbugs

A new tool -- a type of ultraviolet light called UVC -- could aid hospitals in the ongoing battle to keep drug-resistant bacteria from...