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Discovery of new antibiotic class could be the answer to drug...

The antibiotic Nosopharm has a unconventional source and a distinctive way of killing bacteria There is a new antibiotic class on the horizon, one that...

India leads in antibiotic use, it’s a resistance red flag

New study reveals antibiotic use in India doubled between 2000 and 2015Antibiotic consumption in India has increased the fastest in the southeast Asian region,...

Forgotten antibiotic could emerge as drug resistance saviour

An antibiotic overlooked since its discovery 40 years ago could help develop new drugs against life-threatening infections caused by some of the world's most...

Procalcitonin – a novel marker to help reduce antibiotic overuse

For every physician who has ever been baffled by a patient’s response - or the lack of it - to an antibiotic, procalcitonin may...

Drug resistant TB tops antibiotics priority list drawn up by WHO

A multi country study funded by the World Health Organisation has zeroed in upon the drug resistant tuberculosis bacterium as a priority for future...

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