News & Perspective

Sep 20, 2016

Sep 20, 2016
Levaquin IV bag

Study finds no changes in US hospitals' antibiotic use

The study, based on 34 million discharge records over 6 years, is the first to estimate trends in US hospitals.

Sep 19, 2016

Sep 19, 2016
MRSA bacteria

UK health officials detail progress on AMR strategy

Report finds some encouraging trends in resistance, but also notes increasing consumption of anitbiotics.

Sep 14, 2016

Sep 14, 2016
MRSA

Report on drug resistance in Canada shows some declines

The report shows antimicrobial resistance mostly stable, with some declines and some worries.

Aug 01, 2016

Aug 01, 2016

Researchers identify antibiotic-producing nose bacteria

The finding suggests that future antiobitic candidates could be found within the human body.

May 11, 2016

May 11, 2016
MRSA bacteria

Household MRSA contamination may fuel repeat infections

Study finds household contamination may increase the risk of recurrence.

Mar 02, 2016

Mar 02, 2016
Staphylococcus aureus

Staph susceptibility varies in children by treatment, geography

MRSA infections have declined in recent years, paralleling a drop in adults.