News & Perspective

Jun 19, 2017

Jun 19, 2017
Antibiotic stewardship

Review ties stewardship to sharp drop in resistant bacteria

The study appears to be the first to measure colonization incidence or infections as a primary outcome.

Jun 16, 2017

Jun 16, 2017
VE nursing home

Tailored infection control shown to cut MRSA in veterans home

The program, approved by residents, was tied to an 89% drop in MRSA over 4 years.

May 05, 2017

May 05, 2017
ICU patient

Study: Kids' MRSA blood infections less deadly but still a problem

Results hold lessons for antibiotic prescribing, the author says.

Apr 21, 2017

Apr 21, 2017
Research vial

Using elements of viruses, antibodies to fight resistant bacteria

Study finds that phage lysins combined with elements of antibodies combat MRSA in mice.

Feb 27, 2017

Feb 27, 2017
Antibiotic susceptibility test

WHO identifies antibiotic-resistant 'priority pathogens'

Agency officials say new antibiotics for the identified bacteria are urgently needed.

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.

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