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Dustin Poirier hospitalized with ‘serious’ infection

Dustin Poirier has updated fans on his staph infection and things are looking bad for the fan favorite. According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, Poirier “told me it’s staph, but he’s not responding to antibiotics over the last 24 hours. Undergoing further blood work now, hopefully get some answers today.” Poirier…
bubmag
December 6, 2022
Antibiotics

Vaccine to prevent UTIs could be taken as a dissolving tablet

Recurrent UTIs could one day be prevented with a vaccine instead of antibiotics if promising results in mice and rabbits are replicated in clinical trials Health 23 November 2022 By Alice Klein E. coli bacteria seen through an electron microscope STEVE GSCHMEISSNER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY A vaccine tablet that dissolves under…
bubmag
November 23, 2022
Antibiotics

Antimicrobial Resistance Is Growing because of COVID

Even before the COVID pandemic, antimicrobial resistance, in which microbes no longer respond to common medications like antibiotics, was a big concern for public health organizations and health care specialists. In 2019, the latest year for which data are available, antimicrobial resistance led to 4.95 million deaths globally, making it…
bubmag
November 18, 2022
Antibiotics

New Antibiotic Kills Dangerous and Resistant Bacteria

The research is an important step in the development of new effective drugs. A new antibiotic that can fight against resistant bacteria. Antibiotics were long thought to be a miracle cure for bacterial infections. However, many pathogens have evolved to withstand antibiotics over time and thus the quest for new drugs is becoming…
bubmag
November 16, 2022
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The $6 Billion Shot at Making New Antibiotics

“The market is broken,” says Zachary Zimmerman, cofounder and director of the small antibiotic firm Forge Therapeutics, which currently has two new antibiotics under development. “So what we need to do is take the market out of the equation.” This is what the Pasteur Act would do. In its current…
bubmag
November 14, 2022
Antibiotics

Could the RSV surge be behind the amoxicillin shortage?

Home News Certain types of amoxicillin are currently in short supply. (Image credit: MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images / Contributor via Getty Images) A surge of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections in U.S. babies and toddlers has coincided with an uptick in demand for certain types of amoxicillin, which,…
bubmag
November 11, 2022
Antibiotics

Novartis adds 50 mln euros to European antibiotics investment budget

Project takes EU antibiotic investment budget to 250 mln euroSandoz says global antibiotics demand is rapidly increasingSandoz still calls for reform of generic drug pricing regimeNov 7 (Reuters) - Sandoz, the generic drugs business that will be spun off its parent Novartis (NOVN.S), will boost investment in its European antibiotics…
bubmag
November 7, 2022