Antibiotics

Use Antibiotics Wisely To Reduce Drug-Resistance

Use Antibiotics Wisely To Reduce Drug-Resistance

There’s no question that antibiotics when given appropriately, save lives. But they’re not always used appropriately. Antibiotic overuse doesn’t just lead to drug-resistant superbugs, it may also permanently wipe out the body’s good bacteria. We…


Smart Bandage That Can Speed Healing

Smart Bandage That Can Speed Healing

Researchers have designed a smart bandage that could eventually heal chronic wounds or battlefield injuries with every fiber of its being; the study was conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Harvard Medical School and MIT….





Maple Syrup Can Boost The Efficacy Of Antibiotics

Maple Syrup Can Boost The Efficacy Of Antibiotics

New research shows that the phenolic extract from maple syrup can boost antibiotics’ efficacy in fighting off infection. They found that the extract increased the permeability of the bacteria, suggesting that it helps antibiotics gain…


Smartphone For Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

Smartphone For Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

Researchers from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the US developed an automated diagnostic test reader for antimicrobial resistance using a smartphone that can help people in remote areas with limited resources conduct routine…


New Star-Shaped Polymers May Spell End For Antibiotics

New Star-Shaped Polymers May Spell End For Antibiotics

Scientists claim to have developed tiny, star-shaped molecules which may effectively wipe out deadly bacteria that can no longer be killed by current antibiotics. The study holds promise for a new treatment method against antibiotic-resistant…