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Transmission electron micrographs of reference serovar Typhi Ty2 strain. (a–d) Normal Salmonella cells and (e–h) cadmium adapted Salmonella cells. Arrows highlights the differences observed. Inset- White arrows marked the electron dense regions in the enhanced micrographic image.

How heavy metals are helping spread drug resistance

Exposure to cadmium is making typhoid-causing bacteria, Salmonella, stronger and difficult-to-treat with conventional antibiotics, a new study has suggested. Researchers have identified exposure to cadmium...
Prescribing antibiotics for children with cough does not reduce hospitalization risk

Prescribing antibiotics for children with cough does not reduce hospitalization risk

Specialists and medical caretakers frequently endorse antibiotics for youngsters with a cough and respiratory disease to avoid return visits, symptoms getting worse or hospitalization. A...
Using biosensors to deliver personalized doses of antibiotics

Using biosensors to deliver personalized doses of antibiotics

A group of eight EPFL understudies has concocted a convenient biosensor that can gauge the measure of vancomycin in a patient's bloodstream, empowering specialists...
MIT researchers have discovered that peptides normally secreted by cells that line the stomach have previously unknown antimicrobial activity

Biological engineers discover new antibiotic candidates

Scientists at the MIT along with University of Naples Federico II have discovered parts of the protein pepsinogen, a catalyst used to digest food in the...
Children's drug-resistant bugs could stop common antibiotics working

Children’s drug-resistant bugs could stop common antibiotics working

Rising levels of medication protection in the microorganisms that reason youth contamination could render normal anti-infection agents ineffectual, an investigation cautions. E. coli is in...
Premature births are associated with changes in mother's bacteria

Premature birth is associated with changes in mother’s bacteria

An investigation of many ladies, did at Imperial College London, found that inconspicuous changes to the microscopic organisms introduce in the vagina were unequivocally...