Drug-resistant superbugs spreading in European hospitals

Research has found strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae resistant to the carbapenems spreading through hospitals Related items fromOnMedica GPs given help to spot Lyme disease Single-dose malaria drug eliminates parasite from liver Antibiotic research programme launched Measles cases triple in Europe but immunisation rates grow Chief medical officer launches push for flu jab drive
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The coronavirus pandemic ’s knock-on impact on healthcare for tuberculosis, malaria and HIV could lead to deaths on a similar level to those from covid-19 itself in some parts of the world, a new analysis finds
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A Peninsula biotech company is supplying a set of parasite-fighting preclinical compounds to a startup created by one of the scientists who co-founded the company more than two decades ago. Kainomyx Inc. — launched by a Stanford University-connected team including scientist Jim Spudich, a winner of the prestigious Lasker Award — is targeting malaria, leishmaniasis and other parasitic diseases. Spudich was one of the founders of Cytokinetics Inc. (NASDAQ: CYTK), which is taking an equity stake…
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It is well known that visceral fat tissue is an important source of the chronic inflammation that drives the onset and progress of all of the common age-related diseases. This is normally discussed in the context of excess visceral fat, given the high prevalence of overweight individuals in our modern society of cheap calories and too little exercise. Visceral fat encourages the creation of senescent cells and their inflammatory secretions, but also rouses the immune system to inflammation via a range of other mechanisms. Overweight individuals have a shorter, less healthy life with higher lifetime medical expenses as a re...
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This week's fun case is from Dr. Tess Karre, one of our former clinical microbiology fellows. The following structures were seen in a hematoxylin and eosin stained small bowel biopsy. Identification?
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[Daily Trust] Kano State Government in partnership with the Malaria Consortium have earmarked about N3 billion for malaria prevention activities in the state.
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(Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia) Scientists have discovered that the microbiota of each individual determines the maintenance of antibiotic resistant bacteria in the gut: whereas in some individuals resistant bacteria are quickly eliminated, in others they are not. The study now published in Nature Ecology and Evolution highlights the need to implement more personalized therapies and brings new perspectives to the paradigm of the evolution of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the gut.
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(Rice University) Rice University engineers analyze the droppings of urban birds and show persistent levels of antibiotic-resistant genes and bacteria that may be transferred to humans through the environment.
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