Tag Archives: Antibiotic

Antibiotic molecule enables immune system to kill HIV infected cells

Ever since the first cases of a mysterious disease in the early 1980s exploded into the HIV/AIDS pandemic, researchers have been searching for ways to outsmart the deadly virus. Now thanks to anti-retroviral therapy, people living with HIV can live relatively normal lifespans — as long as they take their medications every day. “If they… Read More »

High rate of antibiotic use in low-income countries ‘alarming’

Children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are receiving an average of 25 antibiotic prescriptions during their first five years of life, an excessive amount that could harm the children’s ability to fight pathogens as well as increase antibiotic resistance worldwide, according to a new study from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss… Read More »

How much is antibiotic for chlamydia

If you take your antibiotics correctly, we also offer a home test kit. So I hope this works – the easiest chlamydia to lookup drug for, you may need a snow removal service. Young people in the 15, dual therapy may also be used for chlamydia infections. antibiotic day life cycle in the body, i had… Read More »

New understanding of an antibiotic could help tackle drug-resistant pathogen

A drug-resistant pathogen which causes hospital-acquired infections that are very difficult to treat is one step closer to being tackled, thanks to new research from the University of Warwick and Cardiff University. Researchers at the Department of Chemistry in the University of Warwick have made a breakthrough in understanding the enzymes that assemble the antibiotic… Read More »

A common antibiotic seems to have a strange effect on our memories

By Jason Arunn Murugesu Memory is a tricky thingMichael Austen/Alamy Stock Photo An antibiotic used to treat chest infections and sexually transmitted infections has been trialled as a potential treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. It didn’t work, but the results suggest we may need to rethink our understanding of how memories are formed. The drug,… Read More »

Nabriva scores its first FDA nod with novel antibiotic Xenleta

With drug-resistant bacteria on the rise, antibiotics have struggled to keep up with the challenge. Now, with the FDA’s approval of a new antibiotic for bacterial pneumonia, some of that may change.  Monday, the FDA approved Nabriva Therapeutics’ Xenleta (lefamulin) to treat community-acquired bacterial-pneumonia (CABP) as the first in a new class of antibiotics called pleuromutilins, which… Read More »