August 28, 2018
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) recognizes the distinguished physicians and scientists from the United States and around the world who were elected this year to be Fellows of IDSA.
August 7, 2018
Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is a widely accepted, safe, and effective treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (rCDI) that has made its way into the latest Infectious Diseases Society of America guidelines. But does the cure endure? A recent study in Clinical Infectious Diseases by Mamo et al evaluated the durability and long-term outcomes associated with FMT.
June 28, 2018
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology this week named a dozen scientists the winners of its annual awards. The winners were nominated by colleagues and other leaders in their fields for making significant contributions to biochemistry and molecular biology and the training of emerging scientists.
March 28, 2018
Scientists have discovered a new class of antibiotics that can kill methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in mice.
March 28, 2018
Cassandra Quave, an ethnobotanist, pursues a cure for infections, especially those that are resistant to common antibiotic treatments. She focuses on natural remedies that traditional healers have used for hundreds of years.
March 19, 2018
The reauthorization of the Animal Drug User Fee Act, which is quickly making its way through Congress, gives lawmakers a chance to address the growing threat of superbugs caused, in part, by open-ended use of antibiotics important to human medicine.
August 2, 2018
Four months of treatment with rifampin is no less effective than 9 months of isoniazid therapy for preventing active tuberculosis (TB) in people with a latent infection, according to two new trials - one in adults and one in children.
August 1, 2018
This is how scared you should be.
June 5, 2018
Antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections pose a grave danger to the health of millions of people every year. Phage therapy may provide a solution.
March 13, 2018
Antibiotic resistance may be the greatest medical challenge of our time. It threatens major advances of modern medicine including organ transplants, cancer chemotherapy, and routine surgical procedures that would not be possible without these life-saving drugs. We are all at risk.
February 1, 2018
Books, despite often being passed from germy hand to germy hand, are safer to handle than you might imagine.
January 10, 2018
Ointment cleared wounds in mice and human skin samples of MRSA, other tough bacteria.