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Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR)

The university’s School of Veterinary Medicine has been awarded the money by the European Commission, with which it will undertake interdisciplinary research to tackle the growing threat of food borne zoonoses and the rise of AMR. more

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Pfizer has launched a website and app to help fight antimicrobial resistance. more

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AMR is back in the news (is it ever out?) and with good reason. The World Health Organisation has published a list of drug-resistant bacteria thought to pose the biggest threat to human health. more

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Following increased concern for the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has released a list of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health. more

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Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the John Innes Centre (JIC) have discovered a new antibiotic which could be used to help fight MRSA. more

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A recent report by business intelligence provider GBI Research suggests that the antibacterial drugs market is set to reach $35.6 billion by 2022. more

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Clinical researchers across the North will have the chance to use a portable DNA sequencing device to help fight against anti-microbial resistance (AMR). more

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The recent death of a woman, who died after contracting an antibiotic-resistant infection has caused the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to issue strict guidelines on the selling of antibiotics by retailers, chemists and drug makers. more

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As 2016 draws to a close, many of us will start thinking about changes we can make in the year ahead. more

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Researchers from the University of Liverpool and the National University of Ireland Galway have identified a way to more effectively treat MRSA. more

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Scientists have found that a substance found in the human nose produces a previously unknown antibiotic. more

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Strains of E. coli resistant to one antibiotic can protect other bacteria growing nearby, according to findings by researchers at MIT more

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The Medical Research Council (MRC) is giving almost £10m in grants as part of an initiative to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) more

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been heralded as “one of the biggest health threats facing mankind” by the O’Neill review. EPM looks at five ways in which the pharmaceutical sector is fighting this threat more

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The O’Neill review into antimicrobial resistance (AMR) challenges governments, industry and the medical profession to get to grips with bacterial resistance to antibiotics, “one of the biggest health threats facing mankind” more

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DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals (DSP) will engage with its peers to identify solutions to the global health threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as part of the Drug, Chemical and Associated Technologies Association (DCAT) Week 2016 more

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World health experts gathered at the University of Edinburgh yesterday to find new ways of fighting antibiotic resistant infections more

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The “post-antibiotic world” could soon be a reality due to a gene strain that prevents antibiotics from killing deadly bacteria researchers say more

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Researchers at Loughborough University have secured £545,000 to help tackle resistance to antibiotics more

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The unnecessary use of antibiotics is one of the issues that will be addressed at the Bioinfect conference on 10 November at the Alderley Park, Cheshire more

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