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Recent research from a team at Rockefeller University has uncovered natural compounds in soil samples that may be useful in the treatment of several bacterial infections that have become resistant to multiple antibiotics. 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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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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Deaths from antibiotic resistance are an increasing threat. Dutch biotech company Micreos has launched what is said to the first bacteria-killing enzyme (endolysin) registered for human use against MRSA. more

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A group of scientists has warned that Britain and Europe collectively could face more than a million deaths in an impending "Antibiotic Armageddon” unless more is spent on drug resistant diseases. more

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The Medical Research Council (MRC) has welcomed a report by an independent review which calls for global investment, better diagnostics, better surveillance and support for researchers in the race to solve the problem of antimicrobial resistance. more

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The pharma sector made the mainstream headlines today with the announcement of a ‘game-changing’ antibiotic discovery. EPM looks at the names behind the hype. more

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A Dutch biotech company has developed a bacteria-killing enzyme which is effective in killing methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). more

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US group Savara Pharmaceuticals has secured $10 million in financial backing to develop AeroVanc, the trade name of the first inhaled antibiotic designed to address the growing number of MRSA lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients. more