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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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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). Read 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. Read more