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What makes people talk about antibiotics on social media? A retrospective analysis of Twitter use | Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy | Oxford Academic

Emergent use of social media: a new age of opportunity for disaster resilience<p>Assessing vaccination sentiments with online social media: implications …

Challenge

Tips from Vietnam: Designing technology to reduce antibiotic use and resistance<p>Working on a mobile application has made me realise how much our life …

Oxford University

Making a Scary Future Without Antibiotics Real

Last year, 17 percent of Americans were given antibiotics. We take for granted that they will work. We forget that before antibiotics were first developed, in the 1940s, even routine infections could be scary, and potentially life-threatening.<p>Will that soon be the case again? In early May, a …

The declaration of WAAAR against antibiotic resistance!

The WAAAR (World Alliance Against Antibiotic Resistance) declaration has been launched today. The increase in antibiotic resistant bacteria poses a …

Public Health

‘RESISTANCE’ – THE FILM FOLLOWED BY A DEBATE ON ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

<b>Described by the World Health Organisation as one of the three greatest threats to mankind.</b><b>Monday 9 March 2015, 1730-1930hrs</b><p><b>Leonard Deacon Lecture</b> …

Antibiotic-resistant bugs need global response, say health experts

Public health experts have called on world leaders to establish a global organisation to fight the rising threat from drug-resistant bugs.<p>Antibiotic-resistant pathogens have reached every country, with some patients being treated with drugs that are now the last line of defence against infections. …

Global Action Needed In Fight Against Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

In a commentary published in the journal <i>Nature</i>, experts called for a stronger global response in tackling antibiotic resistant bacteria. These …

Bacteria found in squid raises concern about spread of antibiotic resistance, study finds

By Lena H. Sun<p>, Reporter<p>Researchers in Canada have discovered one of the deadliest kinds of antibiotic-resistant bacteria for the first time in a food product — raw squid — widening the potential exposure for consumers, according to a report published Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease …

New Drug Approved to Take On Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to treat MRSA, the "contagious and …

Antibiotic crisis bigger than Aids as common infections will kill, WHO warns

Common infections and minor scratches could soon kill because antibiotics are becoming useless against new superbugs, World Health Organisation warns<p>A child's scratched knee from falling off their bike, common bladder infections among the elderly in care homes and routine surgery to replace broken …

Nature Outlook : Antibiotics

Outlook<p>Top<p>Antibiotics<p>Mike May<p>Nature 509, S1 (1 May 2014)<p>Antibiotic resistance: An infectious arms race<p>Karyn Hede<p>Nature 509, S2-S3 (1 May 2014)<p>Drug …

Kenneth White and Community Penicillin Production in Wartime – paper by Gilbert Shama

The Mould that Changed the World! Exciting new school musical - education through innovation!<br>-See latest news<p>Dr Nick Brown appointed new Director of …

Medicine

ARM 2014 Workshop for Researchers

<b>Thursday 27 – Friday 28 November</b> <b><br>Holiday Inn, Birmingham City Centre</b><p>The 9th ARM Workshop offered members of the UK community researching mechanisms of …

Chemotherapy

Superbugs 'more deadly than AIDS' as antibiotics become increasingly useless

An infected scratch could become an everyday killer as antibiotics become increasingly useless, the world’s top doctors have warned.<p>The World Health …

BSAC responds to WHO Global Report on Antibiotic Resistance

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) has today welcomed publication of the <b>World Health Organisation (WHO) first report on the</b> …

Antibiotic resistance threatens modern medicine, WHO warns | Financial Times

Antibiotic resistance is “a threat so serious that it threatens the achievements of modern medicine”, the World Health Organisation has …

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Antibiotic Action

Antibiotic Action. 1K likes. There are serious concerns regarding the future effectiveness of currently available antibiotics and the lack of …

Antibiotic Action

SoapboxScience 2014 Ireland - SoapboxScience

On the 26th of April 2014, Soapbox Science joined efforts with Trinity College Dublin’s Equality Fund and WiSER to transform Trinity’s Front Square …

Antimicrobial resistance – addressing the threat to global health | The Academy of Medical Sciences

The Academy and Royal Society have partnered to organise a scientific discussion meeting to address the growing threat of antimicrobial …

UK Universities

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Inquiry concluded.<p>Research Councils UK response to be published on 21 October 2014.<p>Science and Technology Committee publishes the Research Councils …

Many Hospitals Don't Follow Their Infection-Prevention Policies

Checklists put into place by hospitals to prevent healthcare-associated infections are often not followed, according to a large new study. These kinds of infections kill around 100,000 people each year in the U.S.<p>And some hospitals don't even have checklists to prevent common hospital infections in …