Antibiotic Resistance

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Antimicrobial Resistance Part 1: Why more people are likely to die of infections in 2050
Health

Antimicrobial Resistance Part 1: Why more people are likely to die of infections in 2050

Antimicrobial resistance occurs when microorganisms — bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa — change in response to drugs and develop immunity to them.

World Antibiotic Resistance Awareness Week: India has a grave need for antibiotic awareness
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World Antibiotic Resistance Awareness Week: India has a grave need for antibiotic awareness

AMR occurs when bacteria develop the ability to defeat drugs which have been designed to kill them.

Inhumane, unregulated animal agriculture practices in India extract a heavy toll on us, and the environment
India

Inhumane, unregulated animal agriculture practices in India extract a heavy toll on us, and the environment

The poultry industry has grown unregulated such that it impacts the weakest sections of society: residents near these farms, the environment and the birds themselves.

Compound found effective in killing superbug bacteria causing pneumonia, UTIs
science

Compound found effective in killing superbug bacteria causing pneumonia, UTIs

Multidrug-resistant pathogens are responsible for millions of resistant infections annually.

Device detects bacteria in minutes, cuts down wait time, ensures better patient care
science

Device detects bacteria in minutes, cuts down wait time, ensures better patient care

Researchers can now detect bacteria and their shape, can't pinpoint the type of species.

Antibiotic resistance is spreading much faster than previously thought: Study
science

Antibiotic resistance is spreading much faster than previously thought: Study

Resistance can be passed from bacteria to bacteria without transferring plasmid DNA: Study.

Antibiotic resistance: A global threat to healthcare that needs collective action
science

Antibiotic resistance: A global threat to healthcare that needs collective action

Antibiotic abuse can be curbed to a great extent if OTC antibiotics without prescriptions are barred.

Researchers use CRISPR gene editing to disrupt antibiotic-resistance in bacteria
science

Researchers use CRISPR gene editing to disrupt antibiotic-resistance in bacteria

The method doesn’t make permanent genome changes, affecting expression of bacterial genes instead

Scientists explain strange behaviour of gut bacteria resistant to TB drugs
science

Scientists explain strange behaviour of gut bacteria resistant to TB drugs

Bifidobacteria, which is resistant to tuberculosis drugs, has intrigued scientists for long.

Four research startups from India are developing rapid tests to help check antibiotic resistance
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Four research startups from India are developing rapid tests to help check antibiotic resistance

The Discovery Awards in India are funded by the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council in India (BIRAC).