Sunday, December 6, 2020
wellness India Expo
Home Tags Drug resistance

Tag: drug resistance

New study finds antibiotic resistant gene in fresh food samples

The new findings about the presence of bacteria resistant to colistin, an antibiotic of the last resort, in food samples, and insertion of resistant gene in bacteria called Klebsiella pneumoniae were presented on 24th April at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.....

India among top four nations affected severely by antibiotic resistance

The white paper released by Aetna International highlights antibiotics resistance as a serious hazard to public health 7 Lakh deaths per year due to antimicrobial resistance, expected to reach 1 crore per annum by 2050.............

New efficacious vaccine to fight TB on the horizon

The scientists of National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT), Chennai are working on a vaccine based on fresh approach and aims at preventing TB in adults............

Combination therapy may improve treatment of blood cancer

Scientists at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati have demonstrated in laboratory cell-based studies that by a new combined approach, resistant cells can be re-sensitized to drugs...........

Clinical trials of antibiotics on children now allowed in India

Drugs Controller General (India) has given approval for conduct of various clinical trials of Antibiotics on children under one year of age........

Indian scientists resurrect World War era drug to fight malaria

The researchers at Jawaharlal Nehru University have found that the acriflavine or ACF used as an anti-parasite drug during last century, is effective against malaria parasite and are, therefore working to make this molecule more effective using nanotechnology.........

New way found to improve efficacy of TB treatment

The approach has been tested in category II pulmonary TB patients, and found effective in clearing TB bacteria faster................

Solution to drug resistant kala-azar might be just on cards!

The team of researchers from the CDRI and BHU have recently figured out that nine proteins present in the invading parasite play an important role in its response to antimony agents currently in use.........

Nanomedicine hope for cancer patients

With an aim to develop safer nanotechnology based medicine targeting multi drug resistant cancers, the Pune based startup, Oncocur India has taken the unconventional plant based nano-chemistry route......