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Sustainable manufacturing practices key to combat growing AMR

The experts highlighted the importance of attention towards pharmaceutical manufacturing practices at the joint workshop conducted in Korea by Centrient Pharmaceuticals and Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi, on 'Sustainable Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals'.........................

Drug resistant infections associated with higher in hospital mortality rate in...

Researchers analyzed antimicrobial susceptibility testing results and mortality outcomes for over 4,000 patients who visited one of ten tertiary or quaternary referral hospitals across India in 2015...………..

Rising antibiotic resistance taking India to pre-antibiotic era, say experts

The loss of effective antibiotic therapy threatens to make once-treatable infections deadly again and jeopardize the delivery of modern medicine. Therefore, rationalizing the use of antibiotics is essential to reduce the burden of infectious diseases...………...

How heavy metals are helping spread drug resistance

Researchers have identified exposure to cadmium as a reason for Salmonella becoming resistant to antibiotics and have deciphered how cadmium affects the bacteria.......................

Gut bacteria are a reservoir of drug resistance genes, find THSTI...

Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad based scientists have found that friendly gut bacteria are a reservoir of drug resistance genes which when transferred to disease-causing bacteria may make them untreatable...............

Now diagnostic testing possible even when under antibiotics

iGenetic Diagnostics has successfully given a diagnostic result for a septicaemia patient within 24 hours whereas traditional approaches take 3 days..........

End TB Summit: WHO South-East Asia nations commit to intensified efforts

The Member countries of the Region stressed their firm intent to collectively reach out to 2 million missing TB cases and 150 000 multidrug-resistance cases by 2020...................

Things we must know about antibiotic resistance & its prevention

The appropriate use of antibiotics often called antibiotic stewardship can help preserve the effectiveness of current antibiotics, extend their lifespan and protect the people from antibiotic-resistant infections, writes Dr Ambanna Gowda, Consultant, Internal Medicine and Diabetologist, Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore....................

IIT Roorkee team develops a new technique to reverse antibiotic resistance

The team has shown that the molecule, when used in combination with fluoroquinolones, allows the antibiotic to kill the bacterial cells, thereby effectively tackling the antibiotic resistance problem............

Module Innovations wins Discovery Award seed funding grant

The Pune based startup, Module Innovations wins two prestigious awards for technology that can diagnose Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in 60 minutes.......