Quinolone
The quinolones are a family of synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial drugs.The first generation of quinolones began with the introduction of nalidixic acid in 1962 for treatment of urinary tract infe...
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Nevada woman dies of superbug resistant to all available US antibiotics
Nevada woman dies of superbug resistant to all available US antibiotics. Expert fear its only a matter of time before this fast evolving bugs threaten more a...
How Alcohol Abuse can be the worst teen abuse of all?
Alcohol is the most underrated abuse of all time. Abusers seldom realise they are not victims of abuse, but abusing it to the point where it becomes an addiction due to the "kick" it provides and the ...
WATCH: Bacteria Invade Antibiotics And Transform Into Superbugs
If you've ever wanted to watch a superbug evolve before your very eyes, you're in luck. In a creative stroke inspired by Hollywood wizardry, scientists have designed a simple way to observe how bacter...
Rio Olympic Games: 'Super Bacteria' Discovered In Rio's Waters As Olympics Near
A drug-resistant bacteria is growing below Rio de Janeiro's most stunning beaches. A group of Brazilian scientists have detected a drug-resistant bacteria growing off of some of Rio de Janeiro's most ...
Next time you ask the doctor for some antibiotics – consider whether you're being immoral
Antimicrobial resistance continues to be a growing concern for our future health. Whose responsibility is it to intervene?
'Nightmare' Infection Found In US For First Time
A superbug resistant to all known medications has been found in the United States for the first time, raising new concern about the dwindling effectiveness of antibiotics, the top US public health off...
Live viruses are now being used to fight infections
The treatment harnesses viruses called phages to attack and kill dangerous bacteria, including "superbugs".
New "Superbug" Gene Found In Animals And People In China
A new gene that makes bacteria highly resistant to a last-resort class of antibiotics has been found in people and pigs in China - including in samples of bacteria with epidemic potential, researchers...
Moving Manure Beyond Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Manure management is serious business for a meat-hungry world. A single cow, depending on its size, can generate between 43 and 120 pounds of manure a day. Cow manure can be a low-cost fertilizer for ...
Researchers Develop Novel Theoretical Approach To Reduce Antibiotic Resistance
It is estimated that each year in the United States 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to one or more types of antibiotics, and at least 23,000 people will die because ...
U.S. FDA Accepts First Digital Medicine New Drug Application
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) and Proteus Digital Health (Proteus) today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that the New Drug Application (ND...
A Paradigm Shift In Multidrug Resistance
Bacteria are pretty wily creatures. Take for example, an organism such as Salmonella, which are killed by antibiotics in lab tests, but can become highly resistant in the body. It is an example of wha...
Essential Oils Might Be the New Antibiotics
Faced with increasingly drug-resistant bacteria, scientists and farmers are now looking to plant extracts to keep people and animals healthy. Essential oils often evoke thoughts of scented candles and...
Patient With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Being Treated In Maryland
Health authorities are working to identify anyone who may have been exposed to a patient with a drug-resistant form of tuberculosis. The patient traveled in April from India to the United States, thro...
Robots Help Make Promising Antimicrobial Compounds
There’s an urgent demand for new antimicrobial compounds that are effective against constantly emerging drug-resistant bacteria. Two robotic chemical-synthesizing machines, named Symphony X and Overtu...
Adverse effects of fluoroquinolones
The quinolones are a family of synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial drugs.The first generation of quinolones began with the introduction of nalidixic acid in 1962 for treatment of urinary tract infe...
Adverse effects of fluoroquinolones - Wikipedia
Antibiotic misuse
Antibiotic misuse, sometimes called antibiotic abuse or antibiotic overuse, refers to the misuse or overuse of antibiotics, with potentially serious effects on health. It is a contributing factor to t...
Antibiotic misuse - Wikipedia
Antibiotic resistance
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when a microbe acquires a genetic mutation making it resistant to the effect of one or more antimicrobial agents that were once effective. This genetic mutation m...
Antibiotic resistance - Wikipedia
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics
The quinolones are a family of synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial drugs.Quinolones, and derivatives, have also been isolated from natural sources (such as plants, animals and bacteria) and can act...
Brefonalol
Brefonalol is a beta-adrenergic antagonist.
Cilostazol
Cilostazol /sɨˈlɒstəzɒl/ is a quinolinone-derivative medication used in the alleviation of the symptom of intermittent claudication in individuals with peripheral vascular disease. It is manufactured...
Aripiprazole
Aripiprazole (/ˌɛərɨˈpɪprəzoʊl/ AIR-i-PIP-rə-zohl; brand names: Abilify, Aripiprex) is an atypical antipsychotic. It is recommended and primarily used in the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar dis...
Aripiprazole - Wikipedia
Researchers Develop Novel Theoretical Approach To Reduce Antibiotic Resistance
It is estimated that each year in the United States 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to one or more types of antibiotics, and at least 23,000 people will die because ...
Oxolinic acid
Oxolinic acid is a quinolone antibiotic developed in Japan in the 1970s. Dosages 12–20 mg/kg orally administered for five to ten days. The antibiotic works by inhibiting the enzyme DNA gyrase. I...
Oxolinic acid - Wikipedia
Origin of antibiotic resistance
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when a microbe acquires a genetic mutation making it resistant to the effect of one or more antimicrobial agents that were once effective. This genetic mutation m...
Origin of antibiotic resistance - Wikipedia
What causes antibiotic resistance? - Kevin Wu - YouTube
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-antibiotics-become-resistant-over-time-kevin-wu Right now, you are inhabited by trillions of microorganisms. ...
Flumequine
Flumequine is a synthetic chemotherapeutic antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone drug class used to treat bacterial infections. It is a first-generation fluoroquinolone antibacterial that has been removed...
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Cilostamide
Cilostamide is a PDE3 inhibitor.