Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 10:02
Researchers have discovered a new class of antibiotics to fight bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and other drug-resistant bacteria that threaten public health.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 11:04
A new study has revealed that garlic contains a substance that is particularly effective in encounters with even the hardiest bacterial strains.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 10:07
A team of researchers has discovered a promising new class of antibiotics that could aid efforts to overcome drug-resistance in tuberculosis (TB).
Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 19:55
Here comes a glaucoma medicine sandwiched inside a specially-designed contact lens. The lens, which can also correct vision, releases the eyesight-saving medication at a steady rate for up to a month.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 15:56
A high fibre diet is essential for colon health and reduces the risk of severe colon problems, shows research, alerting people not to misuse antibiotics.
Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 17:08
Researchers have discovered how some bacterial cells manage to escape the onslaught of antibiotics, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 12:16
Not many know that there are few stubborn bacteria that become dormant when exposed to antibiotics, only to awaken later to begin their dreadful task.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 13:33
The over-use of antibiotics by the agriculture and aquaculture industries is posing a threat to public health, and the way out is to impose a fee on their "non-human use", says a new paper.