Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)


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14 Aug 2018
A new method to analyse a commonly understood route for antibiotic resistance could lead to earlier detection of antibiotic resistant bacteria.
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04 Apr 2018
Researchers at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have identified for the first time the culprit behind the causing of broad-spectrum bacterial resistance to peptide antibiotics.
06 Dec 2017
Food Safety and Technology Research Centre of the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, PolyU recently found that bacteria that carry the colistin resistance gene mcr-1 commonly exist in human and various types of food and environmental samples collected from Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.
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31 Aug 2017
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) discovered a newly emerged superbug, hyper-resistant and hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae, which may cause untreatable and fatal infections in relatively healthy individuals and will pose enormous threat to human health.
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14 Apr 2017
Antibiotic resistance is one of medicine’s most pressing problems. Now, a team from Korea is tackling this in a unique way: using bacteria to fight bacteria.
13 Feb 2017
An antibiotic resistant strain of bacteria found circulating in Jeddah’s municipal wastewater could have severe implications for public health.
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15 Jan 2017
Tailored combinations of antibiotics that kill microbes in different ways are a powerful weapon against drug resistance.
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06 Oct 2016
Certain bacteria-based water treatment systems may help prevent the spread of antibiotic resistance.
07 Jun 2016
Pilot study lays the groundwork for future non-invasive diagnosis of bacterial infections.
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03 Jun 2016
Researchers are getting closer to understanding how some natural antibiotics work so they can develop drugs that mimic them.
05 Feb 2016
Assistant Director-General of the World Health Organization and Special Representative for Antimicrobial Resistance in the Office of the WHO Director-General have presented an inaugural Distinguished Lecture entitled "Antimicrobial Resistance: Global Challenges and Ways Forward" at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
03 Dec 2015
‘Non- evolvable’ essential cells can be targeted to predict and lower possibility of drug resistance
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09 Jul 2015
Garlic extract may be an effective weapon against multi-drug resistant strains of pathogenic bacteria associated with urinary tract infections (UTI), according to a recent study published in the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science.
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15 Sep 2014
A team from A*STAR’s Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences (ICES) and the National University Hospital (NUH) has discovered new ways to enhance the efficacy of drugs used to treat respiratory system infections and antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
18 Nov 2013
The Statement highlights the role that antimicrobial drugs play in today’s medical practices, as well as recent increases in the number of pathogens developing resistance to these drugs. To reduce the current major public health problem of antimicrobial resistance and avert a much worse crisis, IAP & IAMP propose a series of 10 recommendations.
23 Jan 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 23 Jan - Malaysian researchers have revealed the presence of multidrug-resistant strains of Listeria monocytogenes in frozen burger patties taken from supermarkets and other retail shops in Malaysia. The research was published in Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science.


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