antibioticresistant

A scientist has designed the peptide drug PLG0206 using a chain of amino acids.  It has shown promise in fighting drug-resistant bacterial infections in the laboratory and in animal samples

A new drug can fight antibiotic-resistant infections without making them evolve more defenses

US scientists are developing a breakthrough new treatment that can fight drug-resistant bacteria and save up to 1 MILLION lives every year A Peptilogics team has developed a drug capable of fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria The drug, named PLG0206, also fights bacterial and fungal strains in a way that prevents them from further mutating defenses. Experts …

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A drug that can kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria could ward off the next superbug crisis

A drug that can kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria could ward off the next superbug crisis

For years, human civilization has been dragged into a quiet public health crisis: some of our antibiotics have stopped working. The over-prescription of antibiotics has transformed insects we once could easily defeat into super-pathogens capable of evading even our best defenses, as they have evolved faster than we can design drugs to defeat them. By …

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