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Prevention of antibiotic resistant infections in critically ill patients

Description
Antibiotics are amazingly effective drugs, which have saved tens of millions of lives since their discovery in the mid-20th century. Over the last seven decades, many millions of metric tons of antibiotics have been used in both clinical and veterinary practice. This has contributed to the emergence and spread of bacteria that are no longer affected by the antimicrobial action of antibiotics.
Date:
16/11/2017

Prevention of antibiotic resistant infections in critically ill patients

Description
Antibiotics are amazingly effective drugs, which have saved tens of millions of lives since their discovery in the mid-20th century. Over the last seven decades, many millions of metric tons of antibiotics have been used in both clinical and veterinary practice. This has contributed to the emergence and spread of bacteria that are no longer affected by the antimicrobial action of antibiotics.
Date:
16/11/2017

Vitamin D linked to better live birth rates in women undergoing assisted reproduction treatment

Vitamin D linked to better live birth rates in women undergoing assisted reproduction treatment
Description
Researchers are calling for a randomised clinical trial to investigate the potential role of vitamin D supplementation in improving live birth rates following assisted reproduction treatment.
Date:
15/11/2017

Birmingham energy experts invited to UN global high-level event

Birmingham energy experts invited to UN global high-level event
Description
Energy experts from the University of Birmingham attended a high-powered international symposium at the United Nations (UN), in New York, to explore ways to help meet key global sustainability targets.
Date:
13/11/2017

Birmingham Qur'an: digital exhibition in Abu Dhabi for first time

Birmingham Qur'an: digital exhibition in Abu Dhabi for first time
Description
The University of Birmingham continues the UAE tour of its major interactive digital exhibition telling the fascinating story of the Birmingham Qur'an to Abu Dhabi for the first time.
Date:
13/11/2017

Scientists discover new mechanisms that bacteria use to protect themselves from antibiotics

Scientists discover new mechanisms that bacteria use to protect themselves from antibiotics
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified new mechanisms used by bacteria to resist infection-fighting antibiotics.
Date:
13/11/2017

University of Birmingham experts unite in World Antibiotic Awareness Week

University of Birmingham experts unite in World Antibiotic Awareness Week
Description
Scientists from the University of Birmingham are uniting to support World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) from 13-19 November.
Date:
13/11/2017

Scientists discover new mechanisms that bacteria use to protect themselves from antibiotics

Scientists discover new mechanisms that bacteria use to protect themselves from antibiotics
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified new mechanisms used by bacteria to resist infection-fighting antibiotics.
Date:
13/11/2017

University of Birmingham experts unite in World Antibiotic Awareness Week

University of Birmingham experts unite in World Antibiotic Awareness Week
Description
The face of the University's 'Old Joe' clock tower will be lit blue to mark the awareness week, which is led by the World Health Organization and aims to encourage people to seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional before taking antibiotics.
Date:
13/11/2017

Leading scientist urges UK and EU action plans to 'lose jargon' in a bid to win the battle with 'superbugs'

Leading scientist urges UK and EU action plans to 'lose jargon' in a bid to win the battle with 'superbugs'
Description
One of the UK's leading microbiologists is concerned that confusing language and a lack of specific objectives are hampering the global fight against antibiotic-resistant infections.
Date:
10/11/2017
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