Antimicrobial Resistance

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Name: Antimicrobial Resistance
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

WHO urges action against antimicrobial resistance in the Western Pacific Region

- Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a serious threat to global public health that places the lives and the well-being of the people in the Western Pacific Region at risk. AMR has the potential to damage trade and economies, increase the cost of health ... [Published WHO WPRO - 5 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Scotland takes action on antibiotic resistance

30/07/2014New four-year action plan published today.Scotland is leading the way in tackling the growing threat of resistance to antibiotics, Health Secretary Alex Neil has said.His comments come as the Scottish Government published a revised action plan ... [Published Binleys - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Non-Invasive Pneumococcal Pneumonia in Portugal—Serotype Distribution and Antimicrobial Resistance

by Andreia N. Horácio, Joana P. Lopes, Mário Ramirez, José Melo-Cristino, for the Portuguese Group for the Study of Streptococcal InfectionsThere is limited information on the serotypes causing non-invasive pneumococcal pneumonia (NIPP). Our aim was to ... [Published Plosone.org - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish Management of Antimicrobial Resistance Action Plan 2014-18 (ScotMARAP2)

This document updates the original ScotMARAP plan published in 2008, which has made significant progress in a number of areas – such as a reduction in the use of high risk antibiotics for treatment across primary and secondary care and a shift in emphasis ... [Published Scottish Executive - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Technical Advances in Catheter Materials Which Prevent Biofilm Formation are Needed for Prevention

Urinary tract infection (UTI) attributed to the use of an indwelling urinary catheter is one of the most common infections acquired by patients in healthcare facilities. As biofilm ultimately develops on all of these devices, the major determinant for ... [Published Infection Control Today - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Antimicrobial Resistance: A new global public health “ticking bomb”?

As the saying goes, in a crisis, we need to be aware of the danger, but also recognize the opportunity. So, while the global media is nowadays full of dispatches about the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, perhaps is time to pause and think about ... [Published World Bank - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Mobile Health, Big Data, and Antimicrobial Resistance Take Center Stage at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

At the world's largest conference and exhibit for laboratory medicine, AACC will showcase the cutting edge science and technology shaping the future of medical testing and patient care. This year, the meeting will include the latest news about mobile ... [Published Newswise - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

A*STAR scientist is first Singaporean to receive international recognition from ‘Society in Science’ organisation

Every year, the organisation gives out 10 fellowships to outstanding scientists. These come with a grant to further each scientist's re. In recognition of Dr Wan's work, 'Society in Science' has awarded S$700,000 towards her re to tackle the global health ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

New Science Minister announces ‘war cabinet’ to tackle antimicrobial resistance on all fronts

Jul 17BBSRC is part of a cross-council initiative backed by eight government bodies and the Wellcome Trust to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on all fronts.For the first time all seven research councils will collaborate on the ever-growing problem ... [Published BBSRC - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

White House, WHO Commit To Global Action Plan On Antimicrobial Resistance

By Cyndi RootThe World Health Organization (WHO) issued a press release to invite contributions to its global action plan on antimicrobial resistance. The U.S. White House and other G7 nations joined the Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance ... [Published Bioresearch Online - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

SAY WHAT?! The CDC Says Stop Washing Your Chicken!

Comments: 0 | Leave A Comment00000advertisementDon’t let your grandmother hear this!According to the Centers of Disease Control and the Food Safety Agency, washing your raw chicken is doing more harm than helping.A single drop of juice from raw poultry ... [Published Black America Web - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

UK Ministers “must stop unnecessary use of antibiotics”

A wide-raging report published today by the UK House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee report on Antimicrobial Resistance has welcomed Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to appoint Jim O’Neill, a former Goldman Sachs chief economist, ... [Published Pharma Letter - Jul 07 2014]

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"The work undertaken so far at local and national level has led to Scotland being recognised worldwide as having an exemplar antimicrobial stewardship programme. ScotMARAP2 will build onon that and hopefully make us better placed to tackle the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.”"
"The case in Northern Ireland is still under investigation and it would be wrong to read too much into a single isolated case without a great deal more information" it added
"That this House recognises that the overuse of antibiotics in intensive farming adds to the serious public healthhealth threat from antibiotic resistance and the rise of superbugs; welcomes the Government's efforts to reduce over-prescribing by doctors; calls for parallel action to reduce the use of antibiotics by veterinary surgeons and farmers; and further calls on the Government to take steps to ensure that the routine prophylactic use of antibiotics on UK farms is phased out and that specific controls are introduced on the use in livestock of antibiotics that are critically important in human medicine."
"When washed, campylobacter from raw chicken can be transferred into water droplets, which may splash onto neighboring surfaces, hands, clothing, and cooking utensils. If the campylobacter bacteria are ingested directly or via unwashed cutting boards and utensils, they can cause campylobacteriosis, characterized by symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, cramping, and fever."

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WHO urges action against antimicrobial resistan... [Published WHO WPRO - 5 hours ago]
Four treatment failures of pharyngeal gonorrhoe... [Published Eurosurveillance - 8 hours ago]
Scotland takes action on antibiotic resistance [Published Binleys - 19 hours ago]
A bug in the system: the growing problem with a... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Jul 31 2014]
Non-Invasive Pneumococcal Pneumonia in Portugal... [Published Plosone.org - Jul 30 2014]
LA-MRSA discovered in piglet in Northern Ireland [Published Meat Process - Jul 30 2014]
Scottish Management of Antimicrobial Resistance... [Published Scottish Executive - Jul 30 2014]
Technical Advances in Catheter Materials Which ... [Published Infection Control Today - Jul 29 2014]
Antimicrobial Resistance: A new global public ... [Published World Bank - Jul 29 2014]
Profile: Feed Legislative and Regulatory Affair... [Published National Grain and Feed Association - Jul 28 2014]
CDC Division Deputy Director Bell to give AJMCL... [Published BioPrepWatch - Jul 28 2014]
Mobile Health, Big Data, and Antimicrobial Resi... [Published Newswise - Jul 27 2014]
Catheter associated urinary tract infections [Published 7thSpace - Jul 25 2014]
Nalidixic acid-resistant Salmonella tied to int... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 25 2014]
We’re at TTIPing point [Published Resilience - Jul 24 2014]
Antibiotics: British lives must come before fac... [Published Ecologist - Jul 24 2014]
Factory Farmed Chicken May Be Cheap, But the Ul... [Published Mercola - Jul 23 2014]
CDC Lab Safety Point Person, Dr. Michael Bell, ... [Published PRWeb - Jul 23 2014]
Transatlantic dialogue between legislators on T... [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - Jul 23 2014]
Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs is an ... [Published Agri View - Jul 22 2014]
FDA to hold public meeting on antimicrobial res... [Published Dairy Herd - Jul 21 2014]
Codex Adopts Limits on Lead in Infant Formula, ... [Published Global FoodMate - Jul 21 2014]
Prevalence of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococ... [Published JPMA - Jul 18 2014]
A*STAR scientist is first Singaporean to receiv... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
July 17, 2014 (Investigation Update) Multistate... [Published Ein News - Jul 17 2014]
Super scary: animal agriculture linked to globa... [Published Animals Australia - Jul 17 2014]
New Science Minister announces ‘war cabinet’ to... [Published BBSRC - Jul 17 2014]
A*Star scientist is first S'porean to get prest... [Published XinMsn - Jul 17 2014]
:: 17, Jul 2014 :: A*STAR SCIENTIST IS FIRST SI... [Published SG Press Centre - Jul 17 2014]
Joint research will fight resistance 'on all fr... [Published itv.com - Jul 17 2014]
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Obama’s report on antibiotics [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jul 11 2014]
Not to be outdone by the Prime Minister , President Obama’s Council on Science and Technology met this morning to approve their report on preserving antimicrobial effectiveness (PCAST webcast here ; report won’t be public for a few weeks; my unofficial ...
Advocate Groups Reach Out to President's Scienc... [Published PharmaGossip - Jul 08 2014]
The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)  will meet Friday  to discuss its work on antibiotic resistance and nanotechnology and to hear from speakers about oceans policy. A group of public health, consumer, and environmental ...
Decheng Capital leads $12 mln Series B funding ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 03 2014]
Decheng Capital has led a $12 million Series B funding in GeneWeave Biosciences Inc. , a clinical diagnostics company. The funding round included full participation of existing investors Claremont Creek Ventures and XSeed Capital . Press Release ...
Antimicrobial Resistance: Antibiotics Stewardsh... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jun 12 2014]
Antimicrobial resistance is one of the most significant threats to public health globally. It will worsen in the coming decades without concerted efforts to spur the development of new antibiotics, while ensuring the appropriate use of existing antibiotics. ...
The Path of Least [Antibiotic] Resistance [Published Brookings Up Front - May 22 2014]
While antibiotics are necessary and crucial for treating bacterial infections, their misuse over time has contributed to a rather alarming rate of antibiotic resistance, including the development of multidrug-resistance bacteria or “super bugs.” Misuse ...
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