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Bacterial resistance to antibiotics

This is how the decision-making mechanism of viruses works
A new international study on treatment using the PASA16 phage (a virus that kills only bacteria), showed a success rate of over 80% and gives hope for a beneficial treatment for resistant infections
Researchers succeeded for the first time in the world in developing a vaccine against a deadly bacterium, opening the door to mRNA vaccines also against antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Long and dense spikes formed by a sulfated polysaccharide substance found in red algae were discovered by a research group from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev to have biological activity against bacteria and fungi
Technion researchers have developed a technology to measure the long-term effect of "combination therapies"
In a study published today in the scientific journal Cell, Weizmann Institute of Science scientists demonstrated an innovative therapeutic approach that performs "targeted defeat" of unwanted intestinal bacteria using a creative and precise weapon - viruses that attack
The results of a study conducted at the Veterinary Hospital of the Hebrew University show that the treatment significantly reduced the rate of infections from 32% to 8%. It is possible that the use of honey could reduce or replace the use in the future
Treating the host and not the bacteria is a breakthrough for the development of innovative and effective treatments that do not cause the development of resistance to antibiotics
Researchers from Tel Aviv University have discovered a process in which a "good" virus manages to selectively destroy the DNA of the "bad" bacteria, thus stopping the reproduction of the bacteria. The discovery may help in the development of treatments against bacteria
In a study published in Nature Communications, Dr. Yonatan Friedman and PhD student Nitai Maroz from the Faculty of Food and Environmental Agriculture at the Hebrew University bring science closer to engineering a unique microbiome for specific needs in humans, animals, plants and the environment
A new study published by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in collaboration with scientists from the USA and Germany offers a new development to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria: the use of "molecular tweezers" that damage the biofilm that protects the bacteria
Dr. Livnat Apriat-Gourno and her laboratory team at the Miguel Applied Scientific Research Institute, aims to apply the knowledge obtained and improve a variety of enzymes such as those that effectively break down communication molecules between bacteria, as a treatment against disease-causing bacteria
A new report by the Ministry of Health found that strengthening the regulation and supervision of veterinary preparations is an important way to reduce the use of antibiotics in farm animals, which is one of the main causes of bacterial resistance to antibiotics
A team of researchers managed to control the surface texture of nanostructures
Prof. Omri Koren from the Faculty of Medicine of Bar-Ilan University in the Galilee, together with researchers from around the world found that children who received antibiotics in the first two weeks of life were less tall compared to their peers. The phenomenon was observed in boys only,
This is how bacteria turn the cells of the immune system into an all-inclusive hotel: bacteria swallowed by macrophages sometimes manage not only to survive but even thrive inside them, as if they were incubators that help spread
Researchers at the Faculty of Biology at the Technion have deciphered a mechanism that protects the Australian toad from hostile bacteria
Graphene shell helps particles destroy drug-resistant bacteria in wastewater treated in dedicated facilities
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