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A project to rediscover lost antibiotics and fight drug-resistant bugs has secured $3 million in Federal Government funding The funding through the Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) Program was announced …

A world-first study co-authored by a QUT researcher has highlighted the growing impact of non-prescription supply of antibiotics in community pharmacies It also shines a light on the urgent need …

A common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash could be contributing to antibiotic resistance, according to University of Queensland research A study led by Dr Jianhua Guo from UQ’s Advanced Water Management Centre focused …

Incorrect antibiotic allergy labels pose a significant public health issue, says an antimicrobial stewardship expert More needs to be done to ensure Australia’s most vulnerable patients are not incorrectly diverted …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Comparative effectiveness of extended-release naltrexone versus buprenorphine-naloxone for opioid relapse prevention (X:BOT) A 24-week randomised controlled, comparative effectiveness trial …

Antibiotic resistance is not new but recent developments increase the urgency for action Mark Blaskovich, The University of Queensland There has been a lot of news over the past few …

One in four drugs with human targets has been found to inhibit the growth of bacteria in the gut, causing antibiotic-like side effects A research team from the European Molecular …

NPS MedicineWise and American Express Openair Cinemas have announced the first place winners of a national short film competition to raise awareness about antibiotic resistance In the Preserve the Power …

Taking antibiotics in pregnancy linked to rise in infant infections Children born to mothers who were prescribed antibiotics during pregnancy may have up to a 20% higher risk of being …

According to this QLD study, they’re doing quite well at delaying ‘wait and see’ prescriptions – but improvements can be made A number of strategies have been trialled in primary …

UQ researchers are studying drug resistance in gonorrhoea in a bid to battle the disease’s growing resistance to antibiotics The University of Queensland’s Association Professor David Whiley and colleagues are …

New hospital survey reveals 60% of antibiotics given to patients after surgery were prescribed inappropriately The Surgical National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (SNAPS) is an annual survey of antimicrobial prescribing for …