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Melinta Therapeutics Demonstrates Potent In Vitro Activity of New Antibiotic Class against Gram Negative ESKAPE Pathogens

NEW HAVEN, Conn, Sept. 8, 2014 — Melinta Therapeutics today provided an update on the Company’s innovative ESKAPE Pathogen Program. The ESKAPE Pathogen Program leverages Melinta’s knowledge and experience in crystallography and computational chemistry to generate new classes of antibiotics and new molecules within those classes to treat the extensively drug resistant (XDR) and multi-drug resistant (MDR) “superbug” bacteria, also known as the ESKAPE pathogens. 757 more words

Dr. Erin Duffy

Antibiotics 2.0

Wow, so its been a good few weeks since my last post.

So on to the subject of antibiotics. It seems that at least once a month, there is a new story in the news and tabloids about  “superbugs” (basically bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics such as MRSA)  claiming that we are at the end the the antibiotic era, stating that the increasing levels of antibiotic resistance are pushing us back to a time when even the smallest cut could kill you: 453 more words

Antibiotic Resistance: Rapidly Growing Threat

Presidential Response

On Thursday, September 18, President Barrack Obama issued an Executive Order which created a Task Force with the Mission to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in response to… 864 more words

Infectious Diseases Emergencies

President Signs Executive Order To Fight Superbugs

By Saundra Young

(CNN) — The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria could lead to a future full of untreatable infections, experts have warned us for years. 583 more words


Which Essential Oils are anti-viral?

10 Antiviral Essential Oils

Have you ever been told by a doctor “it’s a virus, go home and let it run its course”? Recently there have been word of a serious  647 more words

Essential Oils 101

SUPERBUGS caused the end of antibiotics!

A high-ranking official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared in an interview with PBS that the age of antibiotics has come to an end. 336 more words

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