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The scientists designed the peptide drug PLG0206 using chains of amino acids.It shows promise against drug-resistant bacterial infections in laboratory and animal samples

New drugs can fight antibiotic-resistant infections without causing them to evolve more defense mechanisms

US scientists develop revolutionary new treatment to fight drug-resistant bacteria — saving up to 1 million lives each year A team at Peptilogics develops a drug that can fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria The drug, called PLG0206, also works against bacterial and fungal strains, preventing them from further mutating their defenses Experts fear antibiotic-resistant infections will kill …

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A drug that kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria could stave off the impending superbug crisis

A drug that kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria could stave off the impending superbug crisis

For years, human civilization has been embroiled in a silent public health crisis: some of our antibiotic drugs have stopped working. The overuse of antibiotics has turned bacteria we once easily defeated into superpathogens, able to evade even our best defenses because they evolve faster than we can engineer drugs to defeat them. It is …

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Fecal transplants will be given to hundreds of antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Hundreds of people with the hard-to-treat superbug will receive fecal transplants to deal with their infections. Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) involves bringing “healthy bacteria from a processed fecal mixture of a healthy donor” to another person’s gut. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) says the procedure should be considered for patients who …

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