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According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Colistin is a “reserve” antibiotic, which means it is supposed to be considered a “last-resort” option in treatment and used only in the most sever

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – in which a microorganism (such as a bacterium, virus, fungus or parasite) becomes resistant to an antimicrobial drug used to treat infections caused by it – is possibly the most serious public health threat of our time.

Growing political attention to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) offers a rare opportunity for achieving meaningful action. Many governments have developed national AMR action plans, but most have not yet implemented policy interventions to reduce antimicrobial overuse.

Rivers around the world are contaminated with dangerous levels of antibiotics, according to a major new study.

The search for a bioactive natural antibacterial agent with wound healing properties is a common practice for the development of new-generation molecules.

UN, international agencies and experts released a groundbreaking report demanding immediate, coordinated and ambitious action to avert a potentially disastrous drug-resistance crisis.

If no action is taken, drug-resistant diseases could cause 10 million deaths each year by 2050 and damage to the economy as catastrophic as during the 2008-2009 global financial crisis warns this report by the UN Ad hoc Interagency Coordinating Group on Antimicrobial Resistance. By 2030, antimicrobial resistance could force up to 24 million people into extreme poverty.

Scientists identity anti-microbial protein in milk.
The protein was found in the milk of mammals like Echidna which are found only in Australia and New Guinea.

A study commissioned by the Union Water Resources Ministry to probe the “unique properties” of the Ganga found that the river water contains a significantly higher proportion of organisms with anti

The study also noted that lack of access to antibiotics kills more people than antibiotic resistance.

Report highlights lack of access to life-saving drugs

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