Search Tag: microbes

Executive Health Management

Microbiome Disruption Ups Sepsis Risk in Hospitalised Patients

2015 04 Jun

A new University of Michigan and VA study shows that older adults are three times more likely to develop sepsis — a body-wide catastrophic response to infection — in the first three months after leaving a hospital than at any other time. Notably, the risk of sepsis is 70 percent higher for those who received care that is likely to alter the balance... Read more

Pharmacy Management

New Antibiotic Teixobactin Could be a Game-Changer

2015 10 Jan

A novel method for growing bacteria has finally yielded a promising new antibiotic which could be a major breakthrough ending a decades-long drought in antibiotic discovery. The last new class of antibiotics was discovered nearly three decades ago. During this time, microbes have become more and more resistant. However, a new study published in the... Read more


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