21 Jul 2019

Urinary Tract Infections Affect Millions. The Cures Are Faltering.

For generations, urinary tract infections, one of the world’s most common ailments, have been easily and quickly cured with a simple course of antibiotics. But there is growing evidence...


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14 May 2019

Antibiotic Combinations Could Be A Revolution In Fight Against Superbugs

By combining several antibiotics in one go, researchers claim they’ve stumbled on a promising new treatment to prevent antibiotic resistance....


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14 May 2019

Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs Creating Deadly Risks For Hip & Knee Operations

Hip & knee operations are becoming increasingly lethal due to the rise of antibiotic resistance health officials have warned....


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14 May 2019

Take Over Pharma To Create New Medicines, Says Top Adviser

Part of the drugs industry should be taken over to make new antibiotics, an influential economist has argued....


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15 Feb 2019

Antibiotic-Resistance-Plan-To-Fight-Urgent-Global-Threat

Drug resistant superbugs are as big a threat as climate change the health secretary will say as he unveils a new five year plan to tackle the problem....


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27 Jul 2018

Develop New Antibiotics or Face Fines, Drug Firms Told

​Research into preventing an antibiotics crisis could stop within a few years unless pharmaceutical companies are financially penalised for pulling out of developing drugs, an economist has warned....


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9 Oct 2017

“Antibiotic apocalypse”: doctors sound alarm over drug resistance

The terrifying prospect that even routine operations will be impossible to perform has been raised by experts alarmed by the rise of drug-resistant genes. Scientists attending a recent meeting of...


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29 Jul 2017

What happens when antibiotics stop working?

David Aaronovitch – whose life was saved by antibiotics after a routine operation went catastrophically wrong six years ago – talks to the scientists on a mission to solve the problem of...


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29 Jun 2017

Antibiotic resistance breakers: can repurposed drugs fill the antibiotic discovery void?

Concern over antibiotic resistance is growing, and new classes of antibiotics, particularly against Gram-negative bacteria, are needed. However, even if the scientific hurdles can be overcome, it could take decades...


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16 Jun 2017

Which invention won Britain’s Greatest Invention?

This clip (8:50) involves former newsreader Angela Rippon putting the case for antibiotics to be the winner of a poll to identify Britain’s Greatest Invention....


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13 Jun 2017

Resistance to last-ditch antibiotics has spread further than anticipated

http://www.nature.com/news/resistance-to-last-ditch-antibiotic-has-spread-farther-than-anticipated-1.22140...


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8 May 2017

Doctors call for urgent action on deadly superbug threat

https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/stories/2017-04-21/worse-than-mrsa-experts-call-for-action-on-deadly-new-superbug...


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23 Apr 2017

Doctors warn serious threat to patients from almost untreatable superbug

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/apr/21/almost-untreatable-superbug-poses-serious-threat-to-patients-doctors-warn-carbapenemase-producing-enterobacteriaceae...


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3 Feb 2017

Woman in USA Killed by Superbug resistant to all antibiotics

2017 January 13th. The Telegraph news article about a woman in Nevada that has been killed by a superbug that proved resistant to every antibiotic available in the US, the Centers...


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27 May 2016

CDC sees ‘steady increase’ in drug-resistant bacteria

The patient ... described yesterday [by officials] has a Colistin-resistant plasmid that spreads resistance. [Colistin] is last antibiotic in our arsenal....


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14 Apr 2016

Helperby - News

On March 9th 2016 Helperby Therapeutic held a pre-IND meeting with the FDA division of Anti-Infective products. The outcome is a road map for the clinical development of a drug product...


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18 Feb 2016

Helperby Participating in ‘Combating Antibiotic Resistance’ Webcast

Helperby Therapeutics to participate in Webcast on Combating antibiotic resistance London, United Kingdom. Professor Anthony R.M. Coates, Chief Scientific Officer of Helperby Therapeutics, will participate in a BioPharma Dealmakers...


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8 Jan 2016

Scientists find MCR-1 in food and humans in UK

Scientists have detected the first plasmid mediated colistin resistance (mcr-1) gene in food and human isolates in England and Wales....


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8 Jan 2016

Resistance to last resort antibiotic has now spread across the globe

The last drug has fallen. Bacteria carrying a gene that allows them to resist polymyxins, the antibiotics of last resort for some kinds of infection, have been found in Denmark...


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8 Jan 2016

Antibiotic resistance: World on cusp of ‘post-antibiotic era’

The world is on the cusp of a “post-antibiotic era”, scientists have warned after finding bacteria resistant to drugs used when all other treatments have failed....


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17 Nov 2015

Antibiotics - the beginning or the end?

The world is running out of antibiotics: “A post-antibiotic era means, in effect, an end to modern medicine as we know it.” Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General WHO, 14 March, 2012. Finding new...


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11 Aug 2015

What Do We Do When Antibiotics Don’t Work Anymore?

Penicillin changed everything. Infections that had previously killed were suddenly quickly curable. Yet as Maryn McKenna shares in this sobering talk, we’ve squandered the advantages afforded us by that...


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11 Aug 2015

The Observer highlights Helperby

Low profit margins and the difficulty of finding new drugs has led to big pharma shutting down its antibiotics programmes. But now researchers are adopting new approaches to tackle drug-resistant...


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11 Jul 2015

Analysis: Antibiotic Apocalypse

A terrible future could be on the horizon, a future which rips one of the greatest tools of medicine out of the hands of doctors. A simple cut to your...


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8 Jun 2015

Helperby Antibiotic Resistance Breakers on BBC News

Please see the following video clip from the BBC News, and the BBC’s Panorama, discussing how Helperby can help with the fight against antibiotic resistance...


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8 Jun 2015

Helperby is now a member of the newly launched BEAM Alliance

Helperby is now a member of the newly launched the Alliance of Biotechs of Europe innovating in Anti-Microbial Resistance, called the BEAM Alliance. This group of European biotechnology companies is...


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