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antimicrobial adhesive, healthcare-associated infection

FLEXPOL: An antimicrobial adhesive film

The EU-funded project FLEXPOL (GA number 721062) offers an affordable approach to prohibit the spread of bacteria and healthcare-associated infections using cost-effective and sustainable film products.
hand hygiene, healthcare associated infection

Hand hygiene helps reduce HCAIs

Chris Wakefield, Vice President at GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd, highlights how hand hygiene systems reduce the spread of healthcare-associated infection (HCAI).
advancing surgeries, healthcare sector

Advancing surgeries: How can technology change procedures?

The healthcare sector is constantly changing, and many practices have been modified to become more efficient: So how can technology help with advancing surgeries?
clean water in iraq, water crisis

Where is the clean water in Iraq?

Authorities have failed to ensure for almost 30 years that Basra residents have sufficient clean water in Iraq, resulting in on-going health concerns, Human Rights Watch said in a report.
essential global resource, WHO regional office for Africa

Water: The essential global resource

Mr. Mbayo Guy Kakumbi, Technical Officer and Dr Bagayoko Magaran, Senior Scientist from The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa reveal their stance on the essential global resource of water.
hand hygiene, GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd

Tackling sepsis through hand hygiene

Chris Wakefield, Vice President, European Marketing & Product Development, at GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd explores hand hygiene and how infection prevention measures can be strengthened to help save lives.
UCLA School of Medicine

Gut Microbiome Research at the UCLA School of Medicine/GLAVA HCS

Professor Hannah Wexler discusses her work with Bacteroides fragilis, an important commensal in the gut microbiome but also the most important clinical anaerobic pathogen.
antimicrobial resistance

UK Government invests £30 million to tackle antimicrobial resistance

The funding will be used to deliver four new projects as part of the Global AMR Innovation Fund (GAMRIF)
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Escherichia coli evolution from the lab, to the mice gut and the wild

Professor Olivier Tenaillon from IAME -INSERM outlines the evolution of Escherichia coli (E. coli) from the lab, to the mice gut and the wild
tackling antimicrobial resistance

The EU’s ‘One Health’ on tackling antimicrobial resistance

European Commissioner for Health and Food safety Vytenis Andriukaitis outlines the EU’s ‘One Health’ approach to tackling antimicrobial resistance Many of us know that misuse of antibiotics in people leads to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – a growing challenge already responsible for 25,000 deaths in the EU every year. However, practices...
bacterial cell

Bacterial Cell Biology

Prof. Dr Marc Bramkamp explains how the latest science allow for increased understanding of the subcellular organisation of a bacterial cell
chemical biology

Chemical biology: A chance conversation but an important question

Research professor Prof Colin J Suckling OBE DSc FRSE discusses his engagement with medicinal chemistry and chemical biology
staphylococcus aeurus

Genomic Research Laboratory – Staphylococcus aureus infections

Dr Patrice Francois describes the evolution of Staphylococcus aureus and highlights the challenge of managing it in hospitals and healthcare facilities
escherichia coli

An insight into Escherichia coli

Understanding Escherichia coli ecology and evolution in the gut as a commensal is a prerequisite to fight this opportunistic pathogen
malaria

Gut bacteria can fight against malaria

Researchers have discovered that friendly bacteria that lives in the human gut can trigger a natural immune response to fight against malaria. Sugary proteins that live on the surface of some healthy gut bacteria have been found to trigger an immune response against the malaria parasite. The research, which was published...

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