infections and bacteria

What are the dangers of superbugs?

Bacteria (superbugs) are microorganisms that cause thousands of different diseases from mild to fatal. Antibiotics of different groups are used to combat them. Over the past 70 years, the era of antibacterial drugs has managed to reach its heyday and reduce the pace of development. In the beginning, a few drops of an uncleaned penicillin […]

How bacteria Develop Antibiotic resistance?

Antibiotic resistance: Doctors warn that if no action is taken, by 2050 10000000 people in the world will die from bacteria that have become resistant to antibiotics. It is for this reason that WHO calls on all countries to participate in the fight against the growth of antibiotic resistance. As for Russia, an action plan […]

Therapy of sexually transmitted infections

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most significant diseases of a social nature. This is explained not only by their wide spread, but also by the severe consequences for the patient’s body and for society as a whole. What are the current ideas about the therapy of sexually transmitted infections? Complications of STDs in […]

Antibiotics for sexual infections

In the treatment of sexual infections and sexually transmitted diseases, the main role is given to antibiotics. When inflammation, skin rashes, secretions are detected, broad-spectrum drugs are prescribed, and antiviral and antifungal agents act as “assistants”. There are no replacement drugs for the treatment of STDs. Conditionally pathogenic and pathogenic bacteria – pale treponema, gonococci, […]

Cephalosporins and macrolides: antibiotics of the XXI century

We have already described the penicillin group in detail in previous articles, and now we will move on to the next generation of antibiotics: cephalosporins and macrolides. Cephalosporins Microbes often act, if not intelligently, then quite logically. If they are threatened by antibiotics of the penicillin series, microbes begin to destroy penicillins (that would be […]

Antibiotics are right under our noses

Antibiotics: German scientists have discovered a new weapon to fight the hospital monster-multi-resistant staphylococcus aureus. For many years, it was hidden not in the permafrost or the Mariana Trench, but right under our noses. Or rather, in it. In recent years, the number of infectious diseases caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria has increased worldwide. Organisms with […]

Evolution is racing, or why antibiotics stop working

Antibiotics stop working? Since the discovery of penicillin, humanity has been constantly conducting a kind of “arms race” with the world of bacteria, which have learned to adapt quickly after the advent of new antibiotics. And, alas, today in this race we have gradually begun to lag behind the opponent. In the face of the […]

New antibiotics have been approved in the United States

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has registered a new indication for the use of Recarbrio (a combination of imipenem, cilastatin and relebactam) for the treatment of hospital pneumonia (GP) and ventilator-associated or ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (VAP) in patients aged 18 years and older. Previously, Recarbrio was registered for the treatment of severe infections […]

Vitamin D deficiency and cystitis

Vitamin D deficiency and cystitis: inflammatory diseases of the lower urinary tract (cystitis) are among the most common urological diseases in outpatient practice. As is known, women suffer from them 30 times more often than men (the incidence rates among women are 500-700 episodes per 1000, while among men aged 21 to 50 years, the […]

Is the era of antibiotics coming to an end?

According to the World Health Organization, by 2022, more than 80% of existing antibiotics will become useless, as bacteria will become resistant to them. However, doctors do not give up. And they offer solutions that will allow creating new generations of drugs. Ri Yang and his colleagues from the University of Texas have adopted the […]

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