Sore throat? Don’t expect antibiotics

Doctors still frequently prescribe antibiotics for ‘strep throat’ – without using an extended consultation that may indicate a viral infection rather than a bacterial one, a […]

Antibiotic promise in superbug war

An entirely new class of antibiotics has been shown to be effective against 100 different samples of Clostridium difficile, often the cause of drug-resistant infections picked […]

Diabetes research gets under way

New research at Flinders is looking at how bacteriophages – viruses that infect and kill bacteria – could be used to treat diabetes-related foot ulcers. The […]