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Here's the weekly monitoring digest of publications, news and PneumoNP-related projects on nanotherapeutics, Klebiella pneumoniae, antibiotic resistance, nanomedicine, lung infection...
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Antibiotic Resistance - The Looming Crisis | Dr Joan Faoagali | Ausmed Lectures

Antibiotics have played a pivotal role in the control of infectious diseases, but this has come at a cost. Diseases such as tuberculosis are becomin
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Nanotechnology in Healthcare: Getting Smaller and Smarter

Nanotechnology in Healthcare: Getting Smaller and Smarter | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
  SOURCE November 3, 2016 We are living at the dawn of the nanomedicine age. I believe that nanoparticles and nanodevices will soon operate as precise drug delivery systems, cancer treatment tools or tiny surgeons.
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Watch antibiotic resistance evolve | Science News

A giant petri dish exposes the evolutionary dynamics behind antibiotic resistance. Read more: http://ow.ly/xHi03041R48 E. coli evolved resistance t
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Making organs transparent to improve nanomedicine

Making organs transparent to improve nanomedicine | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
Treating a disease without causing side effects is one of the big promises of nanoparticle technology. But fulfilling it remains a challenge.
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Using Data for Action Against Antimicrobial Resistance

As the first country to ban the use of antibiotics as growth promoters in livestock, Denmark has been a leader in combating antimicrobial resistance.
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Global Nanomedicine Market & Pipeline Insight 2015

Global Nanomedicine Market & Pipeline Insight 2015 | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
Nanomedicines or nanotherapeutics is an emerging field in which nanotechnology principles are used to design and develop better therapeutics having high safety and efficacy profiles. It is a multidisciplinary approach utilizing knowledge from allied fields like biotechnology and pharmacology in drug development program. Novel modalities for cancer treatment, targeted drug delivery, biosensors, imaging, delivery vehicles…
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5 New Ideas in Nanomedicine

5 New Ideas in Nanomedicine | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
Short description: From using nanoparticles for controlled release of antibiotics to fluorescence imaging of breast cancer, the poster session held at NEMB 2016, highlighted the breadth of student research in nanomedicine.
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ReAct - ReAct publishes a stakeholder mapping for antibiotic resistance together with the World Health Organization

ReAct - ReAct publishes a stakeholder mapping for antibiotic resistance together with the World Health Organization | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
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Health Intelligence - EBX NEWS - March 2016

On Health Intelligence this week, Europe gets real about superbugs. Here in the European Parliament the Public Health Committee is focused on tacklin
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Antibiotic resistance is not theoretical: the threat is real and immediate

Antibiotic resistance is not theoretical: the threat is real and immediate | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
On the 61st anniversary of Alexander Fleming’s death, we are on the road back to where he started: the days of people dying from common infections and injuries
PneumoNP project's insight:

"Obama, Cameron and Modi have all made personal statements about the need for action against antimicrobial resistance."

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Superbugs: Slowing the Spread of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Moderator Maryn McKenna, Journalist and Author; Specialist in Public Health, Global Health and Food Policy Speakers Beth Bell, Director, National Center for ...
PneumoNP project's insight:

"Antibiotic resistance could cost 1 trillon $ in productiivity". 

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Antibiotic Resistance

Right now, there are trillions of bacteria around you and even inside of you! Most of them are harmless, even beneficial, however, there are some that cause ...
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How Nanoscience Will Improve Our Lives in the Coming Years

How Nanoscience Will Improve Our Lives in the Coming Years | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
In a newly published study, nanoscientists look ahead to what we can expect in the coming decade, and conclude that nanoscience is poised to make important contributions in many areas, including health care, electronics, energy, food and...
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Jenniffer Zapata's curator insight, November 7, 2:47 PM
Proyecciones de la nanotecnología, excelentes campos de acción!!
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Researchers Develop Computer Model for Designing Nanocarriers to Improve Drug Delivery

Researchers Develop Computer Model for Designing Nanocarriers to Improve Drug Delivery | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it

A team of University of Pennsylvania researchers has developed a computer model that will aid in the design of nanocarriers, microscopic structures used to guide drugs to their targets in the body.

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Jenniffer Zapata's curator insight, November 7, 2:51 PM
Ahora a probar in vitro e in vivo!!! 
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U.S. sees first case of bacteria resistant to all antibiotics

U.S. sees first case of bacteria resistant to all antibiotics | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
U.S. health officials on Thursday reported the first case in the country of a patient with an infection resistant to all known antibiotics, and expressed grave concern that the superbug could pose serious danger for routine infections if it spreads.
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Jenniffer Zapata's curator insight, November 7, 2:54 PM
Más presión por sacar nuevos antibióticos.
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A Scientific Roadmap for Antibiotic Discovery

A Scientific Roadmap for Antibiotic Discovery | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
In recent decades, the discovery and development of new antibiotics have slowed dramatically as scientific barriers to drug discovery, regulatory challenges, and diminishing returns on investment have led major drug companies to scale back or...
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ETP Nanomedicine General Assembly & Annual Event 2016 — ETP Nanomedicine

SAVE THE DATE! The next annual event of ETPN will be held from Wednesday, October 12 to Friday, 14 October 2016 in Heraklion (Crete) in collaboration with FORTH.
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Mapping antibiotic resistance in real-time

Mapping antibiotic resistance in real-time | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
As the spread of ‘super bugs’ continues, open data can be used to pinpoint areas most at risk and help healthcare providers tackle the issue
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ENATRANS - Enabling Nanomedicine Translation — ENATRANS

ENATRANS - Enabling Nanomedicine Translation — ENATRANS | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
ENATRANS’ main objective is to network and support SMEs in translation of nanomedicine in Europe by providing a one-stop-shop service to interact and share information, experience and advice with up-to-date information and interactive tools, but...
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Antibiotics becoming ineffective at treating some child infections

Antibiotics becoming ineffective at treating some child infections | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
Study finds overuse is to blame for bacteria becoming resistant to drugs in urinary tract infections caused by E coli
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How antibiotic resistance could wreak havoc on health, food and travel

How antibiotic resistance could wreak havoc on health, food and travel | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
In addition to the estimated 700,000 deaths caused by drug-resistant infections each year, the lack of new antibiotics could have serious extended consequences
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How will Nanomedicine revolutionize healthcare in the next 15 years? — ETP Nanomedicine

How will Nanomedicine revolutionize healthcare in the next 15 years? — ETP Nanomedicine | Nanomedicine news | Scoop.it
The ETPN and the EuroNanoMed II ERA-NET publish the Nanomedicine Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda to provide the ecosystem with a concrete framework, including priorities for research, and a long term vision up to 2030 to foster the fruitful deployment of innovative Nanomedicine solutions intended for healthcare.
PneumoNP project's insight:

"Solutions offered by Nanomedicine:

• Polymeric nanoparticles targeting multi-drug-resistant bacteria

• Controlled release strategies for antibiotics in order to achieve local drug delivery, more efficient use of antibiotics and dose-control

• Nano-formulation of antibiotics for enhanced bioavailability and increased target specificity"

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