As antibiotic use rises rapidly worldwide, resistance continues to climb. It is now a burgeoning public health threat. How can we conserve these miracle drugs so they continue to fight disease and save lives?
A hand-held ultrasound needle-guidance device, cuffless blood pressure monitor and brain-wave sensor were among the technologies exhibited for about 30 congressional staff members who visited NIBIB recently. They were attending the institute's Discoveries in Technology Expo.
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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, bacteria bound to a neutrophil, a type of white blood cell