golden staph

  • Starving superbugs, then poisoning them
    Posted in: 2017, SA

    Adelaide researchers have developed and patented a novel approach to fight superbugs, like golden staph, by targeting the bugs’ favourite food—iron. Dr Katharina Richter and colleagues from the University of Adelaide have commenced the first human trials of the treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Superbugs, or antibiotic-resistant bacteria, cause 700,000 deaths globally every year […]