Cultured Connections


Discover Your Regional Bioscience Community

07/01/2019

We are fortunate in Oregon to have Oregon Bioscience, supporting the regional bioscience community.
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UK Government pledges £32 million in fight against AMR

06/28/2019

Along with a cash infusion for UK-led research, parliament will appoint global experts, including Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies as UK special envoy on AMR. By committing to accelerate the UK’s work against AMR, ten leading research centers across the county will explore new ways to inform prescribing and resistance pattern identification.
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WHO launches latest campaign against AMR

06/28/2019

The World Health Organization (WHO), recently launched the AWaRe online portal. Designed to raise the proportion of global antibiotics in the Access group to at least 60%, while reducing the use of those most at risk of resistance.
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Fostering excellence in the veterinary profession

06/28/2019

The veterinary profession, in both its public and private sectors, has a crucial role to play in confronting antimicrobial resistance, particularly in overseeing the prescription and delivery of antimicrobial products.
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Zoonotic Dermatophyte infections on the rise

04/05/2019

Dermatophytosis, an infection of the skin caused by pathogenic fungi is found worldwide, and is among the most prevalent zoonotic disease. All domestic animals are susceptible. The greatest economic and human health consequences are associated with domestic cats and cattle. India has experienced a significant rise in chronic dermatophyte infections — causing alarm and action.  
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We depend on our animals for health and happiness

04/05/2019

Human health and welfare are closely aligned with the health of the animals that live with and around us. Human health and quality of life are impacted by our farm and service animal community, our companion animals, as well as the wild animals that live in the water and land around us. Equally important, animals also have a right to a healthy life!
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Celebrating Health as a human right – equal for all.

04/03/2019

The growing social and economic empowerment of women around the world has given focus to women’s health issues, specifically to reproductive health and sexually transmitted infections.
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The burden of gonorrhea in developing nations

04/03/2019

The global burden of sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) to health and development is often overlooked as a public health priority. These infections, often silent and without symptoms, can result in serious or fatal health consequences.
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Biomed Announces New FungID™ Product Line

03/14/2019

For over 30 years, Biomed Diagnostics has developed products of the highest quality and performance for the microbiology lab. Building on the success of our InTray® DM, we’re happy to announce the new FungID™ line of products for dermatophytes, fungus and yeast detection. 
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New CDC analysis shows steep and sustained increases in STDs in recent years

02/26/2019

Nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017, according to preliminary data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the National STD Prevention Conference in Washington, D.C. This surpassed the previous record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases and marked the fourth consecutive year of sharp increases in these sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
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