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Health care facilities are largely responsible for antibiotic resistant bacteria outbreaks, study finds

https://naturalnews.com/2017-09-27-health-care-facilities-are-responsible-for-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria-outbreaks-study-finds.html

More on Acinetobacter baumannii Acinetobacter baumannii is recognized to be one of the most difficult antimicrobial-resistant gram-negative bacilli to control and treat. ... Acinetobacter is a group of bacteria commonly found in soil and water. Although many types of Acinetobacter cause human disease, about 80 percent of reported infections are caused Acinetobacter baumannii . "...

Study explores the antimicrobial properties of carvacrol, the primary constituent of oregano essential oil

https://naturalnews.com/2019-04-15-the-antimicrobial-properties-of-carvacrol.html

They tested these compounds against nosocomial (hospital-derived) pathogens, including a multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacteria Acinetobacter baumannii, which commonly affects people with weak immune systems. - The minimum inhibitory dose (MID) of the tested compounds – the lowest concentration that prevented the growth of bacteria – was determined using gaseous contact assay. - The researchers also performed pulse-field gel electrophoresis to select A. baumannii clones, and ...

Which herbal medicines demonstrate the best anti-Candida activity?

https://naturalnews.com/2018-07-04-which-herbal-medicines-best-anti-candida-activity.html

They also determined the plants’ antibacterial properties on Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, and the multidrug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and Klebsiella pneumoniae. ... DOI: 10.1186/s12906-017-1760-x Previous :The therapeutic heart benefits of long-term administration of Nigella sativa (black cumin seed) Next : Why pecans should be your go-to snack when you’re hungry - More news on acinetobacter baumannii Study explores the ...

Breast milk is the BEST protection against bacterial infections in nursing babies

https://naturalnews.com/2018-09-18-breast-milk-is-the-best-protection-against-bacterial-infections-in-nursing-babies.html

These include Enterococcus faecium, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumonia, Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonar aeruginosa, and Enterobacter species, the main causes of disease and infection around the globe. ... Sources include: NaturalHealth365.com Healthline.com Previous :Nip it in the bud: Healthy habits you can practice today to prevent Alzheimer’s Next : High levels of homocysteine linked to Alzheimer’s and dementia - More news on acinetobacter baumannii ...

DIM in broccoli and cruciferous vegetables could be the solution to antibiotic resistance

https://naturalnews.com/2022-08-05-compound-broccoli-cruciferous-vegetables-solution-antibiotic-resistance.html

New research reveals that DIM, a popular anti-cancer substance sold in supplement form, fights harmful bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii, both of which are considered resistant to pharmaceutical-based antibiotics. ... -diindolylmethane (DIM) successfully broke down the biofilms protecting pathogens including A. baumannii and P. aeruginosa 65% and 70% of the time, respectively,” the news outlet reported. "...

Why "bastard myrobalan" may be the next natural cure for antibiotic-resistant bacteria

https://naturalnews.com/2019-02-27-why-bastard-myrobalan-may-be-the-next-natural-cure-for-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria.html

According to the World Health Organization, researchers should prioritize finding treatments for the following MDR bacteria: Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter baumannii, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Escherichia coli. ... They evaluated these effects on 16 different MDR strains of Acinetobacter, E. coli, K. pneumoniae, P. aeruginosa, and S. aureus. "...

Carvacrol, a compound found in oregano, exhibits powerful antimicrobial properties

https://naturalnews.com/2019-04-23-carvacrol-in-oregano-exhibits-powerful-antimicrobial-properties.html

They found that carvacrol is particularly potent against a multi-drug resistant (MDR) pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii which usually causes hospital-derived infections. ... The three strains of A. baumannii each had very high drug resistance profiles and showed variable biofilm production. "...

Half of all hospital rooms contaminated with deadly superbugs

https://naturalnews.com/034071_hospitals_superbugs.html

But a new study published in the American Journal of Infection Control says otherwise, having found that nearly half of all hospital rooms tested were contaminated with a deadly, drug-resistant superbug known as Acinetobacter baumannii (MDR-AB). "...

Not all bad: How "good" viruses boost your well-being

https://naturalnews.com/2021-06-16-how-good-viruses-boost-your-well-being.html

In 2016, however, the University of California San Diego Health (UC San Diego Health) used phage therapy under emergency use approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat a deadly infection caused by the multidrug-resistant bacteria Acinetobacter baumannii. The patient, psychiatry professor Tom Patterson, received an intravenous phage cocktail that specifically targeted A. baumannii. "...

Can this newly developed compound help fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs?

https://naturalnews.com/2020-01-28-newly-developed-compound-fights-antibiotic-resistant-superbugs.html

Researchers from the University of Connecticut used a similar approach against Acinetobacter baumannii, a gram-negative bacteria known for resistance against carbapenems (drugs used for severe or high-risk bacterial infections), with promising results. ... Their findings revealed that A. baumannii exposed to selenium had a weaker biofilm architecture, which would allow antibiotic agents to penetrate its cell walls. "...

Can this newly developed compound help fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs?

https://naturalnews.com/2020-01-09-newly-developed-compound-fights-antibiotic-resistant-superbugs.html

Researchers from the University of Connecticut used a similar approach against Acinetobacter baumannii, a gram-negative bacteria known for resistance against carbapenems (drugs used for severe or high-risk bacterial infections), with promising results. ... Their findings revealed that A. baumannii exposed to selenium had a weaker biofilm architecture, which would allow antibiotic agents to penetrate its cell walls. "...

Ancient soil bacteria holds key to preventing modern superbugs

https://naturalnews.com/2019-08-15-ancient-bacteria-holds-key-to-preventing-superbugs.html

The moniker comes from the first letter of their names: Enterococcus faecium, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Enterobacter. "...

Drug-resistant bacteria add another layer to India's coronavirus battle

https://naturalnews.com/2021-09-20-drug-resistant-bacteria-worsen-india-coronavirus-battle.html

They noted that pathogens such as Klebsiella pneumoniae and Acinetobacter baumannii resisting these potent antibiotics was “an alarming finding.” "...

Mercury UV vendor’s false and misleading statements put hospital patients and staff at risk

https://naturalnews.com/2017-03-29-mercury-uv-vendors-false-misleading-statements-put-hospital-patients-and-staff-at-risk.html

Devastating microbes like methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Clostridium difficile (c. diff) and Acinetobacter baumannii often kill patients — turning routine and potentially positive outcomes into debilitating and costly healthcare nightmares costing the industry close to $30 billion annually. ... For example, a CDC-funded study published earlier this year in the Lancet1evaluated the effect of a mercury ultraviolet (Mercury UV) device on room disinfection, and ...

Plumbagin, a compound present in carnivorous plants, has anticancer potential

https://naturalnews.com/2019-05-24-plumbagin-in-carnivorous-plants-has-anticancer-potential.html

resistant plasmids from several bacterial strains including the opportunistic bacteria Acinetobacter baumannii, which is one of the most common causes of nosocomial (hospital-derived) infections. "...

Traditional folk medicine from Pakistan studied to have great anti-inflammatory potential

https://naturalnews.com/2019-01-29-traditional-folk-medicine-from-pakistan-studied-to-have-great-anti-inflammatory-potential.html

Out of the four plants, researchers noted that clover dodder extract displayed the highest antibacterial activity against pathogens such as Acinetobacter baumannii, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Klebsiella pneumoneae – known as the ESKAPE pathogens because of its high mortality and morbidity rates upon infection. "...

Scientists discover that common purslane and henna show great potential in preventing yeast infections

https://naturalnews.com/2018-07-29-common-purslane-and-henna-show-potential-in-preventing-yeast-infections.html

They also sought to determine the plants’ antibacterial properties on Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, and the multidrug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and Klebsiella pneumoniae. "...

Bacteria-eating viruses may be effective at eliminating foodborne pathogens; could be used to prevent food poisoning

https://naturalnews.com/2018-03-13-bacteria-eating-viruses-may-be-effective-at-eliminating-foodborne-pathogens.html

In an article published in Microbial Sciences, it reported a case of a man getting an antibiotic-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infection, which left him in a coma for two months. "...

6 Amazing benefits of red wine vinegar, an antioxidant-rich ingredient

https://naturalnews.com/2020-07-24-amazing-benefits-of-red-wine-vinegar.html

In fact, a test-tube study showed that acetic acid can prevent the growth of the bacteria Acinetobacter baumannii, a common cause of infection among burn victims. 6. "...

Rise of the superbugs: Bacteria are outsmarting humans. Will they eventually kill us all?

https://naturalnews.com/2019-12-03-bacteria-are-outsmarting-humans.html

(source ) One form of Acinetobacter, a group of bacteria commonly found in the environment (like in soil and water) has developed resistance to nearly all antibiotics: > Acinetobacter baumannii can cause infections in the blood, urinary tract, and lungs (pneumonia), or in wounds in other parts of the body. ... Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter are usually multidrug-resistant. (source ) Pork products recently tested positive for antibiotic-resistant bacteria. "...