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3 Drug Combinations to Counter Antibiotic Resistance: Report

UCLA researchers found that combinations of three different antibiotics can often overcome bacteria’s resistance to antibiotics, even when none of the three antibiotics on their own — or even two of the three together — is effective. The researchers grew E. coli bacteria in a laboratory and treated the samples with combinations of one, two and three antibiotics from a group of ...

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New Anti-Diabetic Drug for TB Patients

A more effective treatment will be available for patients who suffer from tuberculosis (TB) as scientists found that a drug for treating diabetes, Metformin (MET), can also be used to boost the efficacy of TB medication without inducing drug resistance. The findings could lead to a more effective treatment for the infectious disease that kills close to 1.5 million people ...

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