Researchers have developed a way to turn pathogens against each other in order to fight drug-resistance ...

Bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to our best drugs and antibiotics, and if we aren't careful we could prescribe ourselves into a future where even the most routine treatments and surgeries become deadly again. Now, researchers at the University of Michigan have come up with a novel way to fight back: by pitting pathogens inside a patient's body against each other, then using drugs to wipe out the leftovers.

Continue Reading Divide and conquer: Pitting pathogens against each other helps fight drug resistance

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