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Healthy bacteria can be a promising alternative to antibiotics

Antibiotics’ days might be numbered as viruses that kill harmful gut bacteria could represent a real alternative to the traditional medicine. A new clinical study confirmed the safety and tolerability of using bacteria-specific viruses known as bacteriophages to eliminate disease-causing bacteria in the gut. The new treatment could be used in place of antibiotics to rid the gut of harmful ... Read More »

Antibody Therapy Found Promising Against MERS Virus: Study

The treatment – an antibody that blocks the MERS virus – was produced by cows that had been genetically modified to mimic certain aspects of the human immune system. New York:  A new treatment for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been found to protect mice from infection, according to a study. MERS, a disease that can cause severe respiratory ... Read More »