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Phages to the rescue
Posted: 18 August 2010

Researchers are pinning their hopes on phages, microscopic organisms that consume bacteria like predators devour their prey. If phage therapy can be successfully developed to treat all types of bacterial infection, perhaps antibiotics will become obsolete in the future.

MindBullet logo HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY CRUMBLES AS MEGA-BUG EPIDEMIC BALLOONS
Antibiotics impotent in face of hyper-speed bacterial evolution
Dateline: 12 November 2022
As the northern countries head into winter, experts predict that more than 100 million people will be at risk of succumbing to new bacterial assaults during the season. For decades scientists have warned about the limited long-term efficacy of antibiotics and that at some point bacterial evolution would outstrip our ability to develop ways of arresting the effects of the most lethal ones on ...
 
 
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