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Higher drug doses needed to defeat tuberculosis

The typical dose of a medication considered pivotal in treating tuberculosis effectively is much too low to account for modern-day physiques.



Cranberry juice tannins can defeat E. coli bacteria

Agroup of tannins found primarily in cranberries can transform E. coli bacteria in ways that render them unable to initiate an infection offering the possibility that the cranberry may provide an alternative to antibiotics.



Antibiotics based on a new principle may defeat MRSA

Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have presented a new principle for fighting bacterial infections, in other words, a new type of antibiotic, in the medical journal FASEB. The new antibiotic mechanism is based on selectively blocking the thioredoxin system in the cells, which is crucial to the growth of certain bacteria.



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