As a result of the overuse or misuse of antibiotics, antimicrobial resistant superbugs represent an extraordinary threat to global health. This threat is particularly great in India, the world’s largest consumer of antibiotics and the country facing the highest burden of tuberculosis (TB) in the world.
Antibiotic resistance represents a major challenge in treating pathogenic bacterial infections.
Now, researchers at McGill University have discovered a possible target for fighting back against resistant bacteria.
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A concentrated extract of maple syrup makes disease-causing bacteria more susceptible to antibiotics, according to laboratory experiments by researchers at McGill University.