Wake Up and Die: Activating Dormant Bacteria to Kill Them [News]

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 13:55 in Health & Medicine

Israeli researchers announced this week that they have developed a new technique that may wipe out stubborn bacteria that elude antibiotics. Some infections such as tuberculosis (TB) can lay dormant in the lungs for decades before reactivating and causing symptoms-- even after most of the disease-causing bacteria have been leveled by antibiotics. [More]

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