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MIT researchers engineer bacterial enzyme that protects against negative effects of antibiotics

MIT News reported April 11 2022 that MIT researchers successfully engineered a bacteria based antibiotic treatment. The enzyme of this bacteria can help reduce the risk of inflammation caused by antibiotics. MIT engineers developed a strain of bacteria that is safe for human consumption that safely produces an enzyme that breaks down a class of …


Anti-microbial herbal treatments

While other blog entries are focused on the healthy balance of trillions of microbes that reside inside our bodies, this entry discusses the unhealthy invasive microbes that are external to our bodies. “Health care was originally designed to address infectious diseases” (invasive microbes), and treating diseases were focused on “anti-microbial” treatments and today, anti-biotic treatments. …