Three lessons gut microbes have taught us about antibiotics

Posted by on May 10, 2016 5:27 pm
Categories: health

Antibiotics have proven to be a double-edged sword: capable of killing a range of bacteria that cause infections, but also depleting our gut microbes, impairing our immune system, and increasing vulnerability to infection by superbugs. The lessons learned from how antibiotics impact the body are identifying new approaches to prevent and/or correct the adverse side effects on our ‘good’ gut bacteria.

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