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Could amphibians help us defeat superbugs someday? Some researchers think so.
Doctors have been having remarkable success with a rather unconventional type of treatment: fecal transplantation.
The trouble is, when antibiotics are used in small amounts over long periods of time, drug resistant super bugs can develop.
During World War 1 soldiers' maggot-infested wounds almost never became infected. What was going on?
Have you ever heard that too much stress causes stomach ulcers?
New strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria are appearing faster than scientists can discover new antibiotics.
Our bodies are also made up of living cells, the antibiotics have to distinguish between the cells in our bodies and the cells of the bacteria.
People have used moldy and fermented substances to treat wounds for over three thousand years. Learn about the history of antibiotics.
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