New Engineered Bacteria Could Prevent Side Effects of Antibiotics

[ad_1] Illustration of the human gut microbiome. Microbes that safely break down antibiotics could prevent opportunistic infections and reduce the spread of antibiotic resistance. Antibiotics are life-saving drugs, but they can also harm the beneficial microbes that live in the human gut. Following antibiotic treatment, some patients are at risk of developing inflammation or opportunistic […]

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MIT Scientists Develop New Regenerative Drug That Reverses Hearing Loss

[ad_1] These images show cellular regeneration, in pink, in a preclinical model of sensorineural hearing loss. The control is on the left and the right has been treated. Credit: Hinton AS, Yang-Hood A, Schrader AD, Loose C, Ohlemiller KK, McLean WJ. MIT spinout Frequency Therapeutics’ drug candidate stimulates the growth of hair cells in the […]

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