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Antibacterial components of Persian shallot may help in TB treatment
 

Antibacterial components of Persian shallot may help in TB treatment

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The antibacterial properties of the Persian shallot, a type of onion, could complement current antibiotic treatment by increasing its efficacy, a joint study suggests.
 
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27 Jan 2018 - General
 
Researchers believe the antibacterial properties extracted from the Persian shallot could increase the effects of existing antibiotic treatment. They said this could help reverse the tide of drug-resistant TB, which infected 490,000 people in 2016. But they said the research was still in its early stages and clinical trials would need to follow. In the ongoing study, led by Birkbeck, University of London and University College London, the research team conducted tests on four different molecules...
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