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Maple Syrup Extract Enhances Antibiotics

Antibiotics save lives every day, but there is a downside to their ubiquity. High doses can kill healthy cells along with infection – causing bacteria, while also spurring the creation of “superbugs” that no longer respond to known antibiotics. Now, researchers may have found a natural way to cut down on antibiotic use without sacrificing health: a maple syrup extract that dramatically increases the potency of these medicines.

Watch as Nathalie Tufenkji of McGill University discusses this research at the 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition:

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