How to Prevent Antibiotic Resistance? Ask SpongeBob!

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  1. jason_els

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    This is very promising and not sure why it wasn't more widely reported.

    Get this.

    Sponges have the ability to make bacteria infections (not viruses) lose their acquired immunity to antibiotics. The sponges secrete an enzyme that causes the DNA in the bacteria to reset to a vulnerable state!

    This enzyme works even aginst Pseudomonas and MRSA!

    Please read the rest at the link. This is very promising and could save the lives of millions.
     
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    The link's broken, Jason.

    As someone who has had two hospitalizations in the last 18 months for MRSA infection, I'm interested in what it might say.
     
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    I found the link broken as well but am interested in the topic.
     
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    same subject just not sure if this is the same article

    ml
     
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    Yes Mickey, thank you! That's the link. Sorry for the bad link.
     
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