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Researchers Turn To Garlic To Kill Deadly Bacteria, University of Copenhagen Study


2/19/2014 7:02:19 AM

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A substance found in garlic can help combat even the most aggressive and treatment-resistant strains of bacteria, a doctoral candidate from the University of Copenhagen has discovered as part of a PhD thesis on the beneficial properties of the odoriferous plant and commonly-used culinary ingredient. The discovery, which was made by Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences student Tim Holm Jakobsen, comes as aggressive multi-resistant infections represent an increasing health risk to the global population. Given that bacteria are becoming more and more resistant to treatments, there is tremendous demand for new ways to help people overcome these maladies.

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