No More ‘Superbugs’? Maple Syrup Extract Enhances Antibiotic Action

No More ‘Superbugs’? Maple Syrup Extract Enhances Antibiotic Action

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.

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