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Possible way to avoid treating UTIs with antibiotics
« on: October 01, 2018, 07:50:01 pm »

UTIs can be very bad news for people with MS but thanks to antibiotics they probably aren't nearly as much of a problem as they were years ago. However, the risks of overusing antibiotics are becoming clear, and researchers are trying to find alternatives.

An article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences presents a case for targeting cellulose instead of the bacteria responsible for a urinary tract infection. The findings are summarized in "We May Not Need to Rely on Antibiotics to Treat UTIs" in Medical News Today, September 27, 2018:
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SPMS, diagnosed 1980. Avonex 2001-2004. Copaxone 2007-2010. Glatopa (glatiramer acetate 40mg 3 times/week) since 12/16/20.


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