The superbug series: Part 1. The first of a three part series talks about antibiotic resistance showed by disease causing bacteria, its reasons, the problems associated with antibiotic resistance and the severity of the issue in India.
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A new study at IISc looks to uncover the secret behind the development of drug resistance in TB causing bacteria by testing the efficacy of various commonly available antibiotics. The researchers have found that a combination of commonly available antibiotics along with Augmentin, fights the development of resistance among TB bacteria. This study might throw light on developing new class of drugs that can help contain the spread of deadly tuberculosis, claim the researchers.