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Old arthritis drug overcomes antibiotic resistance

November 9, 2020

Decades of overuse of antibiotics has rendered most of humanity’s best drugs useless against superbugs; researchers at the University of Hong Kong (HKU), however, have discovered new potential to diminish bacterial resistance by repurposing an existing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) drug, auranofin. The team found that auranofin, an old drug used to treat RA since the […]

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