Global Technology – November 2015

There have been two common approaches used to protect humans from infectious disease:

  • Targeting pathogens and parasites with medicines like antibiotics.
  • Dealing with the conditions that allow transmission.

A new paper published in the journal Nature Scientific Reports demonstrates the effectiveness of a third strategy: Adjusting the landscape of the human body to remove the mechanism that allows pathogens to cause disease.

The discovery is the result of serendipity as well as the collabor.....

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