Infecting gut bacteria to treat IBD

An international team of researchers led by Israel’s Weizmann Institute, has used bacteriophages (good viruses) to kill inflammation-causing gut bacteria that cause inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s. “Good” bacteria are not harmed.

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