Colonies of pathogenic MRSA bacteria on a blood agar plate. | R. Parulan Jr./Getty Images
Medicine

New Discoveries Bring Hope to the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance

Key insights into how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics could reverse the process and renew the efficacy of commonly prescribed medications.

Published On 11/01/2017
12:05 PM EDT
For the first time in 10 years, scientists are hopeful about reversing β-lactam antibiotic resistance.