Every Person's Guide to Drug Repurposing



Tapeworm drug deemed effective at curbing MRSA

Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an antibiotic-resistant infection that has historically been difficult to treat. However, studies at Brown University and Rhode Island hospitals have proven that an FDA-approved drug used to treat tapeworm was able to curb growth of MRSA¬†bacteria in vitro and in nematode populations. Since it has already been approved and its […]