Alternative therapies for infectious diseases
published: June 6, 2011, recorded: May 2011, views: 4347
Report a problem or upload filesIf you have found a problem with this lecture or would like to send us extra material, articles, exercises, etc., please use our ticket system to describe your request and upload the data.
Enter your e-mail into the 'Cc' field, and we will keep you updated with your request's status.
This presentation will be about the consequences of inappropriate use of antimicrobial agents and some of the alternative approaches to treating infectious diseases that are being investigated, like naturally occurring antimicrobials (such as honey and plant essential oils), probiotics (including faecal flora replacement therapy) and bacteriophage therapy. Despite the fact that these sorts of treatments are popular with patients, in many cases the science underpinning their use is poor or lacking. Because of the antimicrobial resistance crisis there is renewed interest in this area.
Link this pageWould you like to put a link to this lecture on your homepage?
Go ahead! Copy the HTML snippet !