Antibiotic use has more unwanted effects than previously thought


We have known for some time that one of the unwanted side effects of taking antibiotics is their disruption of friendly microbes in the gut. But now a new study that takes a closer look suggests the consequences of long-term antibiotic use could be even far-more reaching than we thought.
human gut                                                Antibiotics destroy cells in the lining of the gut.

Writing in the journal Gut, Andrey Morgun, an assistant professor at the College of Pharmacy in

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