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Silver can make antibiotics more effective

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Health News : A research has suggested that adding silver to antibiotics can help make them 10 to 1,000 times more effective at fighting infections.

Though, silver has been used as an antimicrobial for centuries little has been known about its working.

According to the new research led by Jose Ruben Morones-Ramirez of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Boston University, adding silver to the current antibiotics could help counteract the drug-resistant microbes’ rise, the BBC reported.

Silver acts against Gram-negative bacteria, which is one of the two main types of bacteria that are particularly difficult pathogens to treat.

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