US study finds Vitamin C kills drug resistant TB | Connect Asia

US study finds Vitamin C kills drug resistant TB

US study finds Vitamin C kills drug resistant TB

Updated 23 May 2013, 17:15 AEST

New research has discovered that Vitamin C can kill drug resistant tuberculosis in a lab setting.

The study was published in Nature Communications this week.

So what does that actually mean for the treatment of TB, a major killer across Asia?

Presenter: Liam Cochrane

Speaker: Bill Jacobs, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York

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