Combination of 2 drugs prevents radiation-exposure death in mice

11/26/2011 | WPIX-TV (New York City)

In an effort to treat large numbers of people exposed to radiation, Harvard researchers discovered that two drugs, already safely used independently in humans, can mitigate the effects of radiation exposure when administered together. In a five-year study on mice, a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein were given together to mice exposed to high levels of radiation and the mice survived and their health improved.

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