Sexuality: a new treatment to treat chlamydia
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Sexuality: a new treatment to treat chlamydia

Thechlamydia infection is increasing among young and middle-aged adults. However, there is a resistance of this bacterium to treatment with antibiotics. This antibiotic resistance may cause reproductive harm, infertility.

65% success rate

The treatment developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo is based on the genetical therapy and the use of nanotechnology.

It aims to prevent the majority of bacteria from entering genital cells. This is possible through the use of a ribonucleic acid targeting a specific gene in the female reproductive system.

This reduces the risk of infection. Its efficiency is 65%.

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