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Zoloft could treat deadly fungal infections


Zoloft, one of the most widely prescribed antidepressants in the world, is also capable of inhibiting deadly fungal infections, according to new research.

Researchers from Texas A&M University studied the effect of Zoloft on the bacteria that causes cryptococcal meningitis, which claims more than half a million lives worldwide each year, according to a 2009 Center for Disease Control report.

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Photo credit: Xiaorong Lin, Texas A&M

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