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2010-03-18 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahead of World TB Day, US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg helped public and private sector partners launch a new collaboration to significantly accelerate the development of combination treatments for tuberculosis -- and replace an almost 50-year-old drug regimen.

2009-12-23 14:03:16

Scientists have identified a strain of antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis that thrives in the presence of rifampin, a front-line drug in the treatment of tuberculosis.

2009-11-20 12:23:37

The integration of alcohol screening, treatment and referral into primary care and other medical settings is not routinely done.

2009-09-15 07:55:05

International guidelines for treating tuberculosis are due for specific improvements, according to two research papers published this week in the open access journal PLoS Medicine.

2009-08-13 07:45:00

KOLKATA, India, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lilly MDR TB Partnership and Children International launched a yearlong public awareness campaign aimed to bolster the TB eradication in India.

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2009-07-03 09:55:00

Drugs used to care for Parkinson's disease might be a new way to halt the increase of drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis.

2009-06-17 10:00:00

Price reductions for liquid culture tests will accelerate access to improved TB diagnostics SEATTLE, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company; NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, and FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics), a Swiss foundation that develops, evaluates and accelerates the implementation of new diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases, today announced a significant price reduction in the cost of liquid culture...

2009-06-17 08:15:00

SEATTLE, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- When: Wednesday, June 17, 2009, 10:30am Eastern (9:30am Central; 8:30am Mountain; 7:30am Pacific) Dial-in: 1-877-879-6184 (toll-free) 1-719-325-4759 (local access) Conference Title: TB Alliance/Tibotec Briefing Participant passcode: 2895940 Where: Pacific Health Summit Bell Harbor International Conference Center Pacific Board Room Seattle,...

2009-06-17 07:00:00

Collaboration will focus on the development of TMC207 and the discovery of new drugs to treat tuberculosis SEATTLE, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new landmark collaboration between the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance), a not-for-profit, product development partnership, and Tibotec Inc., (Tibotec), a global pharmaceutical company, has been announced today at the Pacific Health Summit in response to the urgent need to accelerate the discovery and development of new drugs to...


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