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2009-03-24 14:50:00

Disease experts claim that efforts to fight HIV and tuberculosis must be paired in order to be most effective.

2009-03-24 09:11:00

WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement from Stephen J. Nolan, Chairman of the American Lung Association: One hundred and five years after Dr.

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2009-02-26 16:36:42

U.S. researchers said on Thursday that two existing drugs used in combination appear to offer great promise against the most dangerous form of tuberculosis.

2009-01-23 14:36:31

A four-month treatment with the drug rifampin is better tolerated for tuberculosis than the nine-month treatment of isoniazid, Canadian researchers said. Dr.

2008-12-11 16:12:00

Levels of drug-resistant tuberculosis in China are nearly twice the global average, researchers said. Research published in the journal BMC Infectious Diseases, said almost 10 percent of Chinese TB cases are resistant to the most effective first-line drugs. Susan van den Hof of the KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation in The Netherlands said China has joined the global project on anti-tuberculosis drug resistance surveillance, and investigated drug resistance in 10 provinces from 1996 to 2004. China...

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2008-11-06 14:07:24

New research on drug-resistant tuberculosis found that the hard-to-treat disease results in death for half of patients who get it.

2008-09-15 09:00:11

Tuberculosis drug shows promise against latent bacteria WASHINGTON, Sept.

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2008-08-25 10:55:00

Aggressive treatment involving a combination of drugs may be the cure for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, researchers report.

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2008-08-14 10:35:00

In the first statewide study of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) in the United States, California officials have identified 18 cases of the dangerous and difficult-to-treat disease between 1993 and 2006, and 77 cases that were one step away from XDR TB.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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