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2009-06-03 16:00:00

Clinical Activity Of TMC207 shows ATP-Synthase is a Viable Target for treatment of TB MECHELEN, Belgium, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Interim results from an ongoing phase 2, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of the investigational drug TMC207 for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) were published in the New England Journal of Medicine today.

2009-04-27 06:00:00

Unique GeneXpert(R) System Capabilities Enable Powerful New TB Diagnostic Tool SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced the release of Xpert(R) MTB/RIF as a CE IVD Mark product under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices.

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2009-04-16 11:22:34

Countries in the former Soviet Union and many regions of China are facing an epidemic of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, according to a new report based on data from 90,000 patients in 83 countries.

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2009-04-03 10:00:00

According to a study reported in The Lancet on Saturday, a new antibiotic has passed a key phase in a test of drugs aimed at shortening the time to cure tuberculosis, offering a potential boon in the fight against TB.

2009-03-30 11:37:12

The discovery of a large number of slow-growing Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria, which cause tuberculosis (TB), in the lungs of TB patients could be an important step forward in the design of new anti-TB drugs.

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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.


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