Latest Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis Stories
In 2010 the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated there were 290,000 cases of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis globally. Now a new medication attempts to slash those numbers.
A joint Innovation Summit seeks to find solutions for identified barriers to treating tuberculosis. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Leading global public
Today, the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) publish their jointly developed European Union Standards for Tuberculosis Care (ESTC).
Looking at the current state of TB knowlege and new cases we have come a long way, but dont think that this is over. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) March 24, 2012
The management of tuberculosis cases in the European Union (EU) is not meeting international standards, according to new research.
A gene that influences the inflammatory response to infection may also predict the effectiveness of drug treatment for a deadly form of tuberculosis.
Indian doctors say they have seen the first case of a "totally drug-resistant tuberculosis" in the country. The Indian TB strain is mainly transmitted through close personal contact and is not as contagious as the flu.
A UT Southwestern Medical Center study using a sophisticated “glass mouse” research model has found that multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) is more likely caused in patients by speedy drug metabolism rather than inconsistent doses, as is widely believed.
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