Latest Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis Stories
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.
Timing is everything when treating patients with both HIV and tuberculosis.
The European Respiratory Journal is today (04 August 2011) publishing the updated guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO) that aim to help manage drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB).