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2010-04-06 14:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif. and SHANGHAI, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- MicuRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of antibiotics to treat drug-resistant bacteria, and Cumencor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-03-30 13:58:06

Two new tuberculosis studies by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers provide good news and bad news about the bacterium that infects nearly a third of the world's population and a disease that kills nearly 2 million people each year.

2010-03-24 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A Senate briefing today will discuss TB and drug-resistant TB, including multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) and extensively drug resistant (XDR-TB), the impact on global health and the current state of surveillance, diagnosis and treatment around the world.

2010-03-24 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a video message, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah commemorated World Tuberculosis Day on March 24. Dr.

2010-03-23 11:59:00

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What: A Senate briefing, Bringing Established Methods to Scale: New Perspectives in the Changing World of TB, to discuss TB and drug-resistant TB, including multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) and extensively-drug resistant (XDR-TB), the impact on global health and the current state of surveillance, diagnosis and treatment around the world.

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.


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  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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