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2012-05-18 11:18:59

A tiny filter could have a big impact around the world in the fight against tuberculosis.

2011-07-13 07:16:20

Two new methods to diagnosing tuberculosis, an endemic infectious disease, can be used in poor countries.

2009-03-31 14:21:42

British medical scientists say the discovery of a large number of slow-growing Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria might lead to new anti-TB drugs. Until now it was thought that M. tuberculosis bacteria in the lungs of TB patients were rapidly multiplying.

2005-07-21 17:51:59

A ubiquitous bacterial strain thought to be uninvolved in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in fact is responsible for 2-4 million flare-ups of the condition that occur annually in the United States, researchers from the University at Buffalo have shown.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.