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2012-09-10 23:04:28

Critical Path Institute and CDISC (Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium) announce the availability of a breakthrough tool to help combat tuberculosis (TB)—a persistent disease resulting

2012-09-04 11:25:20

Reconstructing the spread of killer diseases such as tuberculosis (TB) from person to person using DNA sequencing quickly identifies the origin and movement of pathogens.

Tuberculosis Patients Have Speedy Recovery With Antibiotics And Vitamin D
2012-09-04 09:45:27

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have found that the “sunshine” vitamin can also aid in a speedy recovery from tuberculosis (TB).

2012-08-24 23:03:37

Global NGO's Program to Improve Health of Ukrainians Through TB Testing And Other Measures to Prevent Rapid Increase of the Disease in Ukraine - Fifth Largest TB Burden Country In the World.

2012-08-13 12:57:53

Scientists of the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine have breathed new life into a forgotten technique and so succeeded in detecting resistant tuberculosis in circumstances where so far this was hardly feasible.

2012-07-24 11:05:59

A novel approach to discover the first new tuberculosis (TB) combination drug regimen cleared a major hurdle when Phase II clinical trial results found it could kill more than 99 percent of patients' TB bacteria within two weeks and could be more effective than existing treatments.

2012-07-24 10:10:48

In January, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued new guidelines on dosing of an HIV medication used to treat people infected with both HIV and tuberculosis (TB) because of a potential interaction between two of the main drugs used to treat each disease.