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Latest TB Stories

2012-05-30 11:18:15

Tuberculosis, now largely controlled in the industrialized world, remains a stubbornly persistent killer in most of Africa, as well as parts of Asia and South America.

2012-05-28 19:30:54

Reducing tuberculosis transmission in geographic "hotspots" where infections are highest could significantly reduce TB transmission on a broader scale.

2012-05-22 23:13:15

Biomedical engineers at UC Davis have developed a microfluidic chip to test for latent tuberculosis.

2012-05-22 02:32:17

The tuberculosis vaccine is often used as a treatment for bladder cancer, and adding vitamin D might improve the vaccine’s effectiveness.

2012-05-18 11:18:59

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

2012-05-09 09:25:13

In order to reduce HIV and TB in African prisons, African governments and international health donors should fund criminal justice reforms.

2012-04-09 09:50:27

Up to 30% of the world's population is infected with Tuberculosis (TB), but in many areas of the world, TB diagnosis still relies on insensitive, poorly standardized, and time-consuming methods.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.