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2014-07-24 10:47:06

A major new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 published in The Lancet, shows that accelerated progress against the global burden of HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis (TB) has been made since 2000 when governments worldwide adopted Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 6 to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and TB.

Mycobacteria Metabolism Discovery Could Pave Way For New Tuberculosis Drugs
2014-07-23 03:23:02

The mystery of why mycobacteria—a family that includes the microbe that causes TB—are extraordinarily hardy organisms is being unraveled by University of Otago, New Zealand, research that offers new hope for developing a revolutionary class of antibiotics to tackle TB.

Detecting And Monitoring Tuberculosis In Captive Elephants
2014-07-17 03:32:25

Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the organism that causes tuberculosis in humans, also afflicts Asian (and occasionally other) elephants.

2014-07-07 10:19:43

A new test for tuberculosis (TB) could dramatically improve the speed and accuracy of diagnosis for one of the world’s deadliest diseases, enabling health care providers to report results to patients within minutes.

2014-07-03 12:54:25

The World Health Organization (WHO) today, together with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in countries with low levels of the disease.

2014-06-28 12:09:52

Tuberculosis infection among people taking corticosteroid pills may be underestimated.

2014-06-10 23:02:02

Promoting the Quality of Medicines (PQM) program helps attain WHO approval for treatment of drug resistant TB. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The

2014-06-09 10:25:14

A new screening process for tuberculosis (TB) infections in Canadian prisons could mean that more than 50 per cent of those screened won't undergo unnecessary treatment due to false positives.

2014-05-14 08:32:24

Fotouhi to guide organization's discovery-stage research and clinical trials of drug candidates NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TB Alliance, a not-for-profit organization


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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