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2011-05-24 18:21:41

People with diabetes have a three to five times higher risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB) than non-diabetics.

2011-05-18 06:51:43

Patients with tuberculosis (TB) who wear a simple facemask may be able to greatly cut transmission rates to non-infected patients, according to a study conducted on guinea pigs.

2011-05-05 13:11:10

Tuberculosis (TB) is widely considered a public health concern and its treatment a public sector responsibility.

2011-04-25 14:30:52

Scientists have identified a key enzyme responsible for destroying lung tissue in tuberculosis (TB), they report today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

2011-04-13 07:43:06

In patients with newly-diagnosed tuberculosis (TB), use of a combined four-drug, fixed-dose regimen was found to have comparable outcomes to drugs administered separately, according to a new study.

2011-04-12 14:15:21

In patients with newly diagnosed tuberculosis (TB), use of a combined 4-drug fixed-dose regimen was found to have comparable outcomes to drugs administered separately.

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2011-03-25 08:25:00

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) fell short of its goal of eradicating tuberculosis (TB) by the year 2010, despite the number of reported cases being at an all-time low.

2011-03-25 00:00:30

MSF report says fixing drug supply and price problems is urgent Geneva / Johannesburg (Vocus/PRWEB) March 24, 2011 A promising new diagnostic test will finally help detect more people with drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), a development that lends greater urgency to solve major problems surrounding the pricing and supply of DR-TB medicines, according to a report released today by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières...

2011-03-16 14:17:16

The standard approach to re-treating tuberculosis (TB) in low and middle income settings is failing.

2011-03-16 13:57:21

The standard retreatment regimen for tuberculosis has low treatment response rates and is associated with poor long term outcomes in certain subgroups of patients, particularly those infected with both HIV and multi-drug resistant TB.


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