Latest Tuberculosis treatment Stories
MELBOURNE, Australia, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new policy recommendation released on 20 July by the World Health Organization (WHO) warns against the use of serological (blood) tests to diagnose active tuberculosis (TB).
Two studies by a team of researchers led by Luis E. Cuevas and Mohammed Yassin from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and jointly coordinated with Andrew Ramsay at WHO-TDR Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases are published in this week's PLoS Medicine.
Two new methods to diagnosing tuberculosis, an endemic infectious disease, can be used in poor countries.
HepatitisRxAssist program from BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy helps patients secure needed medications, manage side effects, and adhere to their treatment plan for the best possible outcomes with the new protease inhibitor medications. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one of the nationâ€™s leading specialty pharmacies, is announcing today enhancements to their hepatitis C patient support program called HepatitisRxAssist.
Model created by team from UC Riverside, Texas State and La Sierra serves as a guide for clinicians to help patients follow prescribed treatments.
People with diabetes have a three to five times higher risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB) than non-diabetics.
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.
Tuberculosis (TB) is widely considered a public health concern and its treatment a public sector responsibility.
Scientists have identified a key enzyme responsible for destroying lung tissue in tuberculosis (TB), they report today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
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.
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