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2011-01-03 13:46:08

Although a clear association of tuberculosis with lung cancer remains to be established, a new study published in the January issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology provides compelling evidence of increased lung cancer risk among people with tuberculosis.

2010-09-23 07:00:00

Discovery could help determine who will develop the disease and who won't DALLAS, Sept.

2010-07-22 12:59:42

A clinical trial in Cambodia has found it possible to prolong the survival of untreated HIV-infected adults with very weak immune systems and newly diagnosed tuberculosis (TB) by starting anti-HIV therapy two weeks after beginning TB treatment, rather than waiting eight weeks, as has been standard.

2010-06-23 13:48:19

A large, systematic postmortem study carried out in South Africa by Ted Cohen and colleagues has revealed that 94% of deceased patients were HIV infected and 50% had culture-positive tuberculosis at the time of death.

2010-06-11 13:49:44

When applied to HIV care, the community-based model of directly observed therapy (DOT) has no effect on virologic outcomes, but significantly improves patient survival.

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2010-06-07 14:35:00

A study published in the American Journal of Public Health finds links between mining and the spread of tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa.

2010-05-19 14:18:06

According to a paper published today in the Lancet, there is unprecedented progress in the development of the global tuberculosis (TB) drug pipeline with 10 drug candidates currently in clinical development.

2010-05-17 07:01:58

HIV-infected patients who are falsely diagnosed as having tuberculosis (TB) have higher rates of mortality than those who are correctly diagnosed with the disease.

2010-05-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK and BANGALORE, India, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) and AstraZeneca announced today at the 2010 BIO International Convention that they have entered into a research collaboration agreement to accelerate the discovery, development and clinical use of drugs against tuberculosis (TB), including drug resistant strains of the disease.


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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