Latest Tuberculosis treatment Stories
Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified a mechanism used by the tuberculosis bacterium to evade the body's immune system and have identified a compound that blocks the bacterium's ability to survive in the host, which could lead to new drugs to treat tuberculosis.
Scientists have identified a strain of antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis that thrives in the presence of rifampin, a front-line drug in the treatment of tuberculosis.
LEUVEN, Belgium and LUND, Sweden, November 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR) and BioInvent International AB (OMXS: BINV) today announced positive results from a Phase I trial of their novel anti-cancer monoclonal antibody TB-403 in patients with advanced solid tumours.
Two billion people worldwide carry the pathogen that causes tuberculosis (TB), and most of them do not even know they are infected.
International guidelines for treating tuberculosis are due for specific improvements, according to two research papers published this week in the open access journal PLoS Medicine.
Children with type 1 diabetes are at an increased risk of developing tuberculosis, according to a new report.
The typical dose of a medication considered pivotal in treating tuberculosis effectively is much too low to account for modern-day physiques, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers said.
Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a novel way to monitor in real time the behavior of the TB bacterium in mouse lungs noninvasively pinpointing the exact location of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
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