Latest Tuberculosis treatment Stories

2010-03-04 07:00:00

MIAMI, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Data evaluating the efficacy and safety of STELARA(TM) (ustekinumab) and REMICADE® (infliximab) in patients with plaque psoriasis who had an inadequate response to Enbrel® (etanercept) will be presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) in Miami, Fla., from March 5-9, 2010.

2010-02-16 07:53:58

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.

2009-12-23 14:03:16

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.

2009-11-16 10:45:00

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.

2009-10-09 10:35:00

Two billion people worldwide carry the pathogen that causes tuberculosis (TB), and most of them do not even know they are infected.

2009-09-15 07:55:05

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.

2009-08-07 12:45:00

Children with type 1 diabetes are at an increased risk of developing tuberculosis, according to a new report.

2009-07-30 12:35:00

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.

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