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2008-08-25 10:55:00

Aggressive treatment involving a combination of drugs may be the cure for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, researchers report.

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2008-08-14 10:35:00

In the first statewide study of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) in the United States, California officials have identified 18 cases of the dangerous and difficult-to-treat disease between 1993 and 2006, and 77 cases that were one step away from XDR TB.

2008-08-08 15:00:55

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. , a leading provider of near-patient diagnostics, monitoring and health management solutions, is featuring its new TB diagnostic test, the Clearview TB ELISA, at the International AIDS conference (AIDS 2008).

2008-08-06 18:00:38

Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, or XDR-TB, can be commuted in an individualized outpatient therapy program, researchers in Peru said.

2008-08-05 18:00:09

By Ben Guy MAIL workers were offered TB screening after two staff at a Tyneside sorting office caught the deadly disease.

2008-07-29 18:00:20

Elan Corporation, plc (NYSE: ELN) and Wyeth (NYSE: WYE) today are presenting detailed results from the companies' 18-month Phase 2 study of bapineuzumab (AAB-001) in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease at the Alzheimer's Association's International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.

2008-07-23 21:00:14

Tuberculosis occurs most often in the United States in residents born in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, researchers say. Dr. Kevin P.

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2008-07-23 00:30:00

A study released Tuesday found that foreign born residents have higher rates of tuberculosis, compared to Americans, where rates have declined in the United States.

2008-07-22 09:00:00

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday said Asian nations had failed to rein in the rapid growth of highly lethal, drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis ( TB) and warned that the disease could soon become a serious threat to the region as a whole.

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2008-07-16 08:10:00

Researchers have found that diabetes may be to blame for more than 10 percent of the tuberculosis cases in India and China.


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