Latest Tuberculosis treatment Stories
By Rob Sharp For years, cases of tuberculosis were falling in Britain - now they're rising.
By Kounteya Sinha NEW DELHI: Diagnosing multi drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) will now take just two days' time.
By Steve Sternberg Rapid DNA tests that can save thousands of lives by cutting delays in diagnosis of drug-resistant tuberculosis from two months to two days will be rolled out in 16 countries fighting twin epidemics of HIV and TB, health officials said Monday.
The Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) and the Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases (NITD) announced today a five-year research collaboration designed to yield new medicines for TB, including drug-resistant TB.
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By Cohen, Ted Colijn, Caroline; Wright, Abigail; Zignol, Matteo; Pym, Alexander; Murray, Megan The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease/ World Health Organization Global Project on Anti-Tuberculosis Drug Resistance Surveillance recently released the fourth global survey, which documents the highest burden of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) yet reported.
By Pamela Hale-Burns Described as a man who inspired change, Dr. Matthew Owen Locks was proud to see the possible presidential nomination of an African- American or of a woman. But he wouldn't get to witness it.
Medical practitioners and health campaigners say London has become Europe's tuberculosis (TB) capital because primary care trusts (PCTs) are failing to adopt measures drawn up four years ago.
Officials at the World Health Organization issued a report on Tuesday claiming that their survey of over 90,000 TB patients in 81 countries revealed that the drug-resistant form of tuberculosis is spreading faster than expected. The WHO said that the rate of infection is currently over 20 percent in some countries.
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