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Latest Tuberculosis treatment Stories

2013-09-02 19:17:09

For years, physicians around the world have watched as strain after strain of the deadly bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis evolves resistance to drugs.

2013-08-16 10:38:06

A new study has calculated the average cost per case of TB in the EU.

2013-08-16 10:33:26

As part of the largest international research effort ever made to combat tuberculosis, a team of Johns Hopkins and Brazilian experts has found that preventive antibiotic therapy for people with HIV lowers this group's chances of developing TB or dying.

DNA Detection Breakthrough Could Lead To Improved Tuberculosis Treatments
2013-07-29 13:22:02

Minor mutations in DNA code can make for major malfunctions and a breakthrough technique has allowed scientists to spot genetic changes with greater precision than ever.

2013-07-25 10:11:43

A researcher from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and colleagues have identified the genetic mutation in Africans with HIV that puts them at a much higher risk for tuberculosis (TB) infections.

2013-07-05 11:10:05

The immune response to the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB) varies between patients of different ethnic origin, raising important implications for the development of tests to diagnose and monitor treatment for the disease.

2013-07-02 11:06:13

People with tuberculosis (TB) in China often delay going to see a doctor for more than two weeks.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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