Latest Tuberculosis treatment Stories
A rapid test for tuberculosis (TB) could help to reduce TB deaths, improve TB treatment, and also offer reasonably good value for money if introduced in southern Africa, an area that has high rates of HIV and a type of TB that is resistant to some drugs (multi-drug resistant TB).
A study led by The University of Manchester has demonstrated that new technology that can analyze millions of gene sequences in a matter of seconds is an effective way to quickly and accurately identify diseases in skeletons.
Results from an observational study evaluating a new anti-TB drug have found that the treatment can improve outcomes and reduce mortality among patients with both MDR-TB and XDR-TB.
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have found that an off-patent anti-inflammatory drug that costs about two cents for a daily dose can also kill both replicating and non-replicating drug-resistant tuberculosis in the laboratory.
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have found that the “sunshine” vitamin can also aid in a speedy recovery from tuberculosis (TB).
Global NGO's Program to Improve Health of Ukrainians Through TB Testing And Other Measures to Prevent Rapid Increase of the Disease in Ukraine - Fifth Largest TB Burden Country In the World.