Latest Tuberculosis treatment Stories
In sub-Saharan Africa, tuberculosis is the disease that most often brings people with HIV into the clinic for treatment.
The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the number of people getting sick with tuberculosis declined last year for the first time.
Patients being treated for chronic hepatitis C become less likely to take their medications over time.
A regulatory bias against taking oral anti-cancer medications with food places many patients at increased risk for an overdose and forces them to "flush costly medicines down the toilet," argues Mark Ratain, MD, an authority on cancer-drug dosing.
Afghan patients treated at a U.S. military hospital in Afghanistan often carry multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria.
Researchers have discovered a faster, cheaper method for the diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB).
Pyrazinamide has been used in combination with other drugs as a first-line treatment for people with tuberculosis (TB) since the 1950s, but exactly how the drug works has not been well understood.
The European Respiratory Journal is today (04 August 2011) publishing the updated guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO) that aim to help manage drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB).
MELBOURNE, Australia, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new policy recommendation released on 20 July by the World Health Organization (WHO) warns against the use of serological (blood) tests to diagnose active tuberculosis (TB).
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