Latest Tuberculosis treatment Stories
A UT Southwestern Medical Center study using a sophisticated “glass mouse” research model has found that multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) is more likely caused in patients by speedy drug metabolism rather than inconsistent doses, as is widely believed.
In populations with a low prevalence of tuberculosis (TB), the majority of positives with the three tests commercially available in the U.S for the diagnosis of TB are false positives, according to a new study.
The incidence of tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis is significantly increased in mothers postpartum, suggesting a potential new population to target for screening, according to a new UK-wide cohort study.
Timing is everything when treating patients with both HIV and tuberculosis.
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.
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