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Latest Tuberculosis treatment Stories

2011-12-29 09:40:35

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.

2011-12-10 01:17:10

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.

2011-12-10 01:15:55

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.

2011-10-20 13:44:04

Timing is everything when treating patients with both HIV and tuberculosis.

2011-10-20 12:47:19

In sub-Saharan Africa, tuberculosis is the disease that most often brings people with HIV into the clinic for treatment.

TB Cases Globally Decline For First Time
2011-10-11 11:23:30

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the number of people getting sick with tuberculosis declined last year for the first time.

2011-10-03 12:00:53

Patients being treated for chronic hepatitis C become less likely to take their medications over time.


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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