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  1. Tuberculosis Treatment: There's an App for ThatRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    In the past, public health nurses had to drive all over the county to make sure tuberculosis patients were taking their medication as indicated. Now, TB patients who are no longer contagious can take their medication wherever and whenever they like.

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  2. Nanomedicine could revolutionise tuberculosis treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Tuberculosis is one of the world's deadliest infectious disease . Worldwide, there are still about 10.4 million cases of TB and 1.7 million deaths every year.

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  3. Inching Closer to a Soft Spot in Antibiotic-Resistant TuberculosisRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Health News Digest

    Antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis is a public health threat. TB and other bacteria become resistant to antibiotics by evolving genetic changes over time, which they can do quite quickly because bacterial lifecycles are short.

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  4. New product to identify badgers infected with bovine TBRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Pressat

    ... methods for the detection of live bovine TB from badger faeces. Mycobacterium bovis (Mbov) causes Bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) in wildlife and domestic animals including cattle, deer, goats, pigs, cats, dogs and badgers. The UK has the highest ...

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  5. Researchers move closer to finding potential soft spot in drug-resistant tuberculosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Medical News

    Antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis is a public health threat. TB and other bacteria become resistant to antibiotics by evolving genetic changes over time, which they can do quite quickly because bacterial lifecycles are short.

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  6. Tuberculosis Testing Market Set to Record Exponential Growth by 2025 EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | SBWire

    The global tuberculosis testing market continues to grow as governments and institutions across the globe continue to make efforts to eradicate this deadly communicable disease. Statistics gathered by the WHO state that 9 million people acquired tuberculosis in 2013 and 1.5 met a fatal end, out of which 360,000 were HIV positive.

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  7. Inching closer to a soft spot in isoniazid-resistant tuberculosisRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Science Daily

    Researchers comparing clonal strains of the mycobacteria that cause TB, before and after they developed resistance to a first-line drug, found that a single genetic change may not always have identical effects on bacterial fitness. Antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis is a public health threat.

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  8. #WomensMonth: UWC's extraordinary women leading the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Iol.co.za

    ... Dr Ngece-Ajayi, is a research leader in the field of drug metabolism nanobiosensors for antiretrovirals and tuberculosis treatment drugs. Additionally, she's the founder and a leader of AmaQawe ngeMfundo, a non-profit foundation which aims to ...

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  9. San Diego County offers mobile app for Tuberculosis treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | KFMB-am

    San Diego County public health officials said Monday a mobile app that allows tuberculosis patients to confirm they're taking their medication as indicated has reduced the necessity of in-person monitoring. Roughly a year ago, the County Tuberculosis Control Program unveiled the "emocha" app that allows non-contagious TB patients to upload a video of themselves taking their medication from anywhere and at any time, which has allowed it to focus on more in-depth visits.

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  10. Travel: Le Meridien RA, Costa Dorada, SpainRead the original story

    Monday Aug 13 | Scotsman.com

    ... - involving the use of water, sea products and a coastal climate - became a favoured treatment for tuberculosis (TB) In 1929, the religious order of St Juan de Dios from Barcelona opened a sanatorium for young TB patients at El Vendrell on the ...

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  11. New natural sweeteners found: Wild plants in Yunnan sweeter than sucrose by at least 25 timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Food Technology

    ... have medicinal properties, such as reducing inflammation, promoting respiratory tract health and even treating tuberculosis. On the other hand, Derris eriocarpa - is mostly consumed as a drug and reduces phlegm and water retention, and promotes ...

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  12. Video: Midmorning With Aundrea - July 20, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | ClipSyndicate

    Break away from your everyday with Aundrea Self! Today, Aundrea takes a look at a promising new treatment for Type 1 Diabetes from a vaccine currently used to treat tuberculosis. And if you don't care about diabetes but have a sweet tooth, a representative from Blue Bell Ice Cream drops by to show off their latest new flavors just in time for National Ice Cream Month! And we are Cooking Up A Storm once again with meteorologist Jacob Dickey.

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  13. Fixed-dose combination associated with faster time to smear...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | BioMed Central

    Diabetes is associated with increased risk of tuberculosis treatment failure, death, and relapse compared to patients without diabetes. Current TB regimens are available as fixed dose combination and separate tablets , in which using the former is purported to make it easier to adhere and complete treatment.

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  14. Minimally invasive direct lateral interbody fusion in the treatment...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | BioMed Central

    To investigate the clinical efficacy of minimally invasive direct lateral approach debridement, interbody bone grafting, and interbody fusion in the treatment of the thoracic and lumbar spinal tuberculosis. From January 2013 to January 2016, 35 cases with thoracic and lumbar spinal tuberculosis received direct lateral approach debridement, interbody bone grafting, and interbody fusion.

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  15. Dots' success rate and the emergent multi drug-resistant tuberculosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Sun-Star

    LAUREN Alimondo reported in October last year the 89 percent success rate of the tuberculosis treatment in the Cordillera region under the Department of Health's flagship program, the Directly Observed Treatment Short-course . That is, for those who completed the six-month treatment cycle, according to DOH officer Clint Gil Ildefonso.

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  16. UN guidelines to speed up Seoul's humanitarian aid to NKRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Korea Herald

    ... chronic food shortage. It also severely lacks drugs and medical equipment, including those needed to treat tuberculosis, which plagues the country. The news came amid mounting evidence that North Korea has been evading sanctions, rendering the US' ...

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  17. Embolizing pulmonary aspergillosis, mycobacterial & aspergillous...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | BioMed Central

    Aspergillosis is a serious infection particularly affecting the immunodeficient host. Its co-infection with tuberculosis and cytomegalovirus has not been reported before.

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  18. Rifampin Effective for Latent Tuberculosis in ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | Drugs.com

    In children with latent tuberculosis, a regimen of four months of rifampin has better rates of completion than nine months of isoniazid, with similar safety profiles, according to a study published in the Aug. 2 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine . Thierno Diallo, M.D., from the Universite Gamal Abdel Nasser de Conakry in Guinea, and colleagues conducted an open-label trial in which they randomly assigned 844 children with latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection to receive either four months of rifampin or nine months of isoniazid.

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  19. Step forward in fight to eliminate tuberculosisRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 2 | Science Daily

    Scientists believe they have taken a step forward in the fight to eliminate the world's top infectious disease killer, tuberculosis. The McAuley Professor of International Health at the University of Otago is labelling the findings of new international collaborative research a step forward in the fight to eliminate the world's top infectious disease killer, tuberculosis.

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  20. US proposes guidelines to ensure aid reaches NKoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... North Korea faces chronic food woes as well as shortages of drugs and medical equipment needed to treat tuberculosis, which has plagued the country. An AP story last month from the capital Pyongyang focused on the long-awaited delivery of ...

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