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  1. Genetic diversity of drug resistant Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BioMed Central

    By 2014 although tuberculosis incidence had fallen by an average of 1.5% per year since 2000 and was 18% lower than the level of in 2000, 1.5 million people died for TB in that year. One of reason was that drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis spread.


  2. This is according to the large randomized controlled START trial.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | POZ

    ... steatosis and 3 percent had diabetes. Two percent were taking statins and 1 percent were taking treatment for tuberculosis (TB). The participants' liver function was assessed according to the APRI scoring system, which looks at AST liver enzymes and ...


  3. MSF: HIV and TB treatment at risk as countries gradually lose Global Fund supportRead the original story

    Yesterday | Crofs Blogs

    MA decins Sans FrontiA res has called on the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to make urgent changes to their policies and practices for countries transitioning away from, or gradually losing, donor support, which increase the risk of critical drug stock-outs and alarming drug quality issues in many countries. People receiving treatment for tuberculosis and HIV in transitioning countries have faced dangerous treatment interruptions and have been treated with drugs of unknown quality.


  4. One of the oldest traditional herbal medicines, the cancer bush is a possible cure for tuberculosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 |

    The cancer bush was used in traditional African medicine as a treatment for tuberculosis . Researchers, in a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine , investigated the plant's potential as a treatment for TB.


  5. An adult autosomal recessive chronic granulomatous disease patient...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | BioMed Central

    ... and coughing. He had previously been diagnosed with lymphadenopathy in the neck at age 8 and prescribed anti-tuberculosis treatment. A chest radiograph revealed extensive right-sided consolidation along with smaller foci of consolidation in the left ...


  6. OPINION: The Moral Dimensions Of Nuclear DeterrenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Daily Caller

    ... 30 years thanks to nuclear deterrence. We know the discovery of the vaccine for polio, and the treatment for tuberculosis, saved literally tens of millions of lives. We honor those heroes who developed those cures. But we we saved the lives of ...


  7. A stratified approach to tuberculosis treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Nature Medicine

    ... meantime, to ensure continued support, we are displaying the site without styles and JavaScript. Stratifying tuberculosis (TB) disease into minimal, moderate or severe disease may allow treatment duration to be tailored to disease severity. Minimal ...


  8. A patient-level pooled analysis of treatment-shortening regimens for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Nature Medicine

    Tuberculosis kills more people than any other infectious disease. Three pivotal trials testing 4-month regimens failed to meet non-inferiority margins; however, approximately four-fifths of participants were cured.


  9. This is why the heart-leaved moonseed is a beloved Ayurvedic medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 |

    ... it with turmeric can protect the liver from drug-induced toxicity, especially from those used to treat tuberculosis. An isolate polysaccharide from the plant has also been noted to protect the brain from oxidation, based on murine tests. In this ...


  10. Characteristics and management of bone and joint tuberculosis in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | BioMed Central

    China had the third highest burden of tuberculosis population in the world. Bone and joint tuberculosis was a major part and its characteristics were rarely discussed before.


  11. Federal Circuit Affirms Section 101 Ineligibility Determination of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | JD Supra

    ... 101. Roche owns U.S. Patent No. 5,643,723 ("the '723 patent"), which claims methods for detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) - a pathogenic bacterium, the infection of which causes tuberculosis. Previous MTB detection methods fell short in ...


  12. Canada to apologize for treatment of Inuit with tuberculosis in mid-20th centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | CBC News

    The Federal government is poised to apologize for how it treated Inuit who were plucked from their communities across the north and taken to sanatoriums in southern Canada for tuberculosis treatment in the mid-20th century. The president of Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the organization that speaks for Inuit in Nunavut, made the announcement during its annual general meeting this week.


  13. More Sensitive Test Improves Disease Surveillance In Rhinoceroses...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 25 | Pressat

    ... that a high proportion of lions in Kruger National Park are infected with bovine TB. In addition to lions, tuberculosis affects African elephants and rhinoceros, however there is little known about diagnosis, pathogenesis and impact on these ...


  14. Global Fund announces $660m grant for NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Vanguard

    The Global Fund, an International Financing Organisation, has announced an additional humanitarian grant of 660 million dollars to tackle HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria epidemic in Nigeria. Sands noted that the grant was expected to last for a three-year period to include more people on the treatment of the diseases.


  15. Outcome of untreated lung nodules with histological but no microbiological evidence of tuberculosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | BioMed Central

    The outcome of lung nodule with histopathological findings suggestive of tuberculosis but lack of microbiologic confirmation remains unclear. Whether these patients require anti-TB treatment remains unknown.


  16. New Tuberculosis Drug Cures 80% Of PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Sofia News Agency

    A new treatment for a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis can cure 80 percent of sufferers, according to a trial hailed Monday as a "game changer" in the fight against the global killer. Doctors in Belarus -- a country with one of the highest rates of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the world -- spent months treating patients with a new drug, bedaquiline, alongside other antibiotics.


  17. New epidemic cluster of pre-extensively drug resistant isolates of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | BioMed Central

    Ural genetic family is a part of the Euro-American lineage of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and is endemic in Northern Eurasia . These strains were long described as drug susceptible and of low virulence, but recent studies reported an increasing circulation of the multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant Ural strains.


  18. UAE develops artificial intelligence scheme to tackle tuberculosisRead the original story

    Monday Oct 22 | Xinhuanet

    The United Arab Emirates started a project based on artificial intelligence to tackle serious diseases like tuberculosis, a UAE's minister said Monday. At the second United Nations World Data Forum held in Dubai, Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama, UAE's minister of state for artificial intelligence, said unlike other deadly diseases, tuberculosis is preventable, treatable and curable.


  19. Drug resistant TB cases rise in the PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Manila Bulletin

    Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. Ten million people contracted TB and 1.6 million died from it in 2017.


  20. Last Issue - Volume 24, Number 10 - October 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... We assessed video directly observed therapy (VDOT) for monitoring tuberculosis treatment in 5 health districts in California, USA, to compare adherence between 274 patients using VDOT and 159 patients using ...