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WHO: Countries need to move much faster to prevent, detect and treat TB to meet global targets WHO: Countries need to move much faster to prevent, detect and treat TB to meet global targets
New data published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in its 2016 Global Tuberculosis (TB) Report show that countries need to move much faster to prevent, detect and treat the disease if they are to meet global targets.
2016/11/27
Migrants pre-screened for TB pose negligible risk of infection, new study finds Migrants pre-screened for TB pose negligible risk of infection, new study finds
Tuberculosis (TB) incidence in the UK has declined over the past 4 years, with fewer numbers of new migrants diagnosed with the disease.
2016/11/27
Botanical supplements may reduce effectiveness of common anti-tuberculosis drug, study finds Botanical supplements may reduce effectiveness of common anti-tuberculosis drug, study finds
Botanical supplements are used by people around the world to treat a wide range of physical and mental ailments.
2016/11/27
New mechanism of tuberculosis infection New mechanism of tuberculosis infection
A new study identifies an alternative route of entry that could have significant implications for the development of new therapies to prevent tuberculosis infection.
2016/8/11
New technique could help produce enhanced imaging results with ordinary microscopes New technique could help produce enhanced imaging results with ordinary microscopes
Research completed through a collaboration with University of Missouri engineers, biologists, and chemists could transform how scientists study molecules and cells at sub-microscopic (nanoscale) levels.
2016/8/11
Cell death: How a protein drives immune cells to suicide Cell death: How a protein drives immune cells to suicide
For some pathogens, attack is the best form of defense -- they enter immune cells of the human body.
2016/8/11
Rare wood bison calves born through IVF Rare wood bison calves born through IVF
Veterinary researchers have successfully produced bison calves using in vitro fertilization. Three calves are the first bison ever born using in vitro fertilization.
2016/8/11
Researchers created genetic blueprint of TB bacteria, then used it to predict, rank potential drug targets Researchers created genetic blueprint of TB bacteria, then used it to predict, rank potential drug targets
Researchers have deciphered how the human pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis is able to tolerate the recently approved FDA drug bedaquiline.
2016/6/12
New blood test for the detection of bovine TB New blood test for the detection of bovine TB
A new blood test to detect Mycobacteria in blood has been developed by a team at The University of Nottingham led by Dr Cath Rees, an expert in microbiology in the School of Biosciences and Dr Ben Swift from the School of Veterinary Medicine and ...
2016/6/12
Penn experts to devise improved diagnostic tool for tuberculosis Penn experts to devise improved diagnostic tool for tuberculosis
A team of Penn doctors and engineers has been awarded a $100,000 grant to develop an unusual new way of diagnosing tuberculosis (TB): ringing the bacteria that cause the disease like a bell.
2016/6/12
Early vaccination might be crucial for growth, health of African children Early vaccination might be crucial for growth, health of African children
Vaccination of African babies directly after birth seems favorable for their growth and health, while vaccination later in life may have negative effects, show researchers who analyzed the medical data of more than 350,000 African children.
2016/5/31
Fixed-dose combinations vs. single-drug for treating pulmonary TB Fixed-dose combinations vs. single-drug for treating pulmonary TB
A research team from Spain has prepared a Cochrane Systematic Review that explores the efficacy, safety, and adherence to fixed-dose combinations (FDCs) of drugs versus single-drug formulations to treat people who are newly diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB).
2016/5/31
Southern Africa: World Bank Boosts Southern Africa Efforts to Fight TB & Lung Disease Southern Africa: World Bank Boosts Southern Africa Efforts to Fight TB & Lung Disease
Southern Africa's capacity to mount an effective regional response to tuberculosis (TB) and occupational lung diseases today got a boost following the World Bank Group's Board approval of a US$122 million regional project to support efforts to tackle the scourge of TB in four of ...
2016/5/31
NDWG launches consultation on draft TPP for a test of progression of LTBI NDWG launches consultation on draft TPP for a test of progression of LTBI
The New Diagnostics Working Group (NDWG) and its Task Force on tests for progression of LTBI to active disease have recently launched an online consultation to gather input on a draft Target Product Profile (TPP) for a test of progression of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) ...
2016/5/31
TB Drug May Also Target Visceral Leishmaniasis TB Drug May Also Target Visceral Leishmaniasis
A drug that has already been approved for treatment of tuberculosis could also be a powerful tool to combat another of the developing world’s major diseases, researchers at the University of Dundee have found.
2016/5/30
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Did you know that Aboalis Avicenne (980-1037)

was the first doctor who described three stages

for tuberculosis.  In his book

Canin  de La Medicine he named them as :

*.Stade de preinflammatoire

*.Stade de ulcere rongeant

*.Stade de Caverne


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