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For Cystic Fibrosis Patients, Targeted Bacterial Testing Could Decrease Premature Death For Cystic Fibrosis Patients, Targeted Bacterial Testing Could Decrease Premature Death
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most frequent, lethal genetic disorder and occurs mainly from chronic lung disease caused by persistent airway pathogens that are detrimental to CF patients, such as Mycobacterium. Isolation of mycobacteria in the sputum of patients with CF has been significantly increasing ...
2014/12/17
Scientists' unique system of oral vaccine delivery to address global health threats Scientists' unique system of oral vaccine delivery to address global health threats
Scientists have succeeded in describing and validating a unique system of oral vaccine delivery using a common bacteria found in the mouth
2014/12/17
PET and CT scanning could show if TB treatment is effective PET and CT scanning could show if TB treatment is effective
The medical imaging techniques, positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT), could help predict the effectiveness of antibiotic drug treatment for TB patients.
2014/12/17
New vaccine shows promise as stronger weapon against  both tuberculosis, leprosy New vaccine shows promise as stronger weapon against both tuberculosis, leprosy
A variant of the century-old vaccine Bacille Calmette-Guerin provides only partial protection against both tuberculosis and leprosy, researchers report. so a more potent vaccine is needed to combat both diseases
2014/11/29
Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports: Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports:
Approximately 100 new cases are reported in the United States each year; comparing to about 250,000 cases that occurred worldwide in 2008, according to the CDC.
2014/11/29
Mycobacterium abscessus cording prevents phagocytosis and promotes abscess formation: Mycobacterium abscessus cording prevents phagocytosis and promotes abscess formation:
Mycobacterium abscessus is a rapidly growing Mycobacterium causing a wide spectrum of clinical syndromes. It now is recognized as a pulmonary pathogen to which cystic fibrosis patients have a particular susceptibility.
2014/11/29
WHO report: TB is more widespread than previously estimated WHO report: TB is more widespread than previously estimated
"following a concerted effort by countries, by WHO and by multiple partners, investment in national surveys and routine surveillance efforts has substantially increased."
2014/11/24
Scientists uncover a role for carbon monoxide in battling bacterial infections Scientists uncover a role for carbon monoxide in battling bacterial infections
Researchers describe a scenario in which carbon monoxide conducts reconnaissance for immune cells, working to detect the presence of bacteria and subsequently instigating a series of maneuvers that enable the immune cells to unleash their attack on the microbes
2014/11/19
Crucial mechanism driving colliding epidemics of smoking, TB unlocked by scientists Crucial mechanism driving colliding epidemics of smoking, TB unlocked by scientists
TB is an infectious disease that kills 1.5 million people each year, and smoking is the biggest driver of the global TB epidemic
2014/11/19
Tuberculosis: New weapons against multidrug resistance Tuberculosis: New weapons against multidrug resistance
Using a high-throughput screening assay, EPFL scientists have discovered two small molecules that could overcome the multidrug resistance of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis
2014/11/13
Successful short treatment against drug-resistant tuberculosis confirmed Successful short treatment against drug-resistant tuberculosis confirmed
The result of 10 years of collaboration between the Damien Foundation Belgium and the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp (ITM) could revolutionize global tuberculosis control.
2014/11/6
Testing for TB in the cattle herd Testing for TB in the cattle herd
Bovine TB is one of the most complex animal health problems currently facing the farming industry in England and Wales
2014/10/30
Epidemic: Killer TB Spreads As Research Plummets (Op-Ed) Epidemic: Killer TB Spreads As Research Plummets (Op-Ed)
Colleen Daniels, director for TB and HIV at the Treatment Action Group, contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.
2014/10/23
Tuberculosis infection may be underestimated among people taking corticosteroid pills Tuberculosis infection may be underestimated among people taking corticosteroid pills
Tuberculosis infection among people taking corticosteroid pills may be underestimated, new research suggests.
2014/10/16
Exploring the possibility of creating a TB vaccine based on the cell wall sulfolipid Exploring the possibility of creating a TB vaccine based on the cell wall sulfolipid
A new strategy which enables molecules to be disconnected essentially anywhere, even remote from functionality....
2014/10/9
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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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