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Scientists take steps to make weak TB drugs strong again Scientists take steps to make weak TB drugs strong again
Biophysicists have discovered why the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB) are naturally somewhat resistant to antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones.
2016/1/26
Device focuses on speedier tuberculosis diagnosis Device focuses on speedier tuberculosis diagnosis
A device that can magnify tuberculosis bacteria without using a conventional glass lens could soon replace expensive lens-based microscopes in developing countries, according to a feasibility study published in the journal Tuberculosis.
2016/1/26
Genetically modified cows may help combat bovine tuberculosis Genetically modified cows may help combat bovine tuberculosis
Researchers have used a technique called transgenic somatic cell nuclear transfer to generate cattle whose cells express a gene that confers resistance to the bacterium that causes bovine tuberculosis.
2016/1/26
Innate immune defenses triggered by unsuspected mechanism Innate immune defenses triggered by unsuspected mechanism
To the amazement of researchers in immunology and genetics, a previously unsuspected mechanism is activated in the presence of pathogens after only a few hours.
2016/1/26
Malaysian scientists join forces with Harvard experts to help revolutionize lung disease treatment Malaysian scientists join forces with Harvard experts to help revolutionize lung disease treatment
Malaysian scientists are joining forces with Harvard University experts to help revolutionize the treatment of lung diseases -- the delivery of nanomedicine deep into places otherwise impossible to reach.
2016/1/26
NICE publishes new guideline to better tackle tuberculosis NICE publishes new guideline to better tackle tuberculosis
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)of England has published guidance to better treat and prevent tuberculosis (TB).
2016/1/26
Current View on Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Diagnosis and Treatment Current View on Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Diagnosis and Treatment
Drug-resistant TB (DR-TB) can occur when the drugs used to treat TB are misused or mismanaged. Generally five terms can describe the variable forms of drug-resistant tuberculosis:......
2016/1/20
Virtual screening studies to identify novel inhibitors for Sigma F protein of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Virtual screening studies to identify novel inhibitors for Sigma F protein of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the oldest threats to public health, which is caused by the pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB).
2016/1/12
IRGM gene polymorphisms and haplotypes associate with susceptibility of pulmonary tuberculosis in Chinese Hubei Han population IRGM gene polymorphisms and haplotypes associate with susceptibility of pulmonary tuberculosis in Chinese Hubei Han population
Human immunity-related GTPase M (IRGM) is found to play an important role in defenseagainst intracellular pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis) in vitro by regulating autophagy.
2016/1/12
Detection of IgG1 antibodies against Mycobacterium tuberculosis DosR and Rpf antigens in tuberculosis patients before and after chemotherapy Detection of IgG1 antibodies against Mycobacterium tuberculosis DosR and Rpf antigens in tuberculosis patients before and after chemotherapy
While diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) remains challenging, researchers aimed to evaluate the serum IgG1 antibodies against Mycobacterium tuberculosis active growth phase antigens and ....
2016/1/12
MTBVAC vaccine is safe, immunogenic and confers protective efficacy against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in newborn mice MTBVAC vaccine is safe, immunogenic and confers protective efficacy against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in newborn mice
Development of novel more efficient preventive vaccines against tuberculosis (TB) is crucial to achieve TB eradication by 2050, one of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) for the current century.
2016/1/12
Oregon Zoo Employees Infected by Tuberculosis after Exposure to Elephants Oregon Zoo Employees Infected by Tuberculosis after Exposure to Elephants
Seven workers at the Oregon Zoo in Portland were infected with tuberculosis (TB) following an outbreak starting in 2013 among three bull elephants.
2016/1/12
Expanded drug regimens associated with better treatment response in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis Expanded drug regimens associated with better treatment response in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Treating multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) with regimens that include a greater number of drugs may improve outcomes, and baseline drug susceptibility testing (DST) could identify drugs with the greatest likelihood of success......
2016/1/5
Clinical research experts comment on the state of their fields and what developments they hope and expect to see in 2016 Clinical research experts comment on the state of their fields and what developments they hope and expect to see in 2016
In an Editorial published in PLOS Medicine, editors ask an international panel of eleven expert researchers and clinicians spanning a range of specialties to answer questions on their field and what developments they hope and expect to see in 2016.
2016/1/5
Measles, Tuberculosis and Scarlet Fever Make a Come Back in England Measles, Tuberculosis and Scarlet Fever Make a Come Back in England
Diseases that are considered rare or almost entirely wiped out, are making a deadly comeback, according to new UK study.
2016/1/5
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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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