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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
New easy-to-use TB test achieves accuracy comparable to IGRAs in phase III trials New easy-to-use TB test achieves accuracy comparable to IGRAs in phase III trials
A new skin test for tuberculosis infection has proven safe, easy to administer and accurate in two Phase III clinical trials, according to research presented at the ATS 2016 International Conference.
2016/5/24
Inhaled steroids may increase risk of nontuberculous mycobacteria lung disease Inhaled steroids may increase risk of nontuberculous mycobacteria lung disease
Patients with obstructive lung disease who take inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) may be at greater risk for nontuberculous mycobacteria pulmonary disease (NTM PD), according to new research presented at the ATS 2016 International Conference.
2016/5/24
Researchers plan to apply technology to other diseases Researchers plan to apply technology to other diseases
After three years and 300 patients, researchers have proof that their early-detection urine test for Lyme disease works.
2016/5/24
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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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