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The true burden of tuberculosis in Malaysian prison The true burden of tuberculosis in Malaysian prison
Prisons are common settings for tuberculosis (TB) outbreaks, yet screening and prevention services can be extremely limited.
2015/5/20
Tuberculosis drug can improve effect of cognitive behavioral therapy Tuberculosis drug can improve effect of cognitive behavioral therapy
The effect of internet-based CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) for people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) may be boosted with a drug called d-cycloserine, which ...
2015/5/20
Unexpected role for calcium in controlling inflammation during chronic lung infection Unexpected role for calcium in controlling inflammation during chronic lung infection
Many of us take a healthy immune system for granted. But for certain infants with rare, inherited mutations of certain genes, severe infection and death are stark consequences of their impaired immune responses.
2015/5/13
New edition of WHO Essential Medicines List includes new treatments for hepatitis C, cancers and multi-drug TB New edition of WHO Essential Medicines List includes new treatments for hepatitis C, cancers and multi-drug TB
WHO published the new edition of its Model List of Essential Medicines which includes new treatments for hepatitis C, a variety of cancers and multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB).
2015/5/13
A Mycobacterium tuberculosis cytochrome bd oxidase mutant is hypersensitive to bedaquiline. A Mycobacterium tuberculosis cytochrome bd oxidase mutant is hypersensitive to bedaquiline.
The new medicinal compound bedaquiline (BDQ) kills Mycobacterium tuberculosis.Results show that killing with BDQ can be improved significantly by inhibiting cytochrome bd oxidase, a non-proton-pumping terminal oxidase.
2015/5/13
LSTM scientists one step closer to understanding why HAP increases risk of pneumonia and tuberculosis. LSTM scientists one step closer to understanding why HAP increases risk of pneumonia and tuberculosis.
Scientists at LSTM have come a step closer to understanding why people exposed to household air pollution (HAP) are at higher risk of lung infections such as pneumonia and tuberculosis.
2015/5/13
Neutrophil apoptosis in the context of tuberculosis infection Neutrophil apoptosis in the context of tuberculosis infection
Polymorphonuclear neutrophils comprise two-thirds of peripheral blood leukocytes and are key components of innate immunity as a first line of defense against bacterial and fungal pathogens.
2015/5/13
Silica dust in small-scale gold mining linked to silicosis, TB epidemic Silica dust in small-scale gold mining linked to silicosis, TB epidemic
Silica dust hazards in large gold mines have been well documented, but the situation is far worse in small-scale gold mining according to a new study.
2015/5/4
Locally procured drugs can be as effective as IQA drugs for treating MDR-TB in Pakistan Locally procured drugs can be as effective as IQA drugs for treating MDR-TB in Pakistan
Locally-sourced antibiotics can be as effective as 'internationally quality-assured' (IQA) antibiotics for treating multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Pakistan, and may help avoid delays in starting treatment.
2015/5/4
TB Alliance Announces Partnership with U.S. Fund for UNICEF to Increase Access to Impending New Child-Friendly TB Treatments TB Alliance Announces Partnership with U.S. Fund for UNICEF to Increase Access to Impending New Child-Friendly TB Treatments
TB Alliance has announced a new partnership with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF that will dramatically increase the scope and impact of child and maternal health programs around the world to include the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric tuberculosis (TB), a significant cause of child ...
2015/5/4
New Antibiotic from Soil Bacteria New Antibiotic from Soil Bacteria
Researchers have isolated a new kind of antibiotic from a previously unknown and uncultured bacterial genus.
2015/5/4
Phobias in children could be overcome with help of tuberculosis drug, researchers say Phobias in children could be overcome with help of tuberculosis drug, researchers say
Common phobias in children of spiders, dogs or flying could be overcome with the help of an antibiotic used to treat tuberculosis, researchers say.
2015/5/4
Autophagy: A new approach to fighting tuberculosis Autophagy: A new approach to fighting tuberculosis
A new approach to combatting tuberculosis (TB) would take advantage of a complex, natural process called autophagy.
2015/4/29
Global pandemic of fake medicines poses urgent risk, scientists say Global pandemic of fake medicines poses urgent risk, scientists say
Poor quality medicines are an urgent threat that could undermine decades of successful efforts to combat TB, HIV/AIDS and malaria, according to experts.
2015/4/29
Engineering TB-Resistant Cows Engineering TB-Resistant Cows
In the first successful creation of transgenic cattle using the genome-editing tool transcription activator-like effector nuclease (TALEN), researchers inserted a mouse nuclear body protein gene, SP110, into the genome of cow cells.
2015/4/29
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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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