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Study sheds light on tuberculosis Study sheds light on tuberculosis
Each year the World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes World Health Day with the goal of spreading awareness for global health issues. The WHO names tuberculosis (TB) as one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide and over 95 percent of those deaths occur in ...
2017/4/26
New way of screening potential treatments for TB New way of screening potential treatments for TB
Scientists have developed a new way of screening potential treatments for Tuberculosis (TB) which may assist in the identification and prioritization of new therapies which could potentially reduce the duration of current TB treatment.
2017/4/26
Tuberculosis: Researchers uncover how bacteria burst our cells Tuberculosis: Researchers uncover how bacteria burst our cells
Scientists unveil the complex molecular structure that causes lethal infections by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb).
2017/4/18
Structure of tuberculosis drug target determined Structure of tuberculosis drug target determined
Scientists have determined the three-dimensional structure of the target of the first-line anti-tuberculosis drug rifampin.
2017/4/18
CDC: TB Treatment for Prisoners Found Inferior CDC: TB Treatment for Prisoners Found Inferior
One might think that it would be easier to complete a long course of treatment in patients who are literally captive than among free-roaming people in the community, but that apparently is not the case -- at least when it comes to treating tuberculosis. ...
2017/4/18
Epigem partners with Northumbria University to develop disposable TB testing kit Epigem partners with Northumbria University to develop disposable TB testing kit
Leading micro-engineering company Epigem announced a new Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Northumbria University to develop a cost-effective tuberculosis (TB) testing kit.
2017/4/18
Infections more common in people with schizophrenia Infections more common in people with schizophrenia
People with schizophrenia may face an increased risk for serious infections, a new study suggests.
2017/4/18
CDC: Stronger Effort Needed to Fight Tuberculosis CDC: Stronger Effort Needed to Fight Tuberculosis
Although preliminary tuberculosis (TB) surveillance data for 2016 demonstrate slight declines in the number and incidence of U.S. TB cases since 2015 (a drop of 2.7 percent in the number of reported cases and a 3.4 percent drop in incidence, or number of cases per ...
2017/4/10
A new test to rapidly identify worldwide TB infections A new test to rapidly identify worldwide TB infections
Recently, a group of scientists has teamed up to develop the first rapid blood test to diagnose and quantitate the severity of active TB cases.
2017/4/10
SA researchers find urine test better for rapid TB testing SA researchers find urine test better for rapid TB testing
A study published by the University of Cape Town (UCT) shows that among hospitalised patients with HIV, a simple and inexpensive urine test made more TB diagnoses in the first 24 hours of admission than rapid sputum-based tests.
2017/4/10
Tuberculosis: China Reports 900,000 New TB Cases Every Year Tuberculosis: China Reports 900,000 New TB Cases Every Year
China registers around 900,000 new cases of tuberculosis every year. Despite a decline in tuberculosis cases in 2011, China remains among the 30 countries with the highest incidence of the disease.
2017/4/10
Researchers use tiny 3D spheres to combat tuberculosis Researchers use tiny 3D spheres to combat tuberculosis
A new 3D system has been used to study human infection in the laboratory.
2017/4/9
HIV and Tuberculosis Co-infection: Treat Early HIV and Tuberculosis Co-infection: Treat Early
Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV are 2 of the deadliest diseases worldwide, with TB recently reaching the top of the list in 2014.
2017/4/3
TB and human rights communities working together to End TB TB and human rights communities working together to End TB
A two-day TB and Human Rights Nairobi Strategy Consultation organized by Stop TB Partnership, in collaboration with KELIN and the University of Chicago with support from USAID concluded today with a clear pathway towards strengthening the human rights and TB efforts.
2017/4/3
TB Alliance urges WHO to add Mycobacterium tuberculosis to list of drug-resistant bacteria TB Alliance urges WHO to add Mycobacterium tuberculosis to list of drug-resistant bacteria
TB Alliance and the broader TB community urge that the World Health Organization (WHO) add Mycobacterium tuberculosis to the critical group within the list of drug-resistant bacteria identified as urgent priorities for research and development.
2017/4/3
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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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