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Lung damage may be increased by host genetics in severe tuberculosis Lung damage may be increased by host genetics in severe tuberculosis
A third of the global population is infected with the bacterial pathogen, a mycobacterium, that causes tuberculosis (TB)
2014/8/28
Mycobacteria metabolism discovery may pave way for new TB drugs Mycobacteria metabolism discovery may pave way for new TB drugs
The mystery of why mycobacteria -- a family that includes the microbe that causes TB -- are extraordinarily hardy organisms is being unravelled by research that offers new hope for developing a revolutionary class of antibiotics to tackle TB
2014/8/21
TB lung infection causes changes in the diversity of gut bacteria in mice TB lung infection causes changes in the diversity of gut bacteria in mice
researchers have found evidence in mice that a TB infection in the lungs triggers immune system signaling to the gut that temporarily decreases the diversity of bacteria in that part of ....
2014/8/14
Mycobacteria metabolism discovery may pave way for new TB drugs Mycobacteria metabolism discovery may pave way for new TB drugs
The mystery of why mycobacteria -- a family that includes the microbe that causes TB -- are extraordinarily hardy organisms is being unravelled by University of Otago, New Zealand...
2014/8/7
New Approach for Tuberculosis Drugs New Approach for Tuberculosis Drugs
In the past 50 years, only one new tuberculosis drug has come on to the market, yet many more active substances are urgently needed.
2014/7/31
Brisbane’s drinking water linked to infections Brisbane’s drinking water linked to infections
Brisbane's water supply has been found to contain disease carrying bugs which can be directly linked to infections in some patients, according to a new study by QUT
2014/7/20
Tattoo-associated Nontuberculous Mycobacterium Skin Infections Tattoo-associated Nontuberculous Mycobacterium Skin Infections
This health alert informs the medical community about recent San Diego cases of skin infection after tattoo placement caused by nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM).
2014/7/10
New hope for improved TB treatments New hope for improved TB treatments
Researchers at the University of Southampton have identified new markers of tuberculosis (TB) that may help in the development of new diagnostic tests and treatments.
2014/7/1
Promising protein discovered for new drugs against TB Promising protein discovered for new drugs against TB
Immune cells keep tuberculosis bacteria under control by breaking them down. Leiden biologist Annemarie Meijer and her colleagues discovered which protein triggers this process
2014/6/18
Vitamin A may help boost immune system to fight TB Vitamin A may help boost immune system to fight TB
Vitamin A may play an important role in combating Tuberculosis, researchers have shown
2014/6/7
Risk factors for little-known lung infection identified Risk factors for little-known lung infection identified
Severe and sometimes fatal lung disease caused by a group of bacteria in the same family as those that cause tuberculosis is much more common than previously thought, ...
2014/5/22
Dominican Republic Surgery Linked to Non-TB Mycobacteria Dominican Republic Surgery Linked to Non-TB Mycobacteria
Rapidly growing nontuberculous Mycobacterium (RG-NTM) wound infections have been reported in medical tourists who have undergone cosmetic surgery in the Dominican Republic
2014/5/8
Infectious XDR-TB patients being sent home Infectious XDR-TB patients being sent home
Cape Town - Patients with extreme drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis are being sent home while still infectious because there are not enough beds in TB hospitals and there is a scarcity of community-based palliative care centres.
2014/4/29
Sewri hospital doc found to have drug-resistant TB Sewri hospital doc found to have drug-resistant TB
A 45-year-old senior doctor at Sewri TB Hospital has been diagnosed with the extremely drug resistant (XDR) form of tuberculosis
2014/4/22
China halves tuberculosis prevalence in just 20 years China halves tuberculosis prevalence in just 20 years
Over the last 20 years, China has more than halved its tuberculosis (TB) prevalence, with rates falling from 170 to 59 per 100,000 population
2014/4/8
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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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