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Vitamin D blood test may one day speed bipolar diagnosis in kids Vitamin D blood test may one day speed bipolar diagnosis in kids
A blood test may have the potential to speed accurate diagnosis -- and proper treatment -- of bipolar disorder in children, new research suggests.
2018/4/22
Chronic and persistent cough Chronic and persistent cough
March 24, every year is World’s Tuberculosis Day – (WTD). Although I had received several emails requesting that I discuss tuberculosis, I would rather discuss it next week.
2018/4/18
India can be example to world in eliminating TB India can be example to world in eliminating TB
Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Janet Tobias says she admires the fact that India is striving to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) by 2025- well before the global target date of 2030. She feels that India can not only eliminate the infectious disease, but it can be an example ...
2018/4/12
Blood Test Predicts Future Disease in TB Patient Contacts -Results identified those at greatest risk to develop active TB Blood Test Predicts Future Disease in TB Patient Contacts -Results identified those at greatest risk to develop active TB
A whole blood test accurately predicted progression to tuberculosis in close contacts of TB patients up to two years before the disease was clinically evident, according to the international research consortium that developed the molecular test.
2018/4/8
Tuberculosis is disappearing in the U.S. , but not fast enough Tuberculosis is disappearing in the U.S. , but not fast enough
Tuberculosis rates reached a historic low in the United States in 2017, but infection rates did not fall as quickly as in previous years — and not fast enough to eradicate the disease.
2018/4/3
NIH experts call for transformative research approach to end tuberculosis NIH experts call for transformative research approach to end tuberculosis
A more intensive biomedical research approach is necessary to control and ultimately eliminate tuberculosis (TB), according to a perspective published in the March 2018 issue of The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
2018/3/10
New test brings reliable tuberculosis diagnosis to rural Africa New test brings reliable tuberculosis diagnosis to rural Africa
Tuberculosis, a distant memory to most Americans, remains a serious public-health threat in developing countries, in part because the most common test for the disease was developed a century ago and is not the most reliable.
2018/3/3
How health authorities fight the spread of infectious diseases How health authorities fight the spread of infectious diseases
Algorithm could help public health programs better locate, and treat, people living with undiagnosed infectious diseases
2018/2/26
WHO and USAID release guide to support countries in developing national action plans on public-private mix for TB prevention and care WHO and USAID release guide to support countries in developing national action plans on public-private mix for TB prevention and care
23 February, Geneva - TThe World Health Organization and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have released a new guide to help countries strategically and systematically scale-up the engagement of all care providers in TB prevention and care. The Guide to develop a ...
2018/2/24
Tuberculosis notice affects 600 in 3 counties Tuberculosis notice affects 600 in 3 counties
The state health department is investigating three healthcare facilities after a worker was diagnosed with tuberculosis, a potentially fatal disease.
2018/2/22
The 'Super-Ranger' badgers that may hold the key to limiting the spread of bovine TB The 'Super-Ranger' badgers that may hold the key to limiting the spread of bovine TB
Zoologists from Trinity College Dublin, working with a multi-disciplinary team of veterinarians and ecologists from the Department of Agriculture....
2018/2/20
Onion type may hold key to combat drug-resistant TB: Study Onion type may hold key to combat drug-resistant TB: Study
Researchers synthesised the chemical compounds present in these plants in order to better understand and optimise their antibacterial potential.
2018/2/13
Novel mechanism may help treat tuberculosis Novel mechanism may help treat tuberculosis
Using a genetic screen, Brian VanderVen, Assistant Professor at the Cornell University in the US and colleagues studied genes involved in cholesterol metabolism.
2018/2/13
Fresh approach to tuberculosis vaccine offers better protection Fresh approach to tuberculosis vaccine offers better protection
A unique platform that resulted in a promising HIV vaccine has also led to a new, highly effective vaccine against tuberculosis that is moving toward testing in humans.
2018/1/22
Bovine tuberculosis shows genetic diversity throughout Africa Bovine tuberculosis shows genetic diversity throughout Africa
Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium bovis that affects cattle as well as other animals and humans. Now, by combining genotyping M. bovis samples from cows across African countries, researchers have been able to study the diversity and evolution of the ...
2018/1/22
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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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