Diabetes News JournalMEDICINE & HEALTH Diabetes and Tuberculosis: When One Leads to the OtherScience TimesCurrent research into the field of chronic disease has discovered a link between diabetes and tuberculosis, the former established as being a chronic condition that weakens the immune system, tripling the risk of a person developing TB. And it's
Gender Trouble for TuberculosisAllAfrica.comThe tuberculosis field only added a 'gender lens' recently, about the same time that donors stepped up demands for improved health access for women and girls. Once stirred to action, great efforts were made to dutifully highlight women's heightened risk.
New VisionDiabetes is the new driver of tuberculosis – reportNew Vision“Diabetes triples the risk that a person will develop tuberculosis,” states the research titled “Looming Co-epidemic of TB-Diabetes: a call to action,' by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and the World Diabetes Foundation.
Baltimore tuberculosis patients to pilot emocha medication adherence appMedCity NewsTB art Baltimore-based emocha Mobile Health is partnering with the city of Baltimore's Health Department on a pilot program to improve medication adherence, particularly among tuberculosis patients and the monitoring that comes with it. Health Data ...
Four cases of tuberculosis reported in stateBismarck TribuneNorth Dakota Health Department TB Controller Dee Pritschet said the number of cases is not unusual as there are typically five to 12 cases annually in the state. The last tuberculosis outbreak in the state was in 2012, when 26 cases were reported ...ND officials tally 4 tuberculosis cases in October
2 Georgia students test positive for tuberculosis exposureOnline AthensFolden tells WSB-TV that the positive skin tests for the two students doesn't mean they have tuberculosis, but indicates that they've been exposed to it. She said the students are not contagious and won't be kept out of school, but will get chest x ...
2 students test positive for tuberculosis exposureMacon Telegraph (blog)Folden tells WSB-TV that the positive skin tests for the two students doesn't mean they have tuberculosis, but indicates that they've been exposed to it. She said the students are not contagious and won't be kept out of school, but will get chest x ...and more »
Startup Emocha's app to help Baltimore patients manage tuberculosisBaltimore Business JournalTuberculosis patients are good candidates for the medication management program because they must adhere to a strict medication regiment. The health care workers responsible for TB patients typically spend hours on the road driving to patients. Emocha ...
Bellingham HeraldStudent in WWU housing diagnosed with tuberculosisBellingham HeraldA student at Western Washington University has been diagnosed with tuberculosis, but there's a low risk that others will be infected, local health officials announced Friday, Oct. 24. The student started to show symptoms last week, and will be held in ...Western student
CNN1.5 million died last year from this curable diseaseCNNTuberculosis, commonly called TB, is a bacterial infection that can be spread through the air. The bacteria usually attack patients' lungs but can also hit the kidney, spine and brain. Tuberculosis can be fatal, according to the Centers for Disease ...WHO revises global tuberculosis estimate up b
Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is common and in many cases, deadly infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This information was gathered after research, according to Wikipedia.