20 BMC workers found to have tuberculosisThe Asian AgeOver 20 BMC employees were detected with tuberculosis (TB) at the TB detection camp organised on the death anniversary of Sant Gadge Baba at Kurla on Saturday. The health camp was organised after the issue of frequent deaths of the class-4 workers ...
ART during tuberculosis therapy reduces mortality risk for people with HIVaidsmapThere is a high mortality rate among people living with HIV undergoing treatment for tuberculosis (TB), according to the results of a meta-analysis published in PLOS One. The mortality rate ranged between 8 and 14% but the risk of death was ...and more »
Use of Transrenal DNA for the Diagnosis of Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis in ...Journal of Clinical MicrobiologyThe diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) is difficult in children, especially for smear-negative pulmonary and extrapulmonary TB, which are common at this age. We report an 11-year-old girl with TB otitis media with negative smear microscopy and Xpert MTB .
Jagran PostAnti-diabetic drug may help treat tuberculosis: StudyEconomic TimesThe scientists then validated the findings with patient data provided by the Tuberculosis Clinical Unit at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital, and consequently verified that the use of MET is indeed associated with improved TB control and decreased disease ...Anti-diabetic drug may help tr
Drug for Treating Diabetes Could be Adjunct Treatment for TuberculosisInfection Control TodayA more effective treatment for tuberculosis (TB) could soon be available as scientists have discovered that Metformin (MET), a drug for treating diabetes, can also be used to boost the efficacy of TB medication without inducing drug resistance. This ...
Tuberculosis testing at Raines HighActionNewsJax.comA Raines High School student was diagnosed with tuberculosis last week and now school officials are racing to test the rest of the students before winter break. The student infected didn't know they had tuberculosis because a local doctor misdiagnosed ...and more »
AHF: Recent Ukranian Tuberculosis Outbreak Due to Lack of MedicineBusiness Wire (press release)KYIV, Ukraine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At a press conference convened by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation Ukraine today, a group of patients, experts and activists delivered a strong message that the country is experiencing a preventable tuberculosis (TB) ...
TB tests ordered at Jacksonville schoolThe San Luis Obispo TribuneJACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Florida health officials have ordered tuberculosis tests on about 150 students and staff members at a Jacksonville high school after a student was hospitalized with the disease recently. The Florida Department of Health in Duval ...and more »
First Coast NewsRaines student treated for tuberculosisFirst Coast NewsWe were advised today that one of our students is being treated as an active case of tuberculosis (TB). To ensure the health and well-being of students, health department representatives will conduct testing on our campus in the coming days. Any ...Tuberculosis case at 2 high schoolsWJXT
HealthCanal.comScourge of the City: Looking Back at UCSF's Battle with TuberculosisHealthCanal.comIn honor of UCSF's 150th anniversary, UCSF Magazine traces our battle with a disease – tuberculosis – that's woven into San Francisco's history, from our early public health partnership with San Francisco General Hospital to the research and
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.