Sydney Morning HeraldGlobal study finds major decline of death, infections from HIV, tuberculosis ...ABC OnlineResearchers are hailing a significant drop in the number of deaths and infections worldwide from HIV, tuberculosis and malaria. A study, published in The Lancet medical journal, says new HIV infections worldwide have dropped by almost one-third sinc
New Drug To Help Cure Tuberculosis SoonerInternational Business Times AUDerek Ambrosino, the tuberculosis Alliance spokesman had mentioned that in the last fifty years, there had been no new drug licensed to treat tuberculosis and neither was there anything to shorten the treament time. Dr. Rodney Dawson from the ...
Deaths and infections from HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria plummet globallyMedical XpressToday, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries. The pace of decline in deaths and infections has accelerated since 2000, when the Millennium ...
Phys.OrgMycobacteria metabolism discovery may pave way for new tuberculosis drugsPhys.Org"For example, in people with latent TB infections, Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria are walled in by clumps of immune and other body cells in what is thought to be an extremely low oxygen environment. However, such patients must be monitored for the ...Tb mycobac
The GuardianNew drug therapy allows tuberculosis and HIV to be treated simultaneouslyThe GuardianTuberculosis patient A patient with multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis lies on bed in a intensive care room in Jakarta. Each year there are about 528,000 new cases of tuberculosis in Indonesia with a mortality rate of about 91,000 people. Photograph ...Tuberculosi
Post-Election US-India Foreign Policy Strategy Should Start with TuberculosisDiplomatic CourierIndia is a World Health Organization (WHO)-designated “high burden” country, with an (under) estimated 2.8 million active tuberculosis cases; and at least 15 percent of its retreated cases are resistant to at least one first-line treatment. The United ...
Fear festers following outbreak of tuberculosis at GrantSacramento BeeIn the shadows of Grant Union High School, The 3 B's barbershop hosts Little League sign-ups, fundraising carwashes and community association meetings. These days, the red stucco shop is where people come to talk about tuberculosis. Shannon Daniel ...and more »
Doctor finds a new way to fight tuberculosis in NunavutThe Globe and MailGonzalo Alvarez was not sure what to expect the night he formally kicked off his research project in Iqaluit. How many people, he wondered, would turn up at a community feast about tuberculosis? As it turns out, plenty. About 400 people, mostly Inuit, ...and more »
New York TimesIf Tuberculosis Spreads ...New York TimesATLANTA — DRUG-RESISTANT tuberculosis is on the rise. The World Health Organization reports around 500,000 new drug-resistant cases each year. Fewer than half of patients with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis will be cured, even with the best ...Childhood Tuberculosis Likely Under-diagnosed and Un
Fox NewsImmigration crisis: Tuberculosis spreading at campsFox NewsTexas Department of State Health Services Commissioner David Lakey, M.D. says state health officials have seen only three cases of tuberculosis, the Associated Press reports. One of my sources with close ties to the Texas HHS tells me all three cases ...Reports of immigrant children carrying
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.