Researchers have found that hydrogen is a key factor that enables mycobacteria to survive oxygen-limitation over long periods.
Fewer people in India are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria than a decade ago.
Public and private efforts must converge to battle it.
The directory will have all TB related details. It will have addresses of DOTS dispensaries in the city.
Patients with potentially fatal “superbug” forms of tuberculosis (TB) could in future be treated using stem cells taken from their own bone marrow, according to the results of an early-stage trial of the technique. The finding, made by British and Swedish scientists, could pave the way for the development of a new treatment for the […]
The rural health cadre will not create two classes of doctors,it will help fill two different needs.
Doctors fear the latest infection could be a Multi-Drug Resistant (MDR) one
Despite this enormous death toll,leaders in global health consistently leave it off their agendas.
Immune response to the tuberculosis bacterium varies between patients of different ethnic origin.
The device is undergoing rigorous clinical trials and will be used across UK as early as next year.
The study shows how key immune cells are made to produce antibodies against infection.
Enthusing them further,the compound was found to inhibit two most widely prevalent clades of HIV-1,the subtypes B & C.
With tuberculosis mortality as high as two deaths every three minutes in the country,Panchkula district has been scoring a cure rate of 85 per cent among new patients registered 12 to 15 month previously for the last three years.
Annually around 1 million people die from TB with MDR-TB and XDR-TB (extensive drug-resistant-TB) claiming most of the lives.
Global researchers from across the world have stressed on the need for a large scale global response to combat the threat from cancer.