Tuberculosis

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‘Positive on HIV, India lags behind on TB, malaria front’

Fewer people in India are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria than a decade ago.

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Strong link between indoor air pollution, TB in children: Study

Experts says use of safer household fuels & reduction of exposure to tobacco can lower risk of TB among kids.

BMC to probe TB deaths

A circular, prepared by the civic health department Wednesday, will be issued to all hospitals, clinics and dispensaries in a week.

RTI reveals TB accounted for 8.1% of 87,027 deaths in city in 2013-14

BMC contests NGO Praja’s report, says only 1,393 deaths due to TB last year.

TB patient who killed inmate is also schizophrenic

The Agripada resident had attacked three patients in two wards on Bombay Hospital’s third floor, using a rod used to hold saline bottle.

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Why TB persists

Public and private efforts must converge to battle it.

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Bone marrow stem cells could defeat drug-resistant tuberculosis

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 […]

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‘What about Asaram,Tejpal,other rapes? Have the accused hanged?’

Ram Singh’s two-room house has been taken over by his relatives.

Hunger Pangs

Rampant under-nutrition in rural areas heightens the threat of TB in India despite effective treatment.

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In jail,Maya Kodnani put on health watch

Doctors concluded the symptoms were result of a heart condition called mitral valve prolapse.

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Corporator inspires diet idea for TB patients in city

Vijay Tandel has been distributing free eggs and biscuits to poor patients at a hospital in Kurla

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New micro-needle patch to replace standard TB skin test

This test is painless and easier to administer than the traditional skin test.

BMC picks holes in NGO Praja’s report on TB

A day after NGO Praja foundation published figures on number of tuberculosis (TB) cases reported in the city

Yet another inmate dies at Faridkot Modern Jail

Another undertrial lodged at the Faridkot Modern Jail died on Tuesday,making him the 24th inmate of the prison to lose his life in the past 18 months.

Yet another inmate dies at Faridkot Modern Jail

Another undertrial lodged at the Faridkot Modern Jail died on Tuesday,making him the 24th inmate of the prison to lose his life in the past 18 months.