March 24, 2020 5:27 pm
What should a TB patient's diet comprise of? Find out.
March 24, 2020 3:00 pm
When those with lung TB, for instance, cough, sneeze or spit, the TB germs are released into the air, which in turn, could be inhaled by another person and infect him or her.
March 14, 2020 9:59 am
All comparisons between COVID-19 and TB end with the superficial observation that they are both deadly respiratory tract infections.
March 01, 2020 3:13 am
In 2017, India started an initiative under which TB patients are given Rs 500 per month as nutrition support, as the disease is usually associated with undernutrition and low immunity.
February 25, 2020 6:04 am
The existing diagnostic tests under government-run Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) consist of GeneXpert machine, which conducts a molecular test for diagnosis and takes two to three hours to produce results. Moreover, a single machine could cost Rs 10 to 15 lakh.
January 04, 2020 12:57 pm
We need a multilingual, multi-stakeholder awareness effort to ensure that every single Indian knows about the challenges of TB and where to seek treatment.
November 07, 2019 9:18 am
The risk of infection was higher among nursing students who remain in close proximity to patients for longer durations than doctors, the study found.
November 03, 2019 2:03 am
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease with India reporting the highest burden globally. It also accounts for 24 per cent of drug resistant patients globally, with 58,347 cases in 2018.
November 02, 2019 4:00 am
FIND will work closely with state-level officials to establish and enhance the capacity of TB C&DST laboratories in the high-burden TB states of Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
November 02, 2019 2:20 am
Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) will work with state officials to establish and enhance the capacity of TB C&DST laboratories in the high-burden TB states of Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.