News related to Aplisol (Tuberculin) and/or conditions it is approved for
Mother Nature has a double-duty antibiotic up her sleeve for tuberculosis
Source: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses News From Medical News Today [2013.12.05]
A natural antibiotic turns out to be a lethal weapon in the fight against tuberculosis. Scientists have discovered it has an unexpected dual action that dramatically reduces the probability that TB bacteria will become resistantTechnology has made it possible to synthesize increasingly targeted drugs. But scientists still have much to learn from Mother Nature.
We must regulate e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery systems says International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Source: Lung Cancer News From Medical News Today [2013.11.05]
At the 44th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Paris, members of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Health (The Union) issued a warning about the potential health impact of e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and called for urgent regulation of these products.
Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD Skin Test)
Source: MedicineNet Immunizations Specialty [2013.10.16]
Title: Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD Skin Test)
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 1/13/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Tuberculosis Specialty [2013.07.24]
Title: Tuberculosis Diagnosis
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 7/24/2013 7:34:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2013 7:34:39 PM
'Alarming' Rise Seen in Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Source: MedicineNet levofloxacin Specialty [2012.08.31]
Title: 'Alarming' Rise Seen in Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Category: Health News
Created: 8/30/2012 2:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2012 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Specialty [2011.07.22]
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/22/2011 12:00:00 AM
Vaccine May Prevent Progression to MS
Source: Medscape Allergy & Clinical Immunology Headlines [2013.12.05]
Giving BCG vaccine, used to prevent tuberculosis, to patients with clinically isolated syndrome appears to prevent progression to clinically definite MS, preliminary results suggest.
Medscape Medical News
TB vaccine holds promise for MS sufferers
Source: Immune System / Vaccines News From Medical News Today [2013.12.05]
A vaccine used to prevent tuberculosis in some parts of the world has been found to help prevent multiple sclerosis in people demonstrating early signs of the disease, according to a report published in Neurology.Multiple sclerosis (MS) is notoriously difficult to diagnose, and many physicians rule out every other possibility before confirming the diagnosis.
IFPMA and Global Fund collaborate to help protect patients from fake medicines
Source: Pharma Industry / Biotech Industry News From Medical News Today [2013.12.05]
The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has announced a broad-based partnership to help prevent patients from being harmed by fake medicines. Fake medicines put patients and the general public at risk.
Double Trouble: Diabetes and TB are 2 Converging Pandemics
Source: Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology Headlines [2013.12.03]
The dual burden of diabetes and tuberculosis, once recognized as an issue in Europe 80 years ago, is now rearing its head again in countries heavily afflicted by both conditions.
Medscape Medical News
Badger surveillance project reveals how TB infects their social networks
Source: Veterinary News From Medical News Today [2013.10.23]
Researchers at the University of Exeter and the AHVLA's National Wildlife Management Centre have shown that the social lives of badgers are related to their risk of infection with bovine tuberculosis (TB).