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Boosting the immune system with vitamin A may help in the fight against tuberculosis
Source: Cholesterol News From Medical News Today [2014.02.27]
Tuberculosis is a major global problem, affecting 2 billion people worldwide and causing an estimated 2 million deaths annually. Western countries are once again tackling the disease, with recent outbreaks in Los Angeles and London.
Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD Skin Test)
Source: MedicineNet Immunizations Specialty [2014.01.30]
Title: Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD Skin Test)
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 1/13/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/30/2014 12:00:00 AM
Promising class of antibiotics discovered for treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis
Source: MRSA / Drug Resistance News From Medical News Today [2014.01.29]
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have discovered a promising new class of antibiotics that could aid efforts to overcome drug-resistance in tuberculosis (TB), a global killer. The drugs increased survival of mice infected with TB and were effective against drug-resistant strains of TB. St.
Source: MedicineNet Amyloidosis Specialty [2014.01.24]
Title: Tuberculosis (TB)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/24/2014 2:28:22 AM
Early signs that patient's own bone-marrow stem cells could treat multi-drug resistant tuberculosis
Source: MRSA / Drug Resistance News From Medical News Today [2014.01.14]
Findings of a preliminary study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine suggest that a patient's own bone-marrow stromal (stem) cells could be used to treat multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively-drug (XDR) tuberculosis (TB)*. "Conventional treatment for MDR-TB uses a combination of TB drugs (antibiotics) which are harmful (toxic) to patients.
'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
High-Tech TB Test Fails to Cut Mortality
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2014.03.07]
BOSTON (MedPage Today) -- High technology can't compensate for poorly organized healthcare. That appears to be the central lesson of a clinical trial comparing a new automated molecular diagnostic test for tuberculosis to standard sputum microscopy, researchers said here.
CROI: TB, HCV in Spotlight Along With HIV
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology [2014.02.28]
BOSTON (MedPage Today) -- The central focus of the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections is always HIV itself, but tuberculosis and hepatitis C will share the stage next week.
Healthcare workers in South Africa face greater risk for TB, HIV, hepatitis
Source: Liver Disease / Hepatitis News From Medical News Today [2014.02.18]
A large-scale survey of South African healthcare workers has revealed major gaps in workplace protection against tuberculosis, HIV and hepatitis, according to a University of British Columbia health researcher.Presenting findings at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Dr.
Refining genomic predictors of resistance offers potential to breed cattle more resistant to TB
Source: Veterinary News From Medical News Today [2014.02.14]
Scientists have identified genetic traits in cattle that might allow farmers to breed livestock with increased resistance to bovine tuberculosis (TB).The study, which compared the genetic code of TB-infected animals with that of disease-free cattle, could help to impact on a disease that leads to major economic losses worldwide.