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Reducing tuberculosis transmission in geographic "hotspots" where infections are highest could significantly reduce TB transmission on a broader scale, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Between 2010 and 2050, smoking could be responsible for 40 million excess deaths from tuberculosis (TB), according to research published in the British Medical Journal today.
Addiction Oct 05, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Indian doctors have reported the country's first cases of "totally drug-resistant tuberculosis," a long-feared and virtually untreatable form of the killer lung disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Researchers, led by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, the Health Protection Agency in Birmingham and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge, have pioneered the whole genome sequencing ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A large, international study published Online First in The Lancet reveals alarming levels of tuberculosis (TB) that are resistant to both first-line and second-line drugs. The findings show high prevalence of resistance to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Tuberculosis rates fell to an all-time low in the United States in 2011, but the disease continues to disproportionately infect racial and ethnic minorities, those who are foreign-born and people ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new rapid test for tuberculosis (TB) could substantially and cost-effectively reduce TB deaths and improve treatment in southern Africa—a region where both HIV and tuberculosis are common—according to a new study by ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The global fight against tuberculosis needs a massive financial boost as drug-resistant strains of the disease take hold, two international organisations warned on Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Shammo Khan walks into a dusty courtyard that reeks of garbage, searching for the fingerprint of a man exhausted by HIV, drug withdrawal and the tuberculosis lesions hijacking his lungs.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the past decade, scientists have made significant progress building the critical knowledge and infrastructure needed to identify and develop novel tuberculosis (TB) vaccine candidates and move the most promising ones into ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in the U.S. is reported as being on the decrease, however untreated infected people act as a reservoir for disease. Any pool of the world's population harboring this disease gives cause ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In this week's PLoS Medicine, Christian Lienhardt from the WHO in Geneva, Switzerland and colleagues announce that the Stop TB Partnership and the WHO Stop TB Department have launched the TB Research Movement.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
There is little evidence from real world situations in low-and-middle income countries to support the effectiveness and financial value of five interventions* recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) to control ...
Health Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0