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For decades before antibiotics became generally available, sunshine was used to treat tuberculosis, with patients often being sent to Swiss clinics to soak up the sun's healing rays. Now, for the first time scientists have ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
The bacterium that causes tuberculosis has a unique molecule on its outer cell surface that blocks a key part of the body's defense. New research suggests this represents a novel mechanism in the microbe's evolving efforts ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A swarm of trained rats is on its way to Mozambique to help the country's over-stretched health system detect tuberculosis in patients, officials said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Despite being widely available for sale in low-and-middle income countries, commercial serological tests used to detect active tuberculosis (by identifying antibodies to the tuberculosis-causing bacterium in a blood sample) ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 09, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0