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Health experts ask for `cautious` approach to new promising TB drug

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:39

Health experts have revealed that the new drug-resistant tuberculosis shows promise, however it should be approached with caution.

Vinegar helps fight drug-resistant TB

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 19:11

A new study has found that the active ingredient in vinegar, acetic acid, might be used as an inexpensive and non-toxic disinfectant against drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Vinegar can help fight drug-resistant TB

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 18:55

Acetic acid, an active ingredient in vinegar, can be used as an inexpensive and non-toxic disinfectant against drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) bacteria, scientists say.

Bone marrow stem cells could defeat drug-resistant tuberculosis

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 09:06

Patients with potentially fatal "superbug" forms of tuberculosis (TB) could in future be treated using stem cells taken from their own bone marrow, according to the results of an early-stage trial of the technique.

Tuberculosis killed 1.3 million in 2012: WHO

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 19:45

Global efforts to rein in tuberculosis helped cut the death toll to 1.3 million last year, but drug-resistant forms of the disease are sparking huge concern, the WHO said Wednesday.

Plan to take on drug-resistant tuberculosis

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 16:14

Improving diagnosis and treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis and strengthening the quality of preventive care are some key measure being taken by the government to check the spread of the disease, an official said Sunday.

Drug-resistant TB blamed on Indian treatment flaws

Last Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 09:15

India`s inadequate government-run tuberculosis treatment programs and a lack of regulation of the sale of drugs that fight the disease are responsible for the spiraling number of drug-resistant cases that are difficult to treat.

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