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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.