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: Monday, January 27, 2014, 21:30
In a shocking discovery, scientists have found that tuberculosis strains in Russia carry mutations that not only make them resistant to antibiotics but also help them spread more effectively.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 16:48
Patients with contagious and highly drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) are being routinely discharged from hospitals across South Africa, exposing others in their communities to potentially deadly infections, researchers said on Friday.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 11:45
A team of researchers has designed compounds that can work against drug-resistant strains of malaria parasites.
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: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 11:42
An international team of researchers has discovered a way to identify, at a molecular level, malaria-causing Plasmodium falciparum parasites that are resistant to artemisinin, the key drug for treating this disease.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 09:41
In response to concerns about the rise in drug-resistant superbugs worldwide, US regulators issued voluntary guidelines to help cut back on antibiotics routinely fed to farm animals.