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: Monday, December 16, 2013, 16:32
A new study has found that the lung lesions in an individual infected with tuberculosis (TB) are surprisingly variable and independent of each other, despite whether the patient has clinically active or latent disease.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 16:15
Researchers have used a novel compound to exploit an Achilles` heel in the bacterium that causes tuberculosis.
Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 16:31
Researchers have completed the genome sequencing of 161 Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which can cause infectious disease tuberculosis (TB).
Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 11:29
Scientists, after analysing dozens of tuberculosis genomes gathered from around the world, are getting a lot more detailed image of why the pathogen is so prevalent and how it evolves to resist countermeasures.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 17:13
Scientists have hit upon a novel drug that attacks the tuberculosis bacteria, a finding that could prove to be an effective tool in treating the dreaded disease, says a study.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 15:27
TB, which is usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, often lies inactive with no symptoms, but in some cases, becomes active and predominantly attacks the lungs.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 18:53
Mycobacterium tuberculosis – the bacterium that causes tuberculosis – has an ingenious mechanism to defend itself against oxygen attack by our immune system, researchers have found