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TB resurgence poses grave threat worldwide: Researchers

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 14:51

Medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres has warned that the rise of new strains of TB which are resistant to drugs pose grave threat worldwide.

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.

Vitamin A boosts immune system to combat tuberculosis

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 10:14

Researchers investigating the role of nutrients in helping the immune system fight against major infections have found that vitamin A may play an important role combating drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB).

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.

Control TB in India for world`s sake: President

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 22:25

President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said tuberculosis (TB) cannot be controlled globally unless it is controlled in India.

New class of antibiotics for treating drug-resistant tuberculosis discovered

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 10:07

A team of researchers has discovered a promising new class of antibiotics that could aid efforts to overcome drug-resistance in tuberculosis (TB).

Drug-resistant TB spreading fast in Russia

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.

South Africa risks spreading totally drug-resistant TB: Study

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.

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