Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:43
Why mycobacteria - a family that includes the microbe that causes tuberculosis (TB) - survive oxygen limitation has long been a mystery but not any more. A discovery could lead to a revolutionary class of antibiotics to tackle TB.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 16:15
The overall detection of HIV positive cases in Manipur rose from 25,919 in March 2007 to 40,855 in March 2012, indicating the serious magnitude in the state, according to a copy of the CAG report.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 11:29
A new study has explored the impact of six different rollout strategies by developing a mathematical model of tuberculosis (TB) transmission, care-seeking and diagnostic and treatment practices in India.
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: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:36
Researchers have developed a cheap enzyme-based method that can diagnose tuberculosis (TB) more accurately and faster than available devices.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 17:35
The World Health Organisation (WHO), along with the European Respiratory Society (ERS), Thursday presented a new framework to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in countries with low levels of the disease.
Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 09:42
A new screening process for tuberculosis (TB) infections in Canadian prisons could mean that more than 50 per cent of those screened won`t undergo unnecessary treatment due to false positives.
Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 19:52
India needs to prevent the unregulated sale and inappropriate prescription of tuberculosis (TB) drugs in the private healthcare sector, a practice that has had a significant role in the emergence of drug-resistant TB in the country, warned the international medical humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).