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Yesterday | Gateway Pundit

Mexican Immigrant With Drug-Resistant TB Goes Missing in California

An arrest Warrant was issued for a Mexican man in California with Tuberculosis. Eduardo Cruz is a transient who comes from a part of Mexico known for a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, San Joaquin County, CA, US News, Conservative Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

BBC News

US manhunt for tuberculosis patient

Authorities in California are searching for a fugitive homeless man who has refused treatment for tuberculosis and may be contagious.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, San Joaquin County, CA

PhysOrg Weblog

EPFL joins forces with pharmaceutical company to fight tuberculosis

The pharmaceutical company Nearmedic is collaborating with EPFL to participate in the development of a treatment against tuberculosis.

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Related Topix: Health

Free Republic

Desperate Hunt for Contagious Homeless Man in California Who Refused to Have Tuberculosis Treatment

A desperate hunt is underway in Northern California for a tuberculosis patient who has refused treatment and may be contagious, putting those around him at risk.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drugs

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Call To Step Up The Pace Of TB-HIV Collaborative Activities

'We must focus upon individual human beings rather than on individual diseases of TB and HIV.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Malaria

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

The Lancet: Novel treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis shows...

Bedaquiline is the first novel drug to be approved for treatment of tuberculosis in forty years.

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Related Topix: Health

San Diego NewsCape

TB Case Reported at La Mesa Middle School

A person at La Mesa Middle School recently started treatment for tuberculosis and may have exposed others, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, San Diego County, CA, San Diego, CA, La Mesa, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CiteULike

Population dynamics of tuberculosis treatment: mathematical models of ...

Population dynamics of tuberculosis treatment: mathematical models of the roles of non-compliance and bacterial heterogeneity in the evolution of drug resistance To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Bloomberg

Shorter Treatment for Tuberculosis Works in HIV Patients

A three-drug combo that includes an experimental treatment from the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development may cure tuberculosis more quickly than current regimens, a study found, offering new hope to patients with HIV.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NBC San Diego

Local Students Warned of Possible TB Exposure

Students of a San Diego-area middle school may have been exposed to tuberculosis months ago, county health officials announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, San Diego County, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Is U.S. AIDS epidemic slowing? HIV diagnosis rate drops by one-third over the past decade

This is a Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 file photo of a newly-diagnosed HIV positive woman, who arrived at the hospital with symptoms of tuberculosis , receives treatment at the Mildmay Uganda clinic in Kampala, Uganda .

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, World News, Uganda, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CiteULike

Impact of tuberculosis treatment on health-related quality of life of ...

Health and Quality of Life Outcomes , Vol. 12, No. 1. , 19, doi:10.1186/1477-7525-12-19 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

BioMed Central

Pulmonary Tuberculous: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. 19-year...

Pulmonary tuberculosis is an infectious disease that involves the lungs and can be lethal in many cases.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Nunatsiaq News

Nunavut's Taima TB project helped more people get TB treatment: report

Dr. Gonzalo Alvarez, the Ottawa researcher behind the Taima TB campaign, and Franco Buscemi of Nunasi Corp., call out the names of door prize winners after a community feast sponsored by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. at the Anglican parish hall held March 22, 2012.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Canada.com

Number of people with HIV unchanged worldwide since 2012

When it's this hot outside, we need to cool off fast. Here are some fantastic pools we'd like to swim in.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, World News, Uganda, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Willamette Week

Tom Hughes Says Packy Will Not Leave Oregon Zoo

Metro President T om Hughes has told animal-rights activists he's rejecting their demands to send 52-year-old Oregon Zoo elephant Packy to a sanctuary.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Clackamas County, OR

EurekAlert!

Rollout strategy for diagnostic test in India may impact TB

Xpert MTB/RIF, a recently implemented tuberculosis test, has the potential to control the TB epidemic in India, but only if the current, narrow, implementation strategy is replaced by a more ambitious one that is better funded, also includes the private sector, and better referral networks are developed between public and private sectors, according ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Fri Jul 11, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Migrant children used as human pawns to spread infectious disease across America, warn netizens

America is in a de facto state of invasion, and it's an invasion that was deliberately engineered to "occupy" America with a flood of illegal immigrants known to be carriers of tuberculosis, scabies, lice, AIDS, Swine Flu and other infectious diseases, warn netizens.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, US News, Illegal Immigration, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Nursing, Family, Kids

Thu Jul 10, 2014

EurekAlert!

The Lancet: Novel treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis shows...

In a viewpoint published this week in The Lancet , the Community Research Advisors Group argue that research into bedaquiline - a new drug, fast tracked for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis - should proceed cautiously in people with drug-sensitive tuberculosis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Law, Law

BioMed Central

Evaluation of a microcolony growth monitoring method for the rapid...

Due to the increasing prevalence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains resistant to one or more antibiotics, there is a need for new quantitative culture methods both for drug susceptibility testing and for validation of mutations putatively associated with drug resistance.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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