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Thursday | BioMed Central

Fatal anti-aquaporin-4 seropositive neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder in tuberculosis

Neuromyelitis optica is an autoimmune inflammatory condition of the central nervous system that is characterized by circulating anti-aquaporin-4 antibodies, transverse myelitis and optic neuritis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Additional 130 Products Boosts National Drug List

Ethiopian Food, Medicine & Healthcare Administration & Control Authority has added 130 drugs to the National Drug List over the past eight months.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, Ethiopia

Tue Aug 26, 2014

BioMed Central

Dissemination of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in a patient with acute HIV infection

Opportunistic infections are relatively rare in early human immunodeficiency virus infection, especially infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hepatitis

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Lucianne.com

Arrest warrant issued forSanta Barbara tuberculosis patient

Santa Barbara County officials issued an arrest warrant Friday for a 24-year-old man who stopped treatment for tuberculosis and who they say poses a public health risk.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Santa Barbara County, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

BioMed Central

Resource utilization pattern and cost of tuberculosis treatment from...

Studies from both developed and developing countries have demonstrated a considerable fluctuation in the average cost of TB treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Armonk, NY, IBM

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Nerve News

Silicosis swallows mine workers in Rajasthan

Karauli , Aug 17 - For 10 years, Ghanshyam underwent treatment for tuberculosis as his persistent coughing and chest pain refused to go away.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, India,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

TB Case Reported at Lincoln High School

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

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

Cross Roads News

Volunteers at homeless shelters urged to ...

On Aug. 5, Ethel Ware Carter, associate director of the Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta, sent the following email to member churches in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Medicine, Health

Thu Aug 14, 2014

OpEdNews

Reports from the ground: How are TB-HIV collaborative activities being rolled out?

We know that nearly one third of the 35 million people living with HIV have tuberculosis , and 13% of 8.6 million new TB cases every year are HIV positive.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

Study Data from Dibrugarh University Provide New Insights into Drug...

The coated magnetic nanoparticles were characterized by FTIR, XRD study, and Vibrating Sample Magnetometer ."

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Medical News Today

Therapies containing rifamycin effective and well-tolerated for...

Therapies containing rifamycin for three months or more were reasonably well-tolerated and efficacious for preventing active tuberculosis in patients with latent TB infection , according to a study being published in Annals of Internal Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Oregonian

Packy, the Oregon Zoo's famous elephant, takes a swim to stay cool

Packy cools off at the Oregon Zoo on Monday with a morning swim. The zoo released a video Monday of the 6-ton pachyderm playing with a water jet and tossing a 500-pound log.

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NBC San Diego

Case of Tuberculosis Reported at Lincoln High

A case of tuberculosis has been reported at San Diego's Lincoln High School and health officials say others may have been exposed.

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Bellingham Herald

Southwest Missouri rehab center to close

Missouri Rehabilitation Center was founded by the state in 1907 to treat tuberculosis patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Missouri

Edmonton Journal

Alberta sees increase in cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis, report finds

Cases of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis are on the rise in Alberta, according to a new surveillance report from the office of the province's chief medical officer of health.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Tuberculosis: Atlanta officials strive to contain outbreak of deadly disease

A team at the University of Cape Town in South Africa is using new tools to investigate how the return of patients to their communities affects the spread of tuberculosis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, South Africa, Georgia, Georgia Government

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Benin: More on the suspected Ebola case in Porto Novo

To better inform people whose fear is high, the doctor Ahlonsoun which happens to be the chairman of the health committee for mayor of Porto-Novo has agreed to lend to our question following an inspection that is been performing at Chd-op following the alert on the suspected cases of Ebola in that center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Pakistan Christian Post

Reports from the ground: How are TB-HIV collaborative activities being rolled out? By Shobha Shukla

We know that nearly one third of the 35 million people living with HIV have tuberculosis , and 13% of 8.6 million new TB cases every year are HIV positive.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Opinion

Tue Aug 05, 2014

JD Supra

Court Report - August 2014

Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. v. Cepheid 3:14-cv-03228; filed July 16, 2014 in the Northern District of California Infringement of U.S. Patent No.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Rifampin (generic), Rimactane, Rifadin, Health, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Acorda Therapeutics, Conjunctivitis

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Settlement Preserves Future Competition in Generic Injectable Tuberculosis Drug Market

Pharmaceutical company Akorn, Inc. has agreed to sell its rights to develop, manufacture, and market the generic injectable tuberculosis drug, rifampin, in order to settle FTC charges that Akorn's proposed acquisition of VersaPharm Inc. and its parent company, VPI Holdings Corp., would likely be anticompetitive.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Akorn, Healthcare Industry, Health, Rifampin (generic), Rimactane, Rifadin, Food and Drug Administration

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