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Sequencing tuberculosis strain genomes
The use of whole genome sequencing to identify different strains of bacteria which cause tuberculosis may unlock the door to improved treatments and more accurate clinical trials, according to a new international study.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Multiple sclerosis vaccine discovered
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Mon Dec 02, 2013
Fears Pneumonia on the Increase, as Thousands of Children Remain in...
Dr. Miguel Dorotan, leader one of two medical teams who were the first to reach Dulag, 30km south of Tacloban in the Philippines, confirmed today the increasing concern of respiratory diseases or pneumonia among children in evacuation centres.
Mobile phone text messaging for promoting adherence to...
Mobile phone text messaging has the potential to promote adherence to tuberculosis treatment.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Ghosts remain at former hospital
Thousands of notes to God, surgeons and dead family members, scribbled on scraps of paper and then slid into the cracks between century-old red bricks, tell the tales of tragedy brought by tuberculosis and other diseases, as well as the wonders of childbirth at Colorado Springs' first major hospital.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Eisai Joins Groundbreaking Tuberculosis Drug Accelerator Partnership...
Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has become a signatory to the Tuberculosis Drug Accelerator partnership, a groundbreaking initiative that aims to speed up the discovery of essential new treatments for tuberculosis .
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Tuberculosis Drug Wins Backing of European Panel
A European Union panel has recommended regulatory approval of a tuberculosis drug that would become only the second major new antibiotic against the deadly disease in more than 40 years.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Medical News Today
Bangladesh Series: Four decades of exceptional health achievements despite chronic poverty
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Wed Nov 20, 2013
Warning after UEA student is diagnosed with suspected TB
Staff and students have been warned to be on the look out for the symptoms of tuberculosis after a University of East Anglia student was diagnosed with a suspected case of the potentially contagious infection.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Mumpower commentary sparks feedback
What about those who are unable to work or cannot find work because people like Mitt Romney and his rich buddies made billions, sending jobs to China? I don't speak Chinese and am not able to re-locate, so what am I to do? Our welfare system has a lot of room for improvement, but please, let us start with jobs and more jobs, jobs with a living ... (more)
Wed Nov 13, 2013
15 Things You May Not Have Known About the North Reading Sanatorium
A packed house at the Flint Memorial Library on Tuesday heard about the North Reading Sanatorium that for decades cared for patients with tuberculosis and later cared for mentally ill patients.
Rifampicin dose can be increased safely in TB treatment, may shorten duration
Increasing the daily dose of rifampicin within the current TB treatment regimen from 10mg/kg to 15mg/kg and 20mg/kg did not result in an increased incidence of adverse events, according to findings from the RIFATOX trial presented at the 44th World Conference on Lung Health in Paris earlier this month.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
Case of tuberculosis detected at Coronado High School
Clark County School District officials were informed of the tuberculosis case on Tuesday morning and sent a ParentLink message by Tuesday evening to the families of more than 3,000 Coronado students and 100 staff members.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
The Hartford Courant
The State Health Department's Disturbing Deficiencies
Among the 33 deficiencies listed in the recently released report - nearly double the number in the previous analysis, released in December 2012 - are two of special concern: that the Health Department failed to do complete background checks on child care providers and that some drugs ordered by the department weren't fully accounted for.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
The Florida Times-Union
Two Andrew Jackson High students infected with tuberculosis
About 100 students and six staff members at Andrew Jackson High School are being tested for tuberculosis after two students were infected with the disease, the county health department announced Thursday night.