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TB Patients That The World Writes Off Are Getting Cured In Peru

Drug-Resistant TB - the Distance Between

Tugela Ferry was the epicentre of a high profile and deadly outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis (TB) in 2006. Now, the rural community is pioneering new ways to treat drug-resistant TB, but patients still face a long road to ..., 1 month ago

Machine can detect XDR TB in 6 to 8 hours

It is now possible to detect extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) in 6 to 8 hours, Dr Camilla Rodrigues from Hinduja Hospital said on Thursday. “We got this machine three years ago as part of a research project funded by the US National ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Daily Newswatch

Drugs for extensively resistant Tuberculosis arrive Nigeria

•Treatment of XDR-TB receives boost Strong indications have emerged showing that treatment of Tuberculosis (TB) patients that are already resistant to first and second-line drugs will be scaled up as Nigerian Institute of Medical Research ...
 Daily Newswatch2 weeks ago FG to Receive WHO Drugs for Extensively Resistant TB  AllAfrica.com1 month ago Drug Resistance to Tuberculosis on the Rise in State  New Indian Express1 month ago BMC launches e-voucher service for TB patients wanting treatment in private hospitals  Indian Express1 month ago
Cape Argus

Cape Town woman survives drug-resistant TB

KHAYELITSHA - A woman in Cape Town has proved that extensively drug resistant (XDR) TB is curable. Funiwe Mbhabhama completed her two year treatment and is now TB free. She was diagnosed three years after her twin sister died from TB. ...
 ENCA1 month ago TB treatment to be taken out of hospital?  Cape Argus1 month ago

Integrating Community-Based Interventions to Reverse the Convergent TB/HIV Epidemics in Rural South Africa

by Jennifer A. Gilbert, Elisa F. Long, Ralph P. Brooks, Gerald H. Friedland, Anthony P. Moll, Jeffrey P. Townsend, Alison P. Galvani, Sheela V. Shenoi The WHO recommends integrating interventions to address the devastating TB/HIV co-epidemics in ...
 Plosone.org11 hours ago

Comparative Evaluation of Sloppy Molecular Beacon and Dual-Labeled Probe Melting Temperature Assays to Identify Mutations in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Resulting in Rifampin, Fluoroquinolone and Aminoglycoside Resistance

Abstract Several molecular assays to detect resistance to Rifampin, the Fluoroquinolones, and Aminoglycosides in Mycobacterium tuberculosis ( M . tuberculosis ) have been recently described. A systematic approach for comparing these assays in the ...
 Plosone.org11 hours ago

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Tuberculosis Key to Better Outcomes

Early and accurate diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB) and treating with the standard combination of drugs that are sensitive and work for a particular patient is the 'absolute must' steps for progressing towards ending TB. Although sounds simplistic yet ...
 MedIndia2 days ago No Other Way Out: We Need To Early Diagnose TB And Treat With Drugs That Work Bobby Ramakant  Modern Ghana4 days ago We need to early diagnose TB and treat with drugs that work  Media For Freedom4 days ago

The World Is Not Prepared For Superbugs

It's more than resistant bacterial superbugs that should scare us. Only a few months after the Wellcome Trust's dire report on growing antibiotic resistance and the looming post-antibiotic era, a new report stresses that it is not just bacteria we ...
 Forbes.com3 days ago

Cargo Ship on the Way to the International Space Station Hurtling Back to Earth at 17,000 MPH

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 Yahoo! News5 days ago 2 killed in Plainfield crash after motorcycle strikes pedestrian  PR Web via Yahoo!6 days ago Sofia Vergara's Ex Sues Over Their Frozen Embryos  PR Web via Yahoo!2 weeks ago
Counter Currents

'Call To Action' Launch Catalyzes Fight Against TB

(CNS): India has made impressive gains in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) but significant challenges still confront us in the path ahead to eliminate TB. The launch of 'Call To Action For A TB Free India' by Sri Jagat Prakash Nadda, Minister of ...
 Modern Ghana1 week ago KZN making strides in fight against TB: MEC  SABC1 month ago WHO calling for new commitments in TB fight  Swazi Observer1 month ago
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