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Drug combo 'game changer' for drug-resistant TB
New Scientist

Adherence in the Treatment of Patients With Extensively Drug-R...

Objective: Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB)/HIV coinfection is difficult to treat with frequent adverse drug reactions and associated with high mortality. Adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ARV) and second-line TB medications may ... JAIDS, 1 week ago
Extensively Drug-Resistant TB Threatens Treatment General Medicine eJournal, 2 weeks ago

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Health-e, 1 month ago

Boost for XDR-TB patients as cheaper pills allowed

The Medicines Control Council (MCC) has granted humanitarian group Medicines Sans Frontiers (MSF) access to a cheaper drug to treat extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB). Phumeza Tisile was cured of XDR-TB with the help os MSF-sponsored ...
 Health-e1 month ago South Africa: Boost for XDR-TB Patients As Cheaper Pills Allowed  AllAfrica.com1 month ago Cheaper drug to fight TB [Mercury, The (South Africa)]  Pharmacy Choice1 month ago MSF win right to use generic drug [Cape Times (South Africa)]  Pharmacy Choice1 month ago

Drug-resistant TB patients lost in the system

Mpumalanga patients with drug-resistant TB say health workers at specialist TB hospitals in Standerton and Barberton keep them in the dark about their diagnosis and treatment. Patients say they have unanswered questions about DR-TB diagnosis, ...
 Health-e14 hours ago South Africa: Drug-Resistant TB Patients Lost in the System  AllAfrica.com13 hours ago Relief for Tsholotsho drug-resistant TB patients  Zimbabwe Herald1 month ago

Pharmacokinetics-Pharmacodynamics Analysis of Bicyclic 4-Nitroimidazole Analogs in a Murine Model of Tuberculosis

Abstract PA-824 is a bicyclic 4-nitroimidazole, currently in phase II clinical trials for the treatment of tuberculosis. Dose fractionation pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic studies in mice indicated that the driver of PA-824 in vivo efficacy is the ...
 Plosone.org1 day ago

Ebola outbreak: the deadliest in history

As of 4th August 2014 and since the first cases of Ebola were identified in West Africa in July 2014, four countries Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone - have recorded 1711 cases of Ebola and 932 fatalities. Global Health defines ...
 Botswana Guardian2 days ago

WHO, Armenia to work more closely to improve TB control

- 17:14 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net - WHO/Europe will work more closely with Armenia in the coming biennium as the country moves to improve control of tuberculosis (TB) and achieve universal health coverage. The decision to increase collaboration was ...
 PanARMENIAN Network1 week ago

We Don't Know Enough About Nanomaterials To Be Adding Them So Freely To Our Food

Nanoparticles can be used to deliver vaccines, treat tumours, clean up oil spills, preserve food, protect skin from sun and kill bacteria. They're so useful for purifying, thickening, colouring and keeping food fresh that they're added to more ...
 Huffington Post Canada1 week ago
The Week


Everyone in the female ward on the second floor of the Sewri TB Hospital, Mumbai, knows Sidhu, who occupies bed no. 394. After all, she has been the longest occupant of this ward. Her bed lies in a small room, an extension of the dormitory. Lying ...
 The Week2 weeks ago

PNG govt to deal with measles outbreak, committed to address health issues

By Online Editor 09:26 am GMT+12, 05/08/2014, Papua New Guinea Tuberculosis (TB) is on the rise in Papua New Guinea's National Capital District, Western and Gulf provinces and the government will take measures to control it, Prime Minister ...
 Pacific Islands News Association2 weeks ago
Pune Mirror

TB officials panic, rush to Mumbai

ADI GODREJ TAKES UP CAUSE Industrialist's letter describes spread of tuberculosis as 'scary' MUMBAI Industrialist Adi Godrej has jolted the country's health officials into action with a letter addressed to the Congress president Sonia Gandhi, ...
 Pune Mirror2 weeks ago
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