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Drug-resistant TB on the rise in India, finally on govt radar
Hindustan Times

Mumbai to upgrade diagnostic tests for TB patients

Paving way for early diagnosis of multi-drug resistant (MDR) and pre-extensively drug resistant (XDR) cases of tuberculosis, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will soon incorporate universal drug susceptibility testing (DST) for all TB patients ... Hindustan Times, 5 days ago
City to upgrade diagnostic tests for TB patients HT Syndication, 5 days ago
Economic Times

Miracle drug for resistant Tuberculosis to be rolled out for trial today

A 'miracle drug' to battle multi-drug resistant tuberculosis MDR-TB, and extensively-drug resistant TB (XDR-TB), will be rolled out on Monday in six public hospitals across the country. This is part of a co-ordinated programme between the government ...
 Economic Times1 month ago ‘Miracle drug’ for resistant TB to be rolled out for trial today  Times of India1 month ago ‘Miracle drug’ for resistant Tuberculosis to be rolled out for trial today  Economic Times1 month ago Miracle drug for resistant TB to be rolled...  Times of India1 month ago

No drugs to treat XDR-TB in children in city

With rising cases of pre-extremely drug resistant TB (XDR-TB) in children and unavailability of drugs to tackle them, doctors in the city are worried. Dr Ira Shah, who runs a TB clinic at Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children at Parel, has got ...
 Hindustan Times4 weeks ago
Mumbai Mirror

TB patients encouraged to take treatment

It's difficult to control the spread of Extreme Drug Resistance (XDR) TB because patients default on their
 SABC1 month ago Anti-TB drug cocktail does not work in 70% of patients, says study  Hindustan Times1 month ago Drugs don't work: TB bug winning out  Mumbai Mirror1 month ago Study: 4 of 6 drugs ineffective in 70% of deadly TB cases  Times of India1 month ago

City sees growing number of drug-resistant TB cases

Mumbai has recorded a large number of extreme drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) cases with 479 cases in the state in 2015. This was marginally higher than the number of cases recorded in the previous year, 2014. XDR-TB is totally drug-resistant TB where the bacteria ...
 Asian Age1 month ago All city TB cases to be tested for resistance  Times of India5 days ago

Greater Chennai Corporation offers incentive for ten people suffering from MDR and XDR Tuberculosis

CHENNAI: As part of chief minister J Jayalalithaa's 68th birthday celebrations, Greater Chennai Corporation is offering Rs 1,000 every month as an incentive to people who are affected by Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and Extensively ...
 Times of India2 months ago
APN News

Doctors advocate adoption of better diagnostic algorithms to fight multi drug resistantTB

Over one third of TB cases in India are not accurately diagnosed, leading to rise in MDR/XDR cases of TB Leading specialists highlighted the growing menace of multi-drug resistant TB in West Bengal, stating that many gaps need to be addressed ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago
Herald Live

Top student masters TB hell

INVALUABLE JOURNEY: Ingrid Oxley recoveredfrom pre-XDR TB and last week graduated with NMMU's first master's degree in dietetics. Picture: Supplied NMMU dietetics graduate rejoices LYING in a hospital bed fighting for her life, Ingrid Oxley ...
 Herald Live1 week ago Contracting TB leads to NMMU's first-ever Master's in Dietetics week ago

PE medical practitioners facing a tough time with XDR TB

[embedded content] Medical practitioners in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape say the wide-spread failure of TB patients completing their treatment makes it increasingly difficult to control the spread of XDR TB. The extreme drug resitant strain ... month ago

P. D. Hinduja Hospital signs LOI with The Division of AIDS (NIAID, NIH)

P.D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with The Division of AIDS, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services with a pledge ...
 India Infoline3 days ago Hinduja Hospital signs LoI with NIH to set up center of excellence for infectious disease research in India  PharmaBiz2 days ago P.D. Hinduja Hospital Signs LOI With The Division of AIDS (NIAID, NIH) to Establish a Center of Excellence for Infectious Disease Research in India  AndhraNews.net3 days ago
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