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It could help break the cycle of rapid transmission of Tb, the second leading infectious killer in the world after covid-19, according to the World Health Organisation. The disease mechanisms uncovered in the study could also provide answers about why treatments work in some patients but not others.
- Dr Lorenzo Guglielmetti is a doctor and the Médecins Sans Frontières director of the international endTB project. Dr Vijay Chavan is a chest specialist at the MSF TB Clinic in Mumbai.
A person with tuberculosis may have a poor appetite due to the disease itself and side effects of the medications. Here are some naturopathy and diet therapy tips by doctors that can be fruitful for patients suffering from TB
With emergence of multi-drug-resistant TB, an increasing need has been felt to find adjuvant therapies and herbal remedies that can aid patient recovery and contain the toxic effects of chemical-based drugs. Doctors believe practicing specific alternative therapies can help treat tuberculosis
India's TB immunisation programme currently offers BCG vaccination at birth or as early as possible till one year of age.