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Different strains of tuberculosis can attack lungs, finds study

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.
Different strains of tuberculosis can attack lungs, finds study(Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash)
Different strains of tuberculosis can attack lungs, finds study(Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash)
Published on Apr 18, 2022 11:22 AM IST
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ANI | , New Brunswick (new Jersey)

Ending TB by 2025 needs more clinical research on drug resistance

  • 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 few weeks after the initial diagnosis of TB, more bad news awaited Zainab. Microbiological tests showed that the TB bacteria were resistant to all four usual TB drugs and to some of the drugs used to treat drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB).
A few weeks after the initial diagnosis of TB, more bad news awaited Zainab. Microbiological tests showed that the TB bacteria were resistant to all four usual TB drugs and to some of the drugs used to treat drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB).
Published on Apr 02, 2022 03:27 PM IST
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Tuberculosis: Fruitful naturopathy, diet therapy tips by doctors for TB patients

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
Tuberculosis: Fruitful naturopathy, diet therapy tips by doctors for TB patients (Photo by Katherine Hanlon on Unsplash)
Tuberculosis: Fruitful naturopathy, diet therapy tips by doctors for TB patients (Photo by Katherine Hanlon on Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 30, 2022 06:04 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Tuberculosis: Medicinal and alternative therapies to treat 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
Tuberculosis: Medicinal and alternative therapies to treat TB (Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash)
Tuberculosis: Medicinal and alternative therapies to treat TB (Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 28, 2022 05:22 PM IST
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ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Serum Institute seeks emergency use nod for its rBCG tuberculosis vaccine

India's TB immunisation programme currently offers BCG vaccination at birth or as early as possible till one year of age.
World Tuberculosis Day: Expert offers insights on causes and prevention of TB(Unsplash)
World Tuberculosis Day: Expert offers insights on causes and prevention of TB(Unsplash)
Published on Mar 27, 2022 10:28 PM IST
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