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Thursday, Jul 18, 2019
news about Tuberculosis
May 15, 2019 05:29
“Many TB patients, detected earlier, had stopped their medications before their treatment schedule was completed. This leads to the bacteria spreading,” said Dr Vijay Kumar, district tuberculosis officer. read more
May 12, 2019 07:12
The policy recognises that most workers spend most of their waking hours at their places of work and a non-discriminatory environment enables the uptake of screening and treatment by employees. read more
May 09, 2019 11:59
Around 2.1 million people have TB in India, of which an estimated 30,000 people have MDR-TB. Only 6,500 patients are on the bedaquiline-based treatment regimen, which may cause side effects such as heart problems. read more
Mar 24, 2019 04:27
Depression is one of the challenges that adolescent TB patients often deal with in silence. Dr Milan Balakrishnan, a city-based psychiatrist, said adolescents are more vulnerable to depression than adults. read more
Mar 21, 2019 15:29
A chronic lung disease which is preventable and largely treatable if caught in time, tuberculosis is the top infectious killer of our time, causing over 1.6 million deaths each year. read more
Sep 28, 2018 04:58
Kuldeep Kumar, a resident of Garhi Hasru village, was arrested on July 3 for his alleged involvement in a theft case. read more
Sep 20, 2018 06:54
Of the 10 million new cases reported in 2017, 2.74 million were from India, a marginal decrease from the 2.79 million that the country reported in WHO’s 2017 report. read more
Sep 12, 2018 12:50
The drug can also take out its increasingly common antibiotic resistant strains. read more
Aug 17, 2018 23:55
At present, MDR cases are treated with injectables of medicines such as Kanamycin and Capreomycin, along with another group of medicines called fluoroquinolones, but this is known to lead to side-effects such as hearing loss and kidney-related probl... read more
Jun 04, 2018 11:52
Bedaquiline is also available to patients being treated in private hospitals, but its sale is banned in India; it’s available only on doctor’s recommendation to TB officers. read more
Apr 20, 2018 07:18
The government has proposed making drug-resistant tuberculosis centres mandatory for a medical college to get recognition. The move is aimed at ensuring that patients have access to a facility nearby, correct diagnosis is made and appropriate treatment... read more
Apr 07, 2018 21:13
With the motto “TB Harega-Desh Jeetega”, Haryana health minister Anil Vij urged people to come forward as leaders to make the world TB-free. read more
Mar 31, 2018 12:24
The fact that genital tuberculosis may be asymptomatic and could often go unrecognized or masquerade as other gynaecological conditions make it all the more necessary for a high degree of vigilance to be in place. read more
Mar 24, 2018 20:49
Whether it’s Stephen Hawking’s neurodegenerative condition or myasthenia gravis, a big part of the trauma of having a rare disease is finding the right doctor, and diagnosis. read more
Mar 24, 2018 15:52
As per the data available with Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), within less than three months, a total of 541 cases of tuberculosis have been registered with the PMC this year.   read more