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Study: TB Patients Need Extra Precautions Amid Pandemic

As the Covid pandemic has overtaken every other health issue throughout the country, some of the doctors have suggested extra precaution for tuberculosis (TB)...

IISc Discovered More Efficient Way To Detect TB

Researchers in Microbiology and Cell Biology of the country's premier research institute, the Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) have found a new, faster, and...

TB, Measles, Polio Vaccines Might Provide Protection From COVID-19

By Steve Baragona As the world waits for a COVID-19 vaccine, scientists are testing whether shots already in use for other diseases might provide some...

Can TB Vaccine Fight COVID-19? Here is the Answer

Examining how the COVID-19 has impacted different countries, researchers have found that Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG), a vaccine for tuberculosis (TB), could be a potential...

Tuberculosis: World’s Number 1 Infectious Killer

With the death toll soaring past 300,000 this year and a quarter of humanity now infected, the pandemic shows no signs of abating as...

Changing the Dose of TB Vaccination may Improve its Efficacy: Study

Researchers have shown that simply changing the dose and route of administration from intradermal (ID) to intravenous (IV) greatly increases the vaccine's ability to...

WHO Report Says, 3 mn TB Cases Do Not Get Proper Care

More people received life-saving treatment for tuberculosis (TB) in 2018 than ever before, largely due to improved detection and diagnosis, however, severe under-funding and...

Genomic Sequencing-based Test Detect Resistant Mutation In Tuberculosis

Genetic diagnostic and drug discovery research firm MedGeneome Labs on Thursday claimed to have developed the first whole genomic sequencing-based test to detect drug-resistant...

Researchers Identify Master Cell Playing Key Role in Fighting TB

Researchers have identified a master cell that coordinates the body's immune response in the early days of TB infection. According to the study published in the journal Nature, the...

Tuberculosis A Vicious Epidemic: Deputy UN Chief

Tuberculosis (TB) is a vicious epidemic that is drastically underfunded. That was the takeaway message from the first high-level meeting focused on the infectious...

Cepheid to Establish Manufacturing Unit for TB Diagnostics in India

Expanding its footprint in India, US-based molecular diagnostics company Cepheid Inc on Thursday announced its plans to establish a manufacturing unit in the country...

How a phone call is saving lives of TB patients in India

Can a phone call save lives? A project called 99DOTS helps patients with Tuberculosis in India get medication TB is one of the...

Vitamin C helps in treating Tuberculosis

Foods rich in Vitamin C (such as dark leafy greens, broccoli, kiwifruit and oranges) can enhance treatment and enable a faster recovery for people...

Now Rats may help in Detecting Tuberculosis

London, November 16,2017: Giant rats are probably not the first thing that come to mind to tackle tuberculosis but scientists hope their sniffing skills will...

Integrate National Plans to Eliminate TB by 2030: WHO

New Delhi, Sep 11, 2017: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has told the South East Asian countries to integrate their national plans and mobilise and utilise...

TB regional statistics skewed due to results from India, Bangladesh, Thailand: Dr Arvind

WHO Country Representative Dr. Arvind Mathur had stated that the regional statistic results for TB were skewed due to the high prevalence of the...

A new blood test developed to predict TB

Seattle: An international team of researchers has identified biological markers in the blood that can help doctors predict who is at high risk of developing...

TB has worst affect on India : US ambassador

Gurgaon: US ambassador to India Richard R. Verma on Friday said India is worst effected by tuberculosis (TB) and needs more efforts to fight the...

Indian woman infected with a rare drug-resistant strain of TB sets off scare in US

New York: An Indian woman infected with a rare drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis has created a health scare in three US states and for people...

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