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Depression Needs to be Treated Like Any Other Illness: Gulshan Devaiah

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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...

Ways to Safeguard Yourself From Tuberculosis

BY SIDDHI JAIN Tuberculosis, commonly abbreviated to TB, is a highly infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. As per World Health Organization (WHO), TB...

Blood Test Can Predict Onset of Tuberculosis, Says Study

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed a blood test could predict the onset of tuberculosis three to six months before people become unwell,...

Our Government is Working To Eliminate Tuberculosis From The Country by 2025: Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan

The central government is working to eradicate tuberculosis from India by 2015 besides taking active measures to eliminate diseases like kala-azar and measles from...

Gene Expression Signature in Blood May Predict Onset of Tuberculosis

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed a blood test could predict the onset of tuberculosis three to six months before people become unwell,...

Compound in Green Tea Plant May Help Treat Tuberculosis: Research

An antioxidant found in the green tea could become key to tackling tuberculosis, a new research has found. Through laboratory investigations, the research team from...

Researchers Develop a New Vaccine to Stop Bovine TB

Researchers have developed a novel vaccine and complementary skin test to protect cattle against bovine tuberculosis also known as Bovine TB. The study, published in...

New Tuberculosis Treatment for 150 Countries Including India and South Africa to Cost $1,040

A newly approved three-drug treatment for tuberculosis will be available in 150 countries including India and South Africa, priced at $1,040 for a complete...

Vaccine Shows Promise for Preventing Latent Tuberculosis Infection from Turning into Active Disease

An experimental vaccine proved 50% effective at preventing latent tuberculosis infection from turning into active disease in a three-year study of adults in Africa. Doctors...

Tuberculosis not a Life-long Infection in Most People, Says Study

Researchers have found that people who test positive with immunologic tuberculosis (TB) skin or blood tests rarely develop the disease. It is because the infecting...

New Vaccine for Tuberculosis Shows Promise

Researchers have successfully developed and tested a new type of vaccine targeting tuberculosis (TB). Published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, the early-stage vaccine was...

U.S. Regulators Approve New Tuberculosis Drug that Shows Dramatic Results

U.S. regulators Wednesday approved a new tuberculosis drug that when taken with two other medicines shows dramatic results. The new drug, Pretomanid, was developed by...

Tuberculosis (TB) Survivors at Higher Risk of Developing Lasting Damage to Lungs

Tuberculosis (TB) survivors, especially those living in India, are at a higher risk of developing lasting damage to lungs, according to a study done...

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...

Quarter of World’s Population at High Risk of Developing Tuberculosis

A quarter of the world's population is at high risk of developing tuberculosis, reveals a new study. The study, published in European Respiratory Journal, shows...

Super Drug to Take on Stubborn Tuberculosis in Uttar Pradesh, India

Uttar Pradesh may soon get a new drug to fight the multi-drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB). The new anti-TB drug, with delamanid as active substance,...

Aspirin Can Help to Fight Against Tuberculosis, Says Study

Aspirin can prevent the tuberculosis (TB) bacterium from hijacking immune cells and allow the body to control infection better, say researchers who found that the common pain killer could treat...

Health Experts Claim, Tuberculosis Can Reduce Chances Of Pregnancy

Tuberculosis (TB) bacterium primarily affects the lungs, but can also spread and cause secondary infections to the uterus and even the fallopian tubes, which...

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