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  1. Announcing the PLOS Tuberculosis Channel

    Blogs.plos.org - Science 03.28 / 14:37 blogs.plos.org
    0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Announcing the PLOS Tuberculosis Channel AddThis Sharing Buttons above Soumya Swaminathan and Madhukar Pai announce the launch of the PLOS Tuberculosis Chanel This post also appears on the PLOS Channels & Collections Blog. Today, …
  2. Lenoir County holds walk to end tuberculosis

    Wnct.com - Kinston 03.28 / 13:05 wnct.com
    Health Watch // KINSTON, N.C – (WNCT) – One group in Lenoir County looks to bring awareness to tuberculosis. Friday is World Tuberculosis Day. The virus was…
  3. New tuberculosis treatment option being piloted in Burma

    Dvb.no - Health 03.28 / 12:51 dvb.no
    A Rangoon pilot programme launched by Medicines Sans Frontieres in Burma is testing a new international access campaign using two new drugs — bedaquiline and delamanid — that are not widely available in countries like Burma that have a high tuberculosis (TB) burden. The post New tuberculosis treatment option being piloted in Burma appeared first on DVB Multimedia Gro…
  4. New Way To Diagnose Tuberculosis Discovered, Could Save More Lives

    British scientists find a new way that could diagnose TB in just a few days instead of…
  5. Durham health department investigated 19 cases of tuberculosis in 2016

    Durhamregion.com - Oshawa 03.28 / 12:35 www.durhamregion.com
    The Durham Region Health Department is recognizing World Tuberculosis (TB) Day in an effort to promote awareness about the…
  6. World Tuberculosis Day 2017; Unite to End TB, Leave no one behind

    Sachtimes.com - Social 03.28 / 12:35 sachtimes.com
    On March 24th each year, nations around the globe observe World Tuberculosis Day, to build public awareness about the global epidemic of…
  7. To End Tuberculosis, It Must Be Eliminated from Animals

    Poor knowledge about this potential threat hampers human health -- Read more on…
  8. Global rise of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis threatens to derail decades of progress

    Financialexpress.com - Health Care 03.28 / 12:10 financialexpress.com
    New antibiotics are becoming available for the first time but without accurate diagnostics, clear treatment guidelines, and improved control efforts, their effectiveness could be rapidly lost The post Global rise of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis threatens to derail decades of progress appeared first on …
  9. World Tuberculosis Day 2017: Experts say undernourished children are more susceptible to TB

    Indianexpress.com - Life style 03.24 / 10:43 indianexpress.com
    In 2015, one million children (below 14 years) fell prey to TB, whereas 170,000 of them died worldwide. (Source: Thinkstock Images) With malnutrition or undernutrition accounting for nearly one third of all childhood deaths in India, it is also a major risk factor in children, especially those below the age of five, for developing tuberculosis (TB), experts have said. ALSO READ | World Tuberculosis Day …
  10. World Tuberculosis Day 2017: 10 things you need to know about TB

    Indianexpress.com - Life style 03.24 / 08:03 indianexpress.com
    Students form the symbol of ‘T B’ as they observe World Tuberculosis Day at Ridge in Shimla. (Express Photo by Lalit Kumar) World Tuberculosis Day is observed on March 24 every year to help spread awareness about the disease, communicate prevention measures and precautions as well as to commemorate efforts undertaken against the disease. The date was earmarked due to the discovery of…
  11. World Tuberculosis Day: 10 things you need to know about TB

    Indianexpress.com - Life style 03.24 / 07:38 indianexpress.com
    Students form the symbol of ‘T B’ as they observe World Tuberculosis Day at Ridge in Shimla. (Express Photo by Lalit Kumar) World Tuberculosis Day is observed on March 24 every year to help spread awareness about the disease, communicate prevention measures and precautions as well as to commemorate efforts undertaken against TB. The date was earmarked due to the discovery of…
  12. World Tuberculosis Day 2017: India still has 24 per cent of world’s TB cases

    Indianexpress.com - Life style 03.24 / 06:58 indianexpress.com
    Reports show that TB kills 4,80,000 to 50,000 Indians every year, making it a big challenge for India to achieve its goal of being TB free by 2025. (WHO/twitter) Continuing the fight to eradicate tuberculosis from India, which has 24 per cent of the world’s total number of TB cases, the Indian Society for Clinical Research or ISCR called for a comprehensive research in multi-drug resistant TB.…
  13. Right Diet To Fight Tuberculosis

    Boldsky.com - Health 03.24 / 06:39 boldsky.com
    Though not on a large scale but tuberculosis is still prevailing, despite so much of awareness. Diet and food habits play a very crucial role in the fight against tuberculosis or what is commonly known as TB. So today on…
  14. World Tuberculosis Day 2017: Need to increase public awareness on TB among children

    Topnews.in - Health 03.24 / 05:45 topnews.in
    New Delhi [India], Mar. 24 : Tuberculosis can affect any age, caste or class and it is one of the top 10 causes of death across the globe, ranking above HIV and malaria. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2015, there were 10.4 million new cases of TB worldwide. Six countries account for 60% of the total TB deaths, with India leading the count, followed by Indonesia, China, Nigeria, Pakistan and South Africa. As per WHO, each year about 2.2 million people develop TB in…
  15. Rise of superbug tuberculosis hampers global control efforts

    Suchtv.pk - Health 03.24 / 05:44 suchtv.pk
    Rising rates of superbug tuberculosis (TB) are threatening to derail decades of progress against the contagious disease, experts said on Thursday, and new drugs powerful enough to treat them are few and far between. TB kills more people each year than any other infectious disease, including HIV and AIDS. In 2015 alone, it is estimated to have killed 1.8 million people, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). While some new antibiotics with the potential to treat some…
  16. World Tuberculosis Day: Rising need to increase awareness among kids

    Financialexpress.com - Lifestyle 03.24 / 05:08 financialexpress.com
    Ranking above HIV and malaria, health experts on the occasion of World Tuberculosis day, called for an increase in public awareness on the rising cases of TB among children. The post World Tuberculosis Day: Rising need to increase awareness among kids appeared first on The Financial …
  17. TB Alliance Sublicenses Promising Anti-tuberculosis Drug from the Medicines Patent Pool

    Prnewswire.com - Finance 03.24 / 05:02 prnewswire.com
    NEW YORK and GENEVA, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Agreement announced on World Tuberculosis Day revitalizes efforts to develop sutezolid as effective response to infectious disease killer  On World Tuberculosis Day, TB Alliance and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) announced a …
  18. Right Diet To Fight Tuberculosis

    Boldsky.com - Health 03.24 / 04:12 boldsky.com
    Though not on a large scale but tuberculosis is still prevailing, despite so much of awareness. Diet and food habits play a very crucial role in the fight against tuberculosis or what is commonly known as TB. So today on…
  19. Philippines: Unite to end tuberculosis

    Icrc.org - World 03.24 / 01:01 icrc.org
    Photo gallery | Every day, 38 Filipinos die from tuberculosis (TB), a highly contagious but preventable…