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How Burari overcame stigma to fight tuberculosis

A throat infection led Prabha Shankar, a resident of Burari in north Delhi to visit a physician over three years ago. After visits to numerous doctors, including ayurvedic and homeopathic ones,......

Watch out for Tuberculosis! It is spreading fast

Drug resistant tuberculosis is spreading faster than previously feared and its rate of occurrence is at an all-time high, a new report by the World Health Organisation has found.The study,......

India could be 'efficacy test' for TB drug okayed by US

Experts tracking the treatment of TB are excited about the TB drug, but warn of the unregulated use of drugs in India leading to growing incidence of drug resistance Sirturo, the bedaquiline drug......

TB drug: Lupin inks pact with Brazil for 5 years

Drug firm Lupin said on Wednesday it has signed an agreement with Brazil to supply its four-in-one combination drug to treat tuberculosis.The Mumbai-based firm said it has signed an pact with the......

Eli Lilly plans $70 mn war on TB

US-based pharmaceutical major Eli Lilly on Thursday announced a $70 million initiative as part of its effort to combat the spread of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in India and other developing......

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Q. wat is tb disease
:  A. tb is called as tuberoclosis and use to be spread by the virus tuberocolitis. This disease is curable but highly infectious. The regular treatment...... more

Q. let me tell about boneTB, what cause may be the bones TB also what effect will become after persone is suffering by the bones tb.
Preeti :  A. Tuberculosis is a curable disease. Antituberculosis medicines are available in the market and are not expensive at all particularly the primary...... more

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Q. where can i get the best treatment of MDR TB in india.
Chandra Mani:  A. 1st of all, you examine your sputum for AFB & culturestart with DOT therapy by govt. institutesreport of culture takes 21-30 days then start new...... more

Q. is MDR TB curebla
:  A. yes Drug- and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)The challengeAnti-tuberculosis (TB) drug resistance is a major public health problem that...... more

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Bachchan's admission on TB will help reduce stigma

MUMBAI: Superstar Amitabh Bachchan admitting that he had contracted tuberculosis (TB) in 2000, will help to reduce TB related stigma and... ...
I survived TB, here's how you can too

A resident of Mumbai, I was diagnosed with Multi Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) when I was 16-years-old. MDR-TB is a strain of the disease... ...
WHO issues interim guidance on use of new drugs

PUNE: The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued interim guidance for use of Bedaquiline and Delamanid, the new drugs for treatment of adults... ...
Tuberculosis report yet to be taken seriously

Even as a 23-year old nurse from Nair Hospital becomes the fourth person to be diagnosed with Multi Drug Resistant (MDR) Tuberculosis, authorities... ...
Cost of controlling TB in India is sky rocketing

PUNE: The amount incurred by government of India during the last three years for controlling tuberculosis (TB) has multiplied, but experts say that... ...

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