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World Tuberculosis Day: 12 things you need to know

One of the leading causes of death worldwide, Tuberculosis is caused by bacteria that affect lungs and is curable and preventable.

24 Mar 2018 8:28 AM

One in ten Indian females affected by TB related ailments

The effects can also be seen in post menopausal women where the condition may be prominent with symptoms of endometrial malignancy.

23 Mar 2018 1:27 PM

Soon, TB patients to get free drugs from private Chemists

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is in the process of establishing the central government’s move.

18 Mar 2018 6:04 AM

New campaign highlights link between tobacco and TB

The campaign shows that tobacco consumption and exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke increases risk of TB and of dying from the disease.

16 Mar 2018 12:01 PM

PM Modi launches campaign for eradicate TB from India by 2025

The prime minister launched TB-free India Campaign to take activities under National Strategic Plan for TB Elimination forward

13 Mar 2018 2:32 PM

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Eliminating TB not easy

Tuberculosis has been an evolving challenge for the government, which hopes to eradicate the disease by 2025.

05 Mar 2018 12:19 AM

Vitamin C increases effect of TB drugs: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

04 Jan 2018 10:06 AM

Researchers find new ally against tuberculosis infections

Tuberculosis is the second biggest killer, globally.

29 Dec 2017 3:33 PM

'Effective tuberculosis vaccine in the offing'

Tuberculosis (TB) kills more people than any other infection, with an estimated 1.7 million people worldwide dying from it every year.

27 Nov 2017 3:30 PM

Pickled in ‘cognac’, Chopin’s heart gives up its secrets

Whether Chopin suffered from cystic fibrosis “is still debatable”.

26 Nov 2017 6:00 PM

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Antacids may help fight tuberculosis, say experts

Research finds people who used lansoprazole, as opposed to similar drugs omeprazole or pantoprazole, are a third less likely to develop TB.

22 Nov 2017 12:01 PM

BMC conducts TB prevention drive

The health officials screened 788,000 people, out of which, 2,272 suspected cases were identified and 116 were found diagnosed with TB.

20 Sep 2017 3:14 AM

TB cases rise in the Mumbai: NGO

The data procured by the NGO revealed that nearly 18 people are estimated to have died each day from the disease in 2016-17.

13 Jul 2017 1:12 AM

Tuberculosis may soon get new treatment

Researchers have discovered a key metabolic mechanism in Mtb bacteria which could lead to new drugs for treating tuberculosis.

08 Jul 2017 5:33 PM

Deficiency of Vitamin A ups tuberculosis risk by 10 times

A study found that the risk was 20 times higher among young people between the ages of 10 and 19.

14 Jun 2017 9:27 AM

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Artificial Intelligence may help in diagnosing Tuberoculosis

The Artificial Intelligence models will help identify the disease through chest x-rays

25 Apr 2017 2:21 PM

Bring law against spitting in public places, says BJP MP

During Zero Hour, she said open defecation and spitting were also among the reasons for tuberculosis.

24 Mar 2017 5:00 PM

Resistance risk for new TB drugs, claims study

TB kills more people every year than any other infectious disease, including AIDS, claims the report.

24 Mar 2017 12:23 AM

Trials to begin on TB vaccines

India aims to reduce TB mortality by 90 per cent by 2035.

14 Mar 2017 1:48 AM

Highest number of unreported TB cases found in India

Almost 4.3 million cases out of 10.4 million were unreported and manty of them even had multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

09 Mar 2017 9:38 AM

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