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New TB drug may shorten treatment time for patients: Study

Washington: A new experimental antibiotic for tuberculosis (TB) may be more effective than isoniazid, a decades-old drug which is current...Read More

Vitamin D helps treat lethal drug-resistant TB: Study

Vitamin D helps treat lethal drug-resistant TB: Study

Washington D.C.: A new study now finds that Vitamin D speeds up the clearance of tuberculosis (TB) bacteria from the lungs of people with...Read More

In order to effectively tackle TB, Malaria, Indian Health Fund chooses four innovators

In order to effectively tackle TB, Malaria, Indian Health Fund chooses four innovators

Mumbai: In order to effectively tackle the tuberculosis and malaria, the Indian Health Fund (IHF) on Monday announced it had chosen four ...Read More

Bad diets more perilous than malaria, TB: UN

United Nations: With one-in-five deaths associated with poor-quality diets, the UN food agency has said regularly eating poor-quality foo...Read More

TB awareness: Doctors, chemists use Ganeshutsav as tool

TB awareness: Doctors, chemists use Ganeshutsav as tool

Mumbai: As the devoted throng Ganesh pandals for darshan in Ghatkopar and Kurla, doctors and pharmacists have decided to utilise this ‘di...Read More

Mumbai: What the schoolteacher recommends – Bedside Ghalib for TB patients

Mumbai: What the schoolteacher recommends – Bedside Ghalib for TB patients

Mumbai: A primary school teacher from an Urdu medium school has donated over 100 books in Urdu to the government-run Sewri TB Hospital fo...Read More

Maharashtra government ropes in NACO to draw up TB eradication policy

Mumbai: To curb the rising cases of tuberculosis (TB) in the country, the Union government has roped in the National Aids Control Organiz...Read More

Mumbai: Haffkine working on tech to diagnose TB within 1 hour

Mumbai: Haffkine working on tech to diagnose TB within 1 hour

Mumbai: As per the ongoing research by the Haffkine Institute, Parel, which is one of the oldest biomedical research institutes in the co...Read More

Mumbai: TB can’t be controlled without people’s active participation, says Dr Santosh Datar

Mumbai: TB can’t be controlled without people’s active participation, says Dr Santosh Datar

Mumbai: When infrastructure projects are planned in Mumbai, officials are often unsure about what to do with the hundreds of families who...Read More

Bollywood’s Forgotten Stars: 10 facts about Pooja Dadwal, Salman Khan’s ailing Veergati co-star

Bollywood has introduced many talented actresses. Some of them are known for their beauty, and some of them are known for their acting. H...Read More

World TB Day: President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi urge stakeholders to help eliminate TB by 2025

World TB Day: President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi urge stakeholders to help eliminate TB by 2025

New Delhi: On World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged all stakeholders ...Read More

TB cases increase by 8 percent in Mumbai city

TB cases increase by 8 percent in Mumbai city

Mumbai: Though the government is keeping no stone unturned, it seems like the number of Tuberculosis (Tb) patients are on rise in the cit...Read More

Indore: Govt to provide perks to docs, treatment cost to patient

Indore: Aimed at making country tuberculosis free by 2025, government has decided to provide perks to doctors and also, the cost of treat...Read More

Watch Video! Salman Khan’s Veergati co-star Pooja Dadwal seeks his help for TB treatment

Watch Video! Salman Khan’s Veergati co-star Pooja Dadwal seeks his help for TB treatment

New Delhi: Superstar Salman Khan‘s ‘Veergati’ co-star Pooja Dadwal, who is reportedly battling with Tuberculosis, has reached out to the ...Read More

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Jail term for doctors, chemists if they don’t report TB

New Delhi : A week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to wipe out tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025, the government has announce...Read More

Pooja Dadwal, Salman Khan’s co-star suffering from TB, has no money; wants the superstar to help her

Salman Khan’s film, Veergati co-actress Pooja Dadwal is hospitalised in Mumbai’s Sewri TB Hospital. As per the reports of a leading daily...Read More

Maharashtra state government to build new advanced research centre for TB at JJ Hospital

Maharashtra state government to build new advanced research centre for TB at JJ Hospital

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Government will soon be building an advanced research centre for Tuberculosis (TB) at JJ hospital in Mumbai. The ...Read More

FDA joins state health department to make TB free Maharashtra

FDA joins state health department to make TB free Maharashtra

Mumbai: In a bid to eradicate Tuberculosis (TB) from Maharashtra, for the first time, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has joined h...Read More

Mumbai: Man suffering from TB dies after BMC demolishes house, leaving him homeless

Mumbai: A crowd of hundreds of people belonging to Pardi community on Thursday gathered at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) w...Read More

Indore: Awareness rally inspires many for TB-free India

Indore: Awareness rally inspires many for TB-free India

Indore: Despite the country having enough resources to detect, treat and control the spread of TB, each day nearly 1,000 people die from ...Read More