tuberculosis

Novel blood test can predict onset of TB

Novel blood test can predict onset of TB

Washington: A technique for holding your breath for over five minutes has been discovered by researchers that can be used as a potential ...Read More

Now, faster & accurate blood test for TB

Now, faster & accurate blood test for TB

Boston: Researchers have developed a faster and ultrasensitive blood-based test to accurately diagnose active tuberculosis (ATB), that co...Read More

Resident doctors stop working at TB hospital in fear of getting infected

Resident doctors stop working at TB hospital in fear of getting infected

Mumbai: Civic-run Sewri Tuberculosis (TB) Hospital has been facing a shortage of staff and resident doctors due to which major surgeries ...Read More

Indore: 8 villages of district declared TB-FREE

Indore: 8 villages of district declared TB-FREE

Along with being number one in cleanliness, Indore has also become number one in controlling tuberculosis. As many as eight villages of I...Read More

Mumbai: Warrior walks the extra mile to help TB, HIV patients

Mumbai: Warrior walks the extra mile to help TB, HIV patients

Mumbai: A 35-year-old Mumbaikar has been a source of inspiration for the HIV-AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immunodeficiency...Read More

India reduced TB deaths in HIV people

India reduced TB deaths in HIV people

United Nations: India achieved an 84 per cent reduction in tuberculosis deaths among people living with HIV by 2017, the highest recorded...Read More

46 pc Indian kids die of communicable diseases

46 pc Indian kids die of communicable diseases

Toronto: Communicable diseases like pneumonia and tuberculosis accounted for over 46 per cent of preventable deaths in children aged 5-14...Read More

New TB drug may shorten treatment time for patients: Study

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

TEDxGateway 2018: How Artificial Intelligence expert Prashant Warier wants to use AI in healthcare

TEDxGateway 2018: How Artificial Intelligence expert Prashant Warier wants to use AI in healthcare

An expert in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep learning, Prashant Warier wants to use AI to make healthcare affordable &...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

United States and India form alliance to combat Tuberculosis

United States and India form alliance to combat Tuberculosis

New York: The challenge of tuberculosis cannot be successfully tackled unless special attention is paid to India’s tuberculosis epidemic,...Read More

Amitabh Bachchan opens up about the battle with Tuberculosis; says I am associated with TB campaign because I was a patient myself

Amitabh Bachchan opens up about the battle with Tuberculosis; says I am associated with TB campaign because I was a patient myself

Amitabh Bachchan is one of the Bollywood celebrities who is associated with various campaigns. Amitabh has promoted many social and medic...Read More

Only children and parents can avail cash incentive but not spouses: Maharashtra government to TB patients

Only children and parents can avail cash incentive but not spouses: Maharashtra government to TB patients

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government does not seem to trust the spouses of patients suffering from tuberculosis (TB), particularly when it ...Read More

Maharashtra government ropes in NACO to draw up TB eradication policy

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

Ujjain: Private medical practitioners discusses strategy to eradicate tuberculosis from district

Ujjain: Private medical practitioners discusses strategy to eradicate tuberculosis from district

Ujjain: A meeting was held with private medical practitioners on Sunday to achieve tuberculosis eradication from India by 2025. The meeti...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

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

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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

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

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