BPaMZ And BPaL: These Two New Drug Therapies Might Cure All Forms Of Tuberculosis
Considering the adverse impacts brought by tuberculosis, is there still hope for the infectious bacterial disease? With the discovery of these two new drug therapies, what’s the truth behind claims that the answer for tuberculosis has finally arrived? Find out what health professionals have to say
Tuberculosis Cure: Parasite Protein Could Be New Treatment
Researchers found new tuberculosis cure by utilizing proteins produced by parasites for host-directed tuberculosis therapies.
Ohio's Hospital Neonatal Unit Potentially Exposed To Tuberculosis Bacteria
A patient recently diagnosed with tuberculosis reportedly visited Ohio's Hospital Neonatal Unit, prompting health officials to test all possibly exposed individuals, including infants. A tuberculosis case is rare in the US, and poses low risk to the public but could prove lethal to young children.
3D Printed Breathalyzer May Diagnose Multiple Diseases In One Breath
According to researchers, each of the diseases that they have studied has a unique "breath print" or a 'signature' of chemical components. The 3D printed device containing a sensor array of carbon nanotubes is used to capture the unique "breathprint" of certain diseases.
People With HIV Have Higher Risk To Have Tuberculosis And Other Cancers
According to reports, people living with HIV have a 26 to 31 times higher risk of developing tuberculosis as compared to those without it. Also, HIV infection is a significant risk factor for acquiring a TB infection.
MIT Researchers Invented Long-Acting Drug For Possible Malaria, HIV, TB Cure
The drug stays in the stomach for up to two weeks after intake. The pill could be used for possible treatment of Alzheimer's disease and mental illnesses to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.
Tuberculosis Reached Record US Low, Says CDC: Global Threat Remains
Tuberculosis may be have reached an all-time low in the United States, but drug-resistant forms of TB are still a threat.