Tag Archives: Tuberculosis

The battle against TB

We need to be critical and questioning about where we acquire information and how we react to it. Continue reading

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Badger baiting – the truth about badgers and bovine tuberculosis

We could probably control bTB using a combination of vaccination and better testing methods. If we wanted to. Continue reading

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Is a new approach needed to fight XDR-TB?

There is one major disease where the battle is still being badly lost – tuberculosis. Continue reading

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Still a long way to go to beat TB

New approaches are need to overcome the ancient enemy of tuberculosis. Continue reading

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TB's revenge 

The world is starting to win the war against tuberculosis, but drug-resistant forms pose a new threat. Nature News: http://goo.gl/Ua9c8 #viaGoogle+ Google+: Reshared 1 times Google+: View post on Google+

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Tuberculosis and HIV Co-Infection

Tuberculosis and HIV co-infections place an immense burden on health care systems and pose particular diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Continue reading

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Phagosomal rupture caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is one of the most life-threatening pathogens of all time. Despite the development of vaccines and antibiotics, this pathogen is still a major public health problem. The HIV epidemic has also had an important impact on the rise … Continue reading

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As if it wasn't bad enough

The emergence of drug resistant tuberculosis has the potential to be a serious public health problem in Sudan and strengthened tuberculosis control and improved monitoring of therapy is needed. Continue reading

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The rise and fall of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis genome

The evolution of one of the most devastating human pathogens, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, has captivated researchers since its discovery in 1882. But where did it come from? Continue reading

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