An 18-year old Mumbai woman is finally granted to gain access to Bedaquiline, a restricted tuberculosis drug after winning a long battle in an Indian Court.
A promising new vaccine for Tuberculosis (TB) is in the works to combat drug resistance.
The simple blood test known as Khatri may be the revolutionary answer that the medical professionals have been looking for Tuberculosis testing. This test is also capable of identifying the patients with active infection and help in the treatment of the disease.
A sparsely-populated town in rural Alabama is currently experiencing an alarming increase of tuberculosis incidence rate that already resulted in three deaths and 47 confirmed infections.
Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed that three elephants at an Oregon Zoo passed on a passive form of tuberculosis to humans after close contacts with zoo staff members in 2013.
A report from the British National Health Service (NHS) indicates a surprising resurgence of controllable and preventable diseases dating back from Victoria-era UK.
Experts expressed their concerns about a potential TB-diabetes co-epidemic. They are calling for international action to help curb diabetes.
Researchers have identified a protein that appears to play a significant role in protecting patients with Mycobacterium tuberculosis from developing the active form of the disease. Mycobacterium tuberculosis is bacterium that causes tuberculosis.
Researchers have devised a new test for tuberculosis (TB) that is aimed at improving the speed and accuracy of diagnosis for one of the world's deadliest diseases.
Chemists have reportedly developed analogs of a new tuberculosis drug that could treat many other diseases defying resistance. The drug is under clinical trials and could be basis for a class of broad-spectrum drugs that act against various bacteria, fungal infections and parasites.
Researchers have developed a technology for engineering human cell-based devices that monitors and modifies human physiology. The living devices may selectively kill cancer cells without disrupting healthy cells.
With an ambitious plan health officials have shifted their focus on wiping out tuberculosis in children throughout the world.
The World Health Organization and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria stated that a $1.6 billion increase in the annual funding to fight tuberculosis is needed.
Results from a highly anticipated clinical trial of the most advanced tuberculosis vaccine in 90 years showed that it failed to protect babies against the infectious disease, researchers said on Monday.