Tuberculosis

Should we be wary of new TB medicine?

Jan 20, 2017 | | Say something

Should we be wary of new TB medicine? ; Health experts have revealed that the new drug-resistant TB shows promise, however, it should be approached cautiously . The Group Research Community Advisory (CRAG) argue that research on bedaquiline – a new drug, fast track for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) – should proceed with caution in people […more]

What causes coughing according to META-Health and why you should take seriously!

May 30, 2016 | | Say something

What causes coughing according to META-Health and why you should take seriously! ; A cough can be very disturbing and sometimes you might even stop responding to common medicines sold without prescription. While conventional medicine has its own way to treat the symptoms of cough, META-Health tries to reach the depth of the problem and […more]

A new handheld device to diagnose the disease in 20 minutes flat!

Apr 22, 2016 | | Say something

technology company based in Britain has claimed to have developed a DNA analyzer hand-sized smart phone infectious diseases can be diagnosed as tuberculosis (TB) in planes 15-20 minutes. Running on a battery with solar power, the handheld low cost called “Q-Poc ‘can analyze biological samples submitted through a cartridge small size, The Guardian reported. Swabs […more]

Scientists find new biomarkers that offer hope for effective tuberculosis vaccine

Apr 12, 2016 | | Say something

A team of scientists led by the University of Oxford has made a discovery that may improve the chances of developing an effective vaccine tuberculosis (TB) . The researchers identified new biomarkers for tuberculosis have shown for the first time why the immunity of BCG vaccine widely used is so variable. Biomarkers also provide valuable […more]

Resistant tuberculosis fight multidrug-Doctor advice adopt better diagnosis algorithms

Mar 29, 2016 | | Say something

with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis emerging as a major obstacle in the fight against tuberculosis , doctors advocated the need for a collective movement to adopt appropriate diagnostic mechanisms that help in accurate diagnosis of strains resistant to drugs tuberculosis. leading specialists highlighted the growing threat of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis drugs in West Bengal, claiming that many gaps […more]

biomarkers in this blood test can help predict the risk of developing tuberculosis

Mar 26, 2016 | | Say something

An international team of researchers has identified biomarkers in the blood that can help doctors predict who is at high risk of developing active tuberculosis (TB). One third of the world’s population is believed to be infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), the bacterium that causes tuberculosis, but only a small fraction whenever symptomatic disease develops. […more]

You may suffer from tuberculosis lead to infertility in women?

Mar 23, 2016 | | Say something

You may suffer from tuberculosis lead to infertility in women? ; Tuberculosis , it can be prevented with early treatment and care. The infection primarily affects the lungs of one, leading to pulmonary tuberculosis and is infectious in nature. But the condition is not restricted only to keep the lungs and can travel to other […more]

10 facts about tuberculosis (TB) to know

Mar 23, 2016 | | Say something

10 facts about tuberculosis (TB) to know ; 24 March is World The tuberculosis (TB) Day tuberculosis is an extremely dangerous disease that infects two patients every three minutes in India. The situation worsens in a city like Mumbai, where there are a number of people living in a confined space, which when combined with […more]

World Tuberculosis Day: 11 Ways to prevent tuberculosis

Mar 22, 2016 | | Say something

World Tuberculosis Day: 11 Ways to prevent tuberculosis ;! With around half a million people succumbing to tuberculosis every year in Southeast Asia, especially India, there is a need awareness about this deadly lung disease. Despite an infectious disease, you can prevent this disease by implementing strict prevention strategies. This will not only reduce the […more]