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India sees 99,000 drug-resistant TB cases each year

Mar 23, 2012

India sees 99,000 drug-resistant TB cases each year

Health activists say that inadequate tuberculosis treatments and lack of regulation of drugs that treat it are responsible for the spiraling number of cases of drug resistance to the lethal lung disease. #NewsTracker #Tuberculosis #Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis #India diseases

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India sees 99,000 drug-resistant TB cases each year

Jun 25, 2014

Indian beggar has rare 'elephant man' condition which causes his legs to swell up but can make thousands of rupees during holy month

Sahajul Sheikh, 46, (pictured) suffers from Elephantiasis - a rare disease that has caused his right leg to swell to abnormally large proportions. He can earn up to £300 a month begging on the streets of Kashmir, India...
India sees 99,000 drug-resistant TB cases each year

Jul 07, 2014

Western lifestyles fuel growing obesity epidemic in Nigeria

Obesity is spreading in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new study that blames westernised lifestyles and warns of health problems to come The whole world is getting fatter. It's very clear in Latin America, where Mexico now has higher rat... #Egypt #Latin America #China #India #Pakistan #Africa #University of Washington #Nigeria
India sees 99,000 drug-resistant TB cases each year

Jun 25, 2014

Superbug NDM-1’s antibiotic foe may lie in a handful of soil

A handful of soil from a Nova Scotia park has yielded a potential new weapon against one of the nastiest superbugs around, a team of scientists led by McMaster University has found. And the discovery comes not from cutting-edge technology but from a ... #Toronto #India #New Delhi #British Columbia #Centers for Disease Control and Prevention