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Vitamin C can kill drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis, shows new study

May 23, 2013

Vitamin C can kill drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis, shows new study

In an "unexpected" discovery, vitamin C has been found to kill drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis, which could mean existing drugs can be redesigned to combat the disease. #Tuberculosis #Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis #HealthBuzz #Medicines #Vitamin C #Health News
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
India needs to get on top of virulent TB strain: US experts

Jan 18, 2012

India needs to get on top of virulent TB strain: US experts

The government is not willing to accept that India could be hit with the first cases of "totally drug-resistant tuberculosis." But, the fact remains that a dozen Indian patients are battling a virtually untreatable form of the killer lung disease. #WhyNow #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Tuberculosis #Multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis