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Mar 27, 2019
IIT Delhi scientists develop AI-based system to detect malaria, TB, cervical cancerThe microscopy tool is particularly suited to diagnose conditions in low-resource, disease burdened areas.
Mar 24, 2019
World Tuberculosis Day 2019: TB infection can cause infertility in men and womenPelvic TB largely affects women in their childbearing year and is diagnosed during tests for infertility.
Mar 23, 2019
TB-free India a distant reality for rural UP population struggling with recurrent TB and expensive private healthcareUnder the Revised National TB Control Program (RNTCP), a patient is given an identification card that tracks their site of infection, severity and treatment course, ‘notifying’, or adding them onto a national database. In 2018, over 4.2 lakh patients were notified in Uttar Pradesh, the highest in the country. Between 1 January and 15 March of this year alone, over 68,000 people have been notified in the state.
Mar 22, 2019
Tuberculosis has 'profound financial implications' for India: Health Minister JP NaddaOvercrowding, rapid urbanization, diabetes, & malnutrition were among the top things to watch for.
Mar 21, 2019
Providing subsidised tuberculosis tests can help India save 80 lakh lives in 30 years, finds Lancet studyThe Lancet study noted that in 2018 alone, there were 2.15 million new tuberculosis cases in India, an increase of 3 lakh cases in a single year.
Jan 17, 2019
World has become 'dramatically healthier' in the last 20 years says Melinda GatesThe two decades is a story of incredible improvement in the human condition, Melinda Gates said.
Sep 27, 2018
Tackling tuberculosis a high priority for governments worldwide at UN summitLike HIV, tuberculosis remains highly stigmatized, preventing some sufferers from seeking treatment.
Sep 19, 2018
Tuberculosis continues to be the world's deadliest infection, WHO report saysTen countries account for 80 percent of this gap with India, Indonesia and Nigeria topping the list.
Aug 26, 2018
Battle against drug-resistant TB: Like South Africa, India needs to allow access to 'game-changing' bedaquiline, says researcherThe use of bedaquiline is crucial because TB is the ninth leading cause of death worldwide, killing an estimated 1.6 million people in 2016 – of which 27 percent were Indians, who dominate the ranks of TB patients.
Jul 26, 2018
Scientists help pave the way to identify a vaccine against TBOver the years, scientists across the world have conducted studies on different aspects of MPT63.