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South Carolina's Mishandling of Tuberculosis Outbreak Results in Infections, Firings and Lawsuits
Health & Wellness  (tags: TB, Department of Health Environmental Contr, health, children, disease, illness, prevention, safety, risks, medicine, humans, treatment, society, warning, investigation )

Carrie
- 423 days ago - rawstory.com
South Carolina public health officials gravely mishandled a tuberculosis (TB) outbreak at a rural elementary school, said the director of the state's largest public health agency on Tuesday, and four people have been fired.
Gene Profiles May Predict TB Prognosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: genetics, TB, health, prognosis, mycobacterium tuberculosis )

Nancy
- 1489 days ago - sciencenews.org
Thanks to molecular profiling, scientists now have a better idea about how a mass killer selects its victims. And the new analysis suggests that the killer, TB, may use a different murder weapon than researchers previously believed.
Extra Pounds at Birth Reduce TB Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: TB, health, research, treatment, prevention, Extra pounds )

Sophie
- 1706 days ago - newspostonline.com
New research at the University of Michigan suggests that every 1.1 pounds of birth weight reduces the possibility of developing tuberculosis later in life by almost 46percent in identical twins.
New Technology Could Revolutionalise TB Diagnosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: TB, tuberculosis, South Africa, technology, diagnosis, reliable, automated, testing )

Naoko
- 1718 days ago - plusnews.org
A new technology being poineered in South Africa may make screening for tuberculosis faster, cheaper and more reliable - and it's all based on technology found on a typical trip through airport security.
First Case of Highly Drug-Resistant TB Found in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: drug-resistant, tb, million people, Infectious Diseases )

Lone
- 1723 days ago - washingtonpost.com
LANTANA, Fla. -- It started with a cough, an autumn hack that refused to go away
Misuse Of Common Antibiotic Is Creating Resistant TB
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, disease, risks, resistance, tb, medicine, health )

Lone
- 1859 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Use of a common antibiotic may be undercutting its utility as a first-line defense against drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). Fluoroquinolones are the most commonly prescribed class of antibiotics in the U.S. and are
New Drug-Resistant TB Strains Could Become Widespread, Says New Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, illness, disease, drugs, medicine, TB, resistance, prevention, protection, warning, research, risks )

Dee
- 1860 days ago - sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily- The emergence of new forms of tuberculosis could swell the proportion of drug-resistant cases globally, a new study has found. The finding raises concern that although TB incidence is falling in many regions, --
GLOBAL: TB and HIV Co-Infection Crisis a Bigger Threat
Health & Wellness  (tags: TB, HIV, co-infection, tuberculosis, africa, study, treatment, warning, risks, medicine, humans, death, government )

Madalena
- 1998 days ago - plusnews.org
(PlusNews) - One in four tuberculosis (TB) deaths in the world is HIV-related, twice as many as previously thought, according to a new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The Global TB Control report, released on 24 March, World TB Day, not
50 Senators To Fight AIDS, TB And Malaria
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, AIDS, TB, malaria, legislation, petition )


- 2286 days ago - one.org
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