TB

New study uncovers vast variation and significant deficits in tuberculosis care in urban India

Published: 25Sep2018

On September 26, Heads of State will gather in New York at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s first-ever high-level meeting on tuberculosis (TB) to accelerate efforts to end TB and reach...

Complete make-over in fight of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

Published: 7Sep2018

Several new medicines have been found to be more effective than traditional ones used to treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), according to a new international collaborative study led by...

Latent TB Treatment: Shorter is Better

Published: 2Aug2018

Treatment of latent tuberculosis is set to transform after a pair of studies from the Research-Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) revealed that a shorter treatment was safer...

QUARTZ | The global quest to eliminate Tuberculosis by 2030 hinges on India’s success

Published: 21Mar2018

World TB Day 2018 is turning out to be special—never in the history of tuberculosis (TB) control has there been greater political attention and commitment to tackling the infectious disease that...

TB cattle vaccine takes 'small step forward'

Published: 8Jan2013

Scientists have announced a small but important step in the development of an effective cattle vaccine to prevent bovine tuberculosis. They have identified a "biomarker" using sophisticated...