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Fighting TB with Open-Source Tech

VideoFighting TB with Open-Source TechJuly 14, 2017EndTB (Expand New Drug markets for Tuberculosis) is a comprehensive international project that aims to find shorter, less toxic, oral-only, and more effective treatments for TB.Read more about how MSF is helping patients get access to new TB drugs.  
Source: MSF News - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: news

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CONCLUSIONS: There is a need to have healthcare changes related to TB care to enable initiation of treatment as early as possible. Pretreatment counselling especially for retreatment patients is of utmost importance. PMID: 28727473 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Rural and Remote Health - Category: Rural Health Tags: Rural Remote Health Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: There seems to be a resurgence in tuberculous otitis media in India. Microbiological, histopathological and polymerase chain reaction tests for tuberculosis are helpful for its diagnosis. PMID: 28724461 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Laryngology and Otology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: J Laryngol Otol Source Type: research
Conclusion Any drug resistance in previously treated cases among HIV infected patients remains high. Risk of death is increasing in MDR-TB HIV patients.
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Summary Statement HLA‐B*40:356 differs from B*40:02:01 by only one nucleotide transition, C>A 1040 in exon 6.
Source: Tissue Antigens - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: NEW ALLELE ALERTS Source Type: research
Publication date: 30 August 2017 Source:International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Volume 529, Issues 1–2 Author(s): Susana Rodrigues, Ana D. Alves, Joana S. Cavaco, Jorge F. Pontes, Filipa Guerreiro, Ana M. Rosa da Costa, Francesca Buttini, Ana Grenha Despite the existence of effective oral therapy, tuberculosis remains a deadly pathology, namely because of bacterial resistance and incompliance with treatments. Establishing alternative therapeutic approaches is urgently needed and inhalable therapy has a great potential in this regard. As pathogenic bacteria are hosted by alveolar macrophages, the co-localisation of a...
Source: International Journal of Pharmaceutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
[Global Fund] Geneva -Ahead of next week's International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Paris, France, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today announced new results that highlight accelerating progress in providing HIV prevention, treatment and care services.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by the author. Data Availability All national (MagIran, Science Information Database (SID) and Iranmedex) and international (PubMed, Scopus) databases were searched from November 2010 to November 2016 using keywords both in English and Persian: Afghan immigrants, Afghan refugees, Iran, infectious diseases, tuberculosis, HIV, Hepatitis B and C, non-communicable disease, food security, mental health, barriers, health insurance, access to health service. All related websites and webpages were also searched by Google with the same keywords ...
Source: PLOS Currents Disasters - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research
Report discusses drugs, diagnostics, vaccines, preventive technologies, research towards a cure, and immune-based and gene therapies in development for HIV, tuberculosis, and hepatitis C.
Source: PHPartners.org - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) -Researchers have shown that a single nucleotide change in a gene that affects production of hepcidin--a peptide involved in inflammation, immunity, and control of iron levels--is associated with greater susceptibility to extrapulmonary tuberculosis.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - Category: Biology Source Type: news
[Profile of transvestites and transgender women: tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS in the city of São Paulo]. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2016 Dec;40(6):410-417 Authors: Ferreira S, Francisco PMSB, Nogueira PA Abstract Objective: To characterize the profile of transvestites and transgender women participating in a survey regarding tuberculosis and HIV/Aids in the city of São Paulo. Method: This cross-sectional study employed the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) questionnaire adapted for data collection. Sociodemographic aspects as well as aspects related to history of imprisonment, proce...
Source: Pan American Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Rev Panam Salud Publica Source Type: research
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