Active case of tuberculosis discovered at San Mateo County women's jailREDWOOD CITY -- Authorities locked down a section of the San Mateo County Women's Jail this week after two inmates were diagnosed with active cases of tuberculosis, a San Mateo County sheriff's spokeswoman said Friday. Corrections officials ...
Deborah Derrick on How to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and MalariaIn a recent in-depth interview with Deborah Derrick, President, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, we discussed her motivations for pursuing a career in international affairs and social change, her experience as a ...
Sanofi and TB Alliance Announce Collaboration to Accelerate New Treatments ...Under the agreement, Sanofi and TB Alliance will collaborate to further optimize and develop several novel compounds in Sanofi's library that have demonstrated activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium that causes TB. This includes ...
Eight Infants Exposed To Tuberculosis At California HospitalSAN FRANCISCO -- Eight infants were exposed to tuberculosis at the neonatal intensive care unit of a Sacramento hospital, but health officials said Tuesday it's unlikely the babies will contract the disease.
Tuberculosis case at Hormel plant prompts broader testingMower County health officials have been conducting tuberculosis tests at the Hormel Foods plant in Austin, Minn., after a worker was diagnosed with an active case of the infectious disease last week.
Tuberculosis case prompts testing at Ohio schoolELYRIA, Ohio (AP) - Students and teachers at a northern Ohio high school are being tested for tuberculosis as a precaution after someone affiliated with the school was diagnosed with the contagious bacterial infection.
Ohio U to raze 'haunted' buildingThe Columbus Dispatch reported Saturday that Ohio University plans to raze the 88-year-old Ridges Building 26, or old Beacon School, before Halloween.
Tuberculosis case reported at Elyria High SchoolELYRIA - An unidentified person at Elyria High School has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of tuberculosis, prompting testing for other students and teachers in the building.
Tuberculosis Becoming More Drug-Resistant WorldwideSingle Page. Font Sizes. Tuberculosis is growing more resistant to treatment worldwide, according to a study released Wednesday in the journal The Lancet -- a finding that suggests the potentially fatal disease is becoming more difficult and costly to ...
Translating TB researchSARANAC LAKE - Tuberculosis researchers at Trudeau Institute are partnering with an infectious disease hospital and research center in China in an attempt to see how their laboratory studies could help people afflicted with TB, not just mice.
Sanofi Joins With TB Alliance To Find New Treatments Against TuberculosisPK) on Thursday announced a new research collaboration agreement with the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development or TB Alliance to accelerate the discovery and development of novel compounds against tuberculosis. The company said the goal is to ...
Tuberculosis case suspected at Texas high schoolA group of students at Bellaire High School will be screened for tuberculosis after the City of Houston determined that one person at the school is undergoing testing and treatment for a suspected case of the bacterial infection, MyFoxHouston reported.
Romania's incurable curable diseaseDuring one of my visits, he told me that his family was unable to survive without his income, yet he was ill with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and therefore unable to work to support them. When Iulian first contracted TB, he took his medication ...
New tuberculosis drug being developedMedical researchers are upbeat over a new tuberculosis drug being developed in New Zealand. Scientists at the Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre (ACSRC) and Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery are working on a compound called ...
Oxyphenbutazone: Pain Drug Promising In Treating Drug-Resistant ...Drug-resistant tuberculosis is running rampant in nations across the world -- a result, at least in part, of antibiotic misuse -- but a new discovery could lead to a potential treatment option for the deadly disease.
"Sunshine" vitamin D found to speed tuberculosis recoveryTuberculosis killed 1.4 million people in 2010. * Research finds high-dose vitamin D speeds recovery. * Also explains why old-style treatment was of use.
Pyridomycin: Natural Antibiotic Clobbers Tuberculosis BacteriumPyridomycin, a natural antibiotic produced by the bacterium Dactylosporangium fulvum, has been shown to be active against many of the drug-resistant types of the tuberculosis bacterium that no longer respond to treatment with the front-line drug isoniazid.
Follow-up TB testing at Elyria High to comeELYRIA - Tuberculosis clinic staff were back at Elyria High School yesterday to read the results of testing earlier in the week.
Natural Antibiotic in Soil Kills TuberculosisImage: EMBO A natural product secreted by a soil bacterium shows promise as a new drug to treat tuberculosis report scientists in a new study published in EMBO Molecular Medicine.
India's fight against tuberculosisSince 2000, India has thwarted the spread of tuberculosis with a program known as Directly Observed Treatment Short Course, but drug-resistant strains are threatening to reverse the downtrend.