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Private tuberculosis testing is cheaper in India

A report in Lancet Global Health has criticised the high cost and poor availability of the latest tuberculosis (TB) test in countries with a high burden of the disease, but praised an initiative in India for making WHO approved diagnostics available at concessional prices.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Can smoking cessation interventions among adults with pulmonary tuberculosis improve their tuberculosis treatment outcomes? | Cochrane

Do treatments to help people with tuberculosis (TB) of the lungs to stop smoking also improve how they respond to treatment for their TB?  
cochrane.org
over 4 years ago
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Tuberculosis Contact Investigations -- US, 2003-2012

Enhancing contact investigation activities is essential to achieve the goal of TB elimination. Are contact investigations in the United States achieving their full potential?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Tuberculosis—diagnosis, management, prevention, and control: summary of updated NICE guidance

Undertake tuberculosis (TB) testing in close contacts of people with pulmonary or laryngeal TB, people who are immunocompromised and at high risk of TB, and new entrants from high incidence countries who present to healthcare services  
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over 4 years ago
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Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Three Zoo Elephants and a Human Contact — Oregon, 2013

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Often called 'the Voice of CDC,' the MMWR series is the agency's primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations. MMWR readership predominately consists of physicians, nurses, public health practitioners, epidemiologists and other scientists, researchers, educators, and laboratorians.  
cdc.gov
over 4 years ago
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Tuberculosis Contact Investigations — United States, 2003–2012

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Often called 'the Voice of CDC,' the MMWR series is the agency's primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations. MMWR readership predominately consists of physicians, nurses, public health practitioners, epidemiologists and other scientists, researchers, educators, and laboratorians.  
cdc.gov
over 4 years ago
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Travel-Related Illness in a Pediatric Emergency Room

It is not always an exotic diagnosis such as dengue or tuberculosis, which may lead to hospitalization of a child returning from international travel.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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'More money needed' to beat TB, health agencies warn - BBC News

More investment is needed to beat tuberculosis (TB), which has become one of the most deadly infectious diseases in the world, a coalition of health agencies warn.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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India meets target to reduce tuberculosis burden

India has met the 2015 target to reduce the incidence, prevalence, and mortality rate of tuberculosis (TB), but the country still accounts for 23% of the world’s TB cases, a report from the World Health Organization has found.  
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over 4 years ago
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India meets target to reduce tuberculosis burden

India has met the 2015 target to reduce the incidence, prevalence, and mortality rate of tuberculosis (TB), but the country still accounts for 23% of the world’s TB cases, a report from the World Health Organization has found.  
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over 4 years ago
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Global health experts warn of a “looming co-epidemic” of tuberculosis and diabetes

More needs to be done to tackle the growth in the number of patients who have both tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes, global health experts have said.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Global health experts warn of a “looming co-epidemic” of tuberculosis and diabetes

More needs to be done to tackle the growth in the number of patients who have both tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes, global health experts have said.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Call for action against 'twin scourge' of diabetes and TB - BBC News

More needs to be done to tackle a dual threat of patients having both tuberculosis and diabetes, global health experts say.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 5 years ago
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Tuberculosis killed 1.5 million people in 2014

Around 9.6 million people around the world contracted tuberculosis (TB) in 2014, the World Health Organization’s annual update on the disease has estimated.1  
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almost 5 years ago
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Tuberculosis mortality nearly halved since 1990

The fight against tuberculosis is paying off, with this year’s death rate nearly half of what it was in 1990. Nevertheless, 1.5 million people died from TB in 2014. Most of these deaths could have been prevented, according to WHO’s “Global Tuberculosis Report 2015”, which was released today in Washington.  
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almost 5 years ago
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TB 'joins HIV as most deadly infection' - BBC News

Tuberculosis now ranks alongside HIV as the world's biggest killing infectious disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 5 years ago
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Parts of London have higher TB rates than Iraq or Rwanda - BBC News

Parts of London have higher rates of tuberculosis than Rwanda, Iraq or Guatemala, a report from the London Assembly says.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 5 years ago