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This Blood Test May Predict Onset Of Tuberculosis 20.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Researchers at University College London sought to identify which, if any, gene expression signatures in blood could be used to predict tuberculosis at a very early stage and before symptoms.
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Two-day workshop on 'smoke free Hyderabad' begins 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Hyderabad A two-day workshop was organised by the department of city police Hyderabad for capacity building of Police officials (Law enforcers) under mission 'smoke free Hyderabad'. This was supported by Department of Health and Family welfare, Govt of Telangana and International Union against Tuberculosis and lung disease, New Delhi. Hyderabad City Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar, who inaugurated the workshop said that Hyderabad is organizing 50th World Lung Conference on Lung Health from October 30 to November 2 and for the first time India is hosting the conference. In 2017, 410,000 people died from TB in India. Telangana reported 45,160 new cases of TB, with 30 percent of the total accounted for in the Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy districts. The theme of conference resonates strongly with TB, but it also raises the serious concern with tobacco use as a research says that 40 per cent tobacco users are vulnerable towards TB infection. About 6000 delegates from 130 countries were expected ...
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AIDS conquered 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The dreaded disease AIDS considered as uncurable as the Medical Science has no cure of it, now conquered. Two patients one of Germany and another is from London who been completely cured of AIDS. All countries including India are spending huge amount to minimize it by awareness campaign. Now only cancer remains to be conquered. Some decades ago the tuberculosis (TB) was incurable disease. But now it is totally curable. In India its eradication drive is going to wipe it out from India like small pox, plague. But it is curable if the patients take the medicines regularly for six months. But people are not serious and on feeling some relief they are not regular in taking medicines or stop it. That result in tuberculosis becoming more serious form and it require more prolonged treatment with heavy dose and more time to eradicate it.
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World Tuberculosis Day 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
TB rate goes down in past decade; universal health coverage key to faster progress Manila, A new estimate by World Health Organization (WHO) for Western Pacific Region show a 14 per cent reduction in the incidence of tuberculosis (TB).However with 1.8 million people infected annually in the region, much more needs to be done. On the World Tuberculosis Day on Saturday, WHO has appealed governments of all nations to provide citizens access to TB testing and treatment as part of universal health coverage. “The TB rate is coming down in the Region, but it’s not happening fast enough. We need to do much more to achieve our goal of ending the epidemic once and for all,” says Dr Shin Young-soo, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific. The region has seen progress, with TB treatment coverage increasing to 76 per cent in 2016 from 69 per cent in 2007. The TB mortality rate in the Region (5 per 100 000 population in 2016) remains much lower than the global average (17 per 100 000). More than 90 per cent ...
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India's focus on preventive ways of healthcare recognised around world: PM 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, India's focus on curative, promotive and preventive ways of healthcare including Ayurveda and Yoga have been recognised around the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday and announced that the country would work towards ending Tuberculosis by 2025, five years ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals health targets. Speaking at the Delhi End TB Summit here, the Prime Minister said India has set the goal of eradicating Tuberculosis by 2025 - five years earlier than the World Health Organisation (WHO) aim. He said with the principle of 'treat every TB patient best at the very first opportunity', the government was engaging private sector in its schemes and policies.'We have had a long journey in eradicating TB and have not been totally successful n wiping out the disease so a change in approach was required,' he said. TB free India Campaign will take the activities of National Strategic Plan for TB elimination forward in mission mode, the Prime Minister said.India will play a ...
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He Survived One Of The Deadliest Disease Known To Medicine. His Story 28.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
When they wheeled Preston Gorman into a light spring breeze outside the National Institutes of Health nearly five years ago, he was, medically speaking, among the most fortunate people on the planet.
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Green Tea May Be Beneficial In Dealing With Tuberculosis (TB); Says Study 19.12.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
A natural antioxidant that is found in large quantities in green tea, could fight the tuberculosis bacteria. The compound called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) may interfere with the growth of a...
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World AIDS Day: History, importance and facts about AIDS in 2019 1.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV and to show support for people living with HIV.
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Health Ministry signs MoC with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 18.11.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Co-Chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates called on Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan here on Monday where they presided over the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between the Health Ministry and the Gates Foundation. The MoC was signed by Joint Secretary (International Health) Lav […]
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Even after 30 years of government immunisation projects, less than 70% Indian infants are vaccinated 11.11.2019 Scroll.in
A lack of awareness among both citizens and health workers, immediate side-effects such as fever and misinformation plague the country; especially UP and Bihar.
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In India, over 56% of multidrug-resistant TB cases remain undetected and over 64% untreated 6.11.2019 Scroll.in
Less than 5% of eligible drug-resistant TB patients in India receive the appropriate WHO-recommended medication.
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They Photographed Family Taking Man To Hospital On Cart. No One Helped 2.11.2019 NDTV News - South
A 65-year-old tribal man died in a village in Puducherry on Wednesday after he collapsed at his sister-in-law's home and his family tried to take him to a hospital on a cart. Instead of calling an...
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Transasia – Erba Group to enter the Rs 300 crore molecular diagnostics space in India 1.11.2019 Projects Monitor

Previews MX 16, a fully automated molecular testing system; at the 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health and TB being held at Hyderabad; for affordable and early TB diagnosis October 31, 2019, Hyderabad: Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd., India’s leading IVD Company today announced that it will soon be foraying into the Rs 300 crore Indian […]

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New tuberculosis treatment for developing countries to cost $1,040 28.10.2019 Reuters: World News
A newly approved three-drug treatment for tuberculosis will be available in 150 countries including India and South Africa, priced at $1,040 for a complete regimen, more than twice the cost proposed in the past by advocacy groups for other treatments.
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WHO’s first chief scientist talks about her journey, interest in TB and her father MS Swaminathan 26.10.2019 Scroll.in
Soumya Swaminathan and her colleagues were among the first to scale up the use of molecular diagnostics for TB surveillance.
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TB survivors, champions complete mentorship prog 24.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
TB survivors, champions complete mentorship prog
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Ex-Truck Driver Becomes A Billionaire With Some Help From Amazon 14.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Masaru Wasami started working part time at a vegetable store at age 12, determined to help his ailing mother in her battle with tuberculosis. Just three years later, he walked away from school and a...
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BJP's Manifesto Out, Focus On Farmers, Women 13.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Aiming to retain power, the BJP on Sunday released its election manifesto for Haryana polls, promising a slew of measures, including easy loans, for farmers and SC members, free education to girls...
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Sikkim bags award for TB control prog 28.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Sikkim bags award for TB control prog
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After UP Governor, Yogi Adityanath And UP MLAs To Adopt A TB patient each 25.9.2019 NDTV News - India-news
UP Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh has urged all UP ministers and legislators to adopt a TB patient each and help in achieving the target announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of a TB free India...
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