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Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Tuberculosis
Last updated: Jun 27 2017 23:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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WHO for use of devices to test multiple diseases 27.6.2017 Hindu: S & T
A single device can diagnose Tuberculosis, HIV and Hepatitis
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For decades, India has under-invested in TB control, says Madhukar Pai 27.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
India has not delivered because of poor investment and weak implementation, says Pai
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Lupin’s DBG: Visionary with a goal to make quality affordable medicines 26.6.2017 HBL: Companies
DBG is how Desh Bandhu Gupta, the Founder-Chairman of drugmaker Lupin is popularly known in the pharmaceutical industry. An industry doyen who built the company that provided tuberculosis drugs among ...
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D B Gupta, who borrowed Rs 5,000 from wife to set up Lupin, is dead 26.6.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
Lupin founder-chairman Desh Bandhu Gupta, who transformed the company from a tuberculosis drugs specialist in the 1980s to a global leader in generic drugs, passed away in Mumbai on Monday. He was 79 and is survived by a wife and five children.Gupta founded Lupin in 1968, borrowing Rs 5,000 from his wife. It is now the sixth largest generic drugs maker in the world. Sales in 2016-17 were a little over Rs 17,000 crore.Much of its growth came in the past decade, when the company ventured into newer markets and diversified thes product base. It was the first Indian generic drug maker to enter Japan, by acquiring Japanese drug maker Kyowa in 2007, and the first to tap the branded generic segment in the US, in 2004. In FY17, the US market sale crossed $1 billion, close to half of Lupin's total.Though Lupin was not the first to make tuberculosis drugs in India, Gupta took a big leap over the others by also setting up facilities to manufacture Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (raw ...
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World anti-drugs day: Myanmar, Thailand torch $1- bn of seized drugs 26.6.2017 Latest News
Myanmar remains one of the world's great drug producing nations
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Collector promises end to power disruptions in KGH 24.6.2017 Hindu: News
Directs staff to take up alternative measures on a war footing
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H1N1 bigger killer than dengue and malaria in Maharashtra 24.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
H1N1 bigger killer than dengue and malaria in Maharashtra
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Threadworm infection can lead to active TB 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Samples had reduced levels of TB antibodies
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H1N1 bigger killer than dengue, malaria in Maha 23.6.2017 TOI: Home
The H1N1 influenza virus which entered the list of infectious diseases with a global pandemic in 2009, has overtaken dengue and malaria to become the biggest killer among seasonal ailments in Maharashtra.
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Aadhaar or not, TB patients to get free diagnosis, medicines 23.6.2017 TOI: India
All patients suffering from tuberculosis will get free diagnosis and medicines, irrespective of whether they produce an Aadhaar card, under the government-run Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP).
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Govandi resident rapes wife in brothers’ presence 23.6.2017 Hindu: Home
One brother restrains victim while the other films incident on his mobile
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Now, TB patients need Aadhaar to avail of benefits under govt scheme 22.6.2017 Latest News
Till a patient gets his Aadhaar number, he can avail the benefits with the help of enrolment ID slip
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Aadhaar must for TB patients to avail govt aid 22.6.2017 TOI: India
The Union health ministry has made Aadhaar a compulsory document for tuberculosis patients to be able to avail treatment under the government’s Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP).
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TB patients will need Aadhaar for cash benefits 21.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Patients would not be denied diagnosis or treatment for want of an Aadhaar number, Sunil Khaparde, a senior Health Ministry official told “The Hindu”.
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TB patients won't get cash benefits till they have Aadhaar card 21.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
TB patients who do not have Aadhaar card yet, have been asked to get themselves enrolled by August 31.
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Aadhaar must for TB scheme 21.6.2017 BusinessLine - Policy
For people suffering from tuberculosis, it is mandatory to submit Aadhaar numbers to avail benefits under a Central government scheme. The Union Health Ministry has said in a notification that tho...
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Aadhaar to be mandatory for benefits under govt's TB control scheme 21.6.2017 TOI: India
The Union Health Ministry will offer Aadhaar enrolment facilities for those suffering from tuberculosis to avail benefits under central government scheme. People without Aadhaar card can enroll by August 31.
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Turmeric to aid in tuberculosis treatment 18.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Lifestyle
Popular kitchen spice turmeric may turn out to be a new weapon against tuberculosis, with Indian scientists discovering a set of wonder properties of the spice. Curcumin, the basic ingredient of turmeric, has been found to enhance the efficacy of standard TB treatment and reduce the treatment time by almost 50%. Moreover, the chances of reinfection — a common phenomenon for scores of TB patients — are negligible when curcumin nanoparticles are used as an adjunct therapy along with the standard TB treatment. Even though called the short course, the standard DOTS (directly observed treatment short course) regimen involves 6-9 months of treatment for regular TB and 12-24 months or more for drug-resistant TB. The prolonged treatment time substantially increases the risk of the development of drug-resistant variants of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. "In our laboratory study on mice, there is 50% reduction in treatment time when curcumin nanoparticles were given. Also, since it reduces the ...
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President of India lays foundation stone of super specialty hospital of BRS Health & Research Institute at Udupi 18.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee laid the foundation stone of a Super Specialty Hospital of BRS Health & Research Institute at Udupi, Karnataka today
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In alien city with nephew’s body, Bangladeshi ready to go home 17.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
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