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Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Tuberculosis
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Japan's Otsuka aims to apply for TB drug approval in India 26.4.2017 Latest News
India accounts for about a quarter of the world's TB cases
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Japan's Otsuka aims to apply for TB drug approval in India in 90 days 25.4.2017 DNA: Health
Japanese drugmaker Otsuka Pharmaceutical aims to apply for approval of its tuberculosis (TB) drug delamanid in India within three months, a senior company official said, as calls grow for expanded access to the life-saving medicine.
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Artificial Intelligence may help in diagnosing Tuberoculosis 25.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
Artificial Intelligence may help in diagnosing Tuberoculosis
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Artificial Intelligence may help in diagnosing Tuberoculosis 25.4.2017 DNA: Health
According to a recent study, researchers are training artificial intelligence models to identify Tuberculosis (TB) on chest X-rays, which may help screening and evaluation efforts in TB-prevalent areas with limited access to radiologists.
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India to expand access to MDR-TB drug by November 25.4.2017 DNA: Health
Bedaquiline is currently available only at six centres across India, including Mumbai and Delhi, under a strictly-monitored Conditional Access Programme (CAP).
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Minor gets ₹2 lakh under Manodhairya scheme 25.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
Mumbai: In what may certainly be one of the rarest of the rare cases of compensation under the Manodhairya scheme, a minor Dalit girl who was forced into sex trade was rehabilitated and compensated un...
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India to expand access to J&J's TB drug this year 24.4.2017 ET: Pharma
India will make bedaquiline, one of just two new TB drugs marketed over the last 50 years, available at 140 government-run TB treatment centres by Nov, said Sunil Kharpade, head of India's Central TB Division.
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Govt to expand access to Johnson & Johnson's TB drug this year 24.4.2017 News
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's top tuberculosis fighter said the government will expand access to Johnson & Johnson's breakthrough TB drug this year, but health experts warn much more needs to be done to eliminate the superbug by 2025.
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India to expand access to J&J's TB drug this year 24.4.2017 Sify Finance
By Zeba Siddiqui
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Dhubri achieves full immunisation coverage 23.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
Dhubri achieves full immunisation coverage
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IISc team unravels how vitamin C helps kill bacteria 22.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Vitamin C inhibits the synthesis of a molecule essential for bacteria survival
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New hepatitis figures show infection spike 22.4.2017 Hindu: Home
A lack of awareness among those infected is driving the virus’s spread.
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Hepatitis killed 1.34 million people in 2015, numbers likely to increase: WHO report 22.4.2017 DNA: Top News
An estimated 325 million people are living with hepatitis B or C and few are aware of their condition, with death tolls from the viruses rising, the UN said today. The World Health Organization's latest hepatitis report identifies the condition as a grave public health threat that needs an "urgent response." Hepatitis killed 1.34 million people in 2015, a toll roughly in-line with HIV and tuberculosis. But in contrast to HIV and TB, hepatitis deaths are increasing, WHO said, recording a 22 per cent mortality rise from 2000 to 2014. Hepatitis is often symptom free, but types B and C can trigger liver cirrhosis and cancer if untreated. Lack of awareness among those infected is driving the virus's spread. For hepatitis B -- which is spread through bodily fluids like blood and semen -- only nine percent of those infected know their status. And for hepatitis C, primarily spread through blood, just 20 per cent of those infected are aware of their condition. Lack of access to testing and treatment leaves ...
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How text messages save lives in Assam; a state with highest maternal deaths 22.4.2017 Top Stories
Assam's MMR of 300 is double India's average
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Cheating the clock 21.4.2017 HBL: Home
Eat when you can, sleep when you can — that’s the motto junior medical residents live by
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Bizman is city’s first patient to get Rs 90 lakh heart implant 20.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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HIV positive cases down by 0.11 per cent in Haryana 20.4.2017 DNA: Health
The rate of HIV positive cases has undergone a marginal dip by over 0.10 per cent in Haryana amid a significant increase in the testing of its AIDS-prone residents from 6.55 lakhs last year to 7.88 lakhs this year.
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Deafening power looms muffle desperation in India’s textile hub 20.4.2017 Hindu: Other States
Udhiya Behera sat in a windowless room in the Indian textile hub of Surat, staring blankly at a small television as the ground shook with the noise of power looms on the floor below.For Behera, though...
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India to see largest rollout of TB drugs this year 19.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
India to see largest rollout of TB drugs this year
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India set for a record with rollout of world's first child-friendly TB drug 19.4.2017 TOI: India
The child-friendly tablets, which are a combination of two or more medicines in a fixed dose combination (FDC), had been recently introduced through the government's TB control programme in 6states, and will now be launched privately and through government centres in the remaining states this year.
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