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Lungs and Respiration :
Tuberculosis / Pulmonary Tuberculosis / Lung Tuberculosis / TB

Tuberculosis (TB) is a common infectious and often deadly disease caused by the bacteria mycobacterium tuberculosis. When it attacks the lungs, it is called pulmonary or lung tuberculosis.

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Mystery of TB Causing Microbe Unraveled
The mechanisms by which the aerobic soil microbe Mycobacterium smegmatis is able to persist for extreme lengths of time in the absence, or near-absenc.....
Cocktail of Drugs Shortens Time Taken to Treat TB Patients
A new research has found that a cocktail of three drugs can shorten the time it takes to treat patients infected by TB strains that are hard to treat .....
New Strategy for Diagnostic Test in India may Impact TB
Xpert MTB/RIF, which is a recently implemented tuberculosis (TB) test, may control the TB epidemic in India, research claims. The study by David Dowdy.....
Battling India's TB Epidemic With Rollout Strategy: Researchers
Quick evaluation of tuberculosis patients in India by the right doctors can be just as effective at curbing TB as a new, highly accurate screening tes.....
Tobacco Use a Big ‘No’ for People With TB and Diabetes, Say Health Experts
Health experts say tobacco use is hazardous for people living with diabetes and those suffering from or at risk of tuberculosis (TB).

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