Tuberculosis

What is Tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis (TB) is a dreaded bacterial infection. It has been known to mankind since ancient ages. It was commonly called “consumption” at the turn of the last century because of the way the disease seemed to “consume” the individual it affected.

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Artificial Intelligence brings a novel antibiotic compound

Artificial Intelligence brings a novel antibiotic compound

Purdue scientists receive $3.2 million NIH grant to target antimicrobial resistance

Purdue scientists receive $3.2 million NIH grant to target antimicrobial resistance

Antibiotic resistance poses a growing risk during pandemics

Antibiotic resistance poses a growing risk during pandemics

Newly discovered antibiotics kill bacteria differently

Newly discovered antibiotics kill bacteria differently

Coronavirus tests public health infrastructure in the heartland

Coronavirus tests public health infrastructure in the heartland

Researchers engineer probiotics to safely deliver immunotherapies to tumors

Researchers engineer probiotics to safely deliver immunotherapies to tumors

Recent progress in TB diagnostics and prevention approaches offers hope for future

Recent progress in TB diagnostics and prevention approaches offers hope for future

Advanced X-ray combination technique aids tuberculosis and osteoporosis research

Advanced X-ray combination technique aids tuberculosis and osteoporosis research

UH professor examines life cycle of drug-resistant persister cells in recurrent infections

UH professor examines life cycle of drug-resistant persister cells in recurrent infections

Advances in tuberculosis research yield immune responses

Advances in tuberculosis research yield immune responses

Study maps immune responses to tuberculosis across 3 species

Study maps immune responses to tuberculosis across 3 species

ERA4TB to transform the development of new therapies for tuberculosis

ERA4TB to transform the development of new therapies for tuberculosis

Global funding for neglected disease research reaches a record high

Global funding for neglected disease research reaches a record high

BCG vaccine formulations vary widely in their characteristics, study shows

BCG vaccine formulations vary widely in their characteristics, study shows

The challenge of new antibiotic discovery

The challenge of new antibiotic discovery

Deadly infection in cystic fibrosis could be curbed with combination medication

Deadly infection in cystic fibrosis could be curbed with combination medication

Indoor dust carrying bacteria that could be harbouring antibiotic resistance

Indoor dust carrying bacteria that could be harbouring antibiotic resistance

New drug combination destroys bacterial infection that can be fatal to cystic fibrosis patients

New drug combination destroys bacterial infection that can be fatal to cystic fibrosis patients

A New Discovery about MAIT Cells Sheds Light on Early-Phase HIV Infection

A New Discovery about MAIT Cells Sheds Light on Early-Phase HIV Infection

Study delineates the dynamic MAIT cell response during acute HIV infection

Study delineates the dynamic MAIT cell response during acute HIV infection