Guy Thwaites, Director of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit/Wellcome Program in Vietnam, speaks on neurotuberculosis and the challenges it faces in terms of treatment, HIV co-infection and the political will necessary for change.
A peek behind the paper – better than a pound of cure; steps to prevent multidrug resistant tuberculosis in adults and children
Take a look behind the science of a recent Future Microbiology article, entitled ‘Better than a pound of cure: preventing the development of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis’ as we ask the authors about the challenges currently facing multidrug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis and what the future might hold.
World Tuberculosis Day 2018 (March 24th) is an annual event aiming to raise public awareness…
N-TB – first-of-kind app launched for nutritional assessment and counselling of tuberculosis patients
World TB Day has seen the launch of the N-TB app, a first-of-kind tool to help healthcare providers in the nutritional assessment and counselling of adult patients with tuberculosis.
TB and HIV are two intertwined infective challenges for global health and therefore they need to be addressed with an integrated approach.
We look at some of the highlights of our Twitter chat (#TalkTB), where we questioned Madhukar Pai, Nandita Venkatesan and Jacob Creswell about all things tuberculosis – from diagnosis to social stigma.
In this infographic we take a look at the diagnostics currently in the pipeline for tuberculosis, highlighting the stage of development and intended use.
Join us for our Twitter chat with experts in the field on the 21st March at 11:00 EST / 15:00 GMT, discussing tuberculosis, its elimination and the challenges that face it #TalkTB.
A Phase II trial has suggested potential for new Bacille Calmette–Guerin revaccination strategies in addition to hope for subunit vaccines against tuberculosis.
In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers validated a novel screening approach to identify host-directed compounds that reduce the replication of intracellular pathogens, Julie Kaiser explains.