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'Drug Resistant' - 32 News Result(s)

  • Your Toothpaste Could Contribute To Antibiotic Resistance: 6 Ways To Lower Your Risk Of Antibiotic Resistance

    Your Toothpaste Could Contribute To Antibiotic Resistance: 6 Ways To Lower Your Risk Of Antibiotic Resistance

    A new study has found that toothpaste and handwash may contain a compound, triclosan, that contributes to antibiotic resistance. Research shows that triclosan could accelerate the rate of antibiotic drug resistance in the body.

  • IIT Roorkee Develops Technique To Reverse Antibiotic Resistance

    IIT Roorkee Develops Technique To Reverse Antibiotic Resistance

    A path-breaking technique that will potentially help reverse drug resistance as well as enable the existing antibiotics to act effectively has been developed by researchers from the IIT Roorkee.

  • World Running Out Of Antibiotics, Warns World Health Organisation

    World Running Out Of Antibiotics, Warns World Health Organisation

    Antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report said.

  • Now, Fruit-flavoured Tuberculosis Tablets For Children

    Now, Fruit-flavoured Tuberculosis Tablets For Children

    New Delhi: The government has introduced Tuberculosis tablets in orange and strawberry flavours for children who don’t take adequate dosage fearing it to be bitter. The initiative, that aims to improve the treatment of tuberculosis and child survival rate has been rolled out in five states and will be expanded to 17 more states by the next month....

  • Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Cases May Spike In India By 2040

    Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Cases May Spike In India By 2040

    A new study has found that India could witness an alarming spike in cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the next two decades.

  • XDR and MRD: The Rise of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

    XDR and MRD: The Rise of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

    The rise of multi-drug resistant (MDR) and extensively drug resistant tuberculosis is threatening to outdo years of progress in controlling the disease.

  • Drug Resistant TB: 5 Facts You Didn't Know

    Drug Resistant TB: 5 Facts You Didn't Know

    TB is treatable, however, the bacteria that cause TB can develop resistance to the antimicrobial drugs used to cure the disease. This is known as Drug-Resistant TB or Multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB).

  • Drug Resistant TB - What Should You Know

    Drug Resistant TB - What Should You Know

    Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide and India has the maximum number of cases of this deadly but curable and treatable disease. The World Health Organizations Global Tuberculosis Report in 2016 estimates that there are 79,000 cases of MDR-TB or Multi-Drug Resistance Tuberculosis. This is becoming a serious problem and a big ...

  • Despite Winning In Court, Patna Teen Will Have To Wait Longer To Get New TB Drug

    Despite Winning In Court, Patna Teen Will Have To Wait Longer To Get New TB Drug

    New Delhi: A Patna teenager, who is suffering from extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis, has won her right to a necessary drug in court. But it would be at least another 16 days before she has it in her hand. The delay will be due to the lengthy administrative process, which her father Kaushal Kishore Tripathi is dealing with. The teenager who ha...

  • Patna Teen Girl's Fight For Right To TB Drug Becomes A World Story

    Patna Teen Girl's Fight For Right To TB Drug Becomes A World Story

    A teen’s court battle to gain urgent access to a new, government-controlled tuberculosis drug has become a rallying point for public health workers in India’s fight against a growing problem of drug-resistant diseases and attendant widespread health risks. The new drug, called bedaquiline, came to India last year, and it is now the only hope fo...

  • Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy May Help Fight TB

    Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy May Help Fight TB

    A centuries-old herbal Chinese medicine, used to effectively treat malaria, may help fight tuberculosis and slow the evolution of drug resistance, scientists have found.

  • Combo Therapy Against: Ovarian And Breast Cancer, Can Overcome Drug Resistance

    Combo Therapy Against: Ovarian And Breast Cancer, Can Overcome Drug Resistance

    Bolstering the know how behind targeted cancer treatment, Indian scientists have offered a new rationale for combination drug therapy for ovarian and breast cancer, which they say can counter drug resistance and reduce side-effects.

  • Drug-Resistant Infections Can Push Millions Into Poverty, Says World Bank

    Drug-Resistant Infections Can Push Millions Into Poverty, Says World Bank

    Rome:  If drug-resistant infections in people and animals are allowed to spread unchecked, some 28 million people will fall into poverty by 2050 and a century of progress in health will be reversed, the World Bank said. By 2050, annual global Gross Domestic Product or GDP would fall by at least 1.1 per cent, although the loss could be as much a...

  • 'Superbug' Scourge Spreads As US Fails To Track Rising Number of Deaths

    'Superbug' Scourge Spreads As US Fails To Track Rising Number of Deaths

    Josiah Cooper-Pope, born 15 weeks premature, did fine in the neonatal intensive care unit for the first 10 days of his life.

  • New Drugs May Treat Lethal Resistant Prostate Cancers: Study

    New Drugs May Treat Lethal Resistant Prostate Cancers: Study

    Men with aggressive prostate cancer that has stopped responding to conventional treatment may potentially benefit from a new class of cancer drugs designed to overcome drug resistance, a new study suggests.

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'Drug Resistant' - 32 News Result(s)

  • Your Toothpaste Could Contribute To Antibiotic Resistance: 6 Ways To Lower Your Risk Of Antibiotic Resistance

    Your Toothpaste Could Contribute To Antibiotic Resistance: 6 Ways To Lower Your Risk Of Antibiotic Resistance

    A new study has found that toothpaste and handwash may contain a compound, triclosan, that contributes to antibiotic resistance. Research shows that triclosan could accelerate the rate of antibiotic drug resistance in the body.

  • IIT Roorkee Develops Technique To Reverse Antibiotic Resistance

    IIT Roorkee Develops Technique To Reverse Antibiotic Resistance

    A path-breaking technique that will potentially help reverse drug resistance as well as enable the existing antibiotics to act effectively has been developed by researchers from the IIT Roorkee.

  • World Running Out Of Antibiotics, Warns World Health Organisation

    World Running Out Of Antibiotics, Warns World Health Organisation

    Antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report said.

  • Now, Fruit-flavoured Tuberculosis Tablets For Children

    Now, Fruit-flavoured Tuberculosis Tablets For Children

    New Delhi: The government has introduced Tuberculosis tablets in orange and strawberry flavours for children who don’t take adequate dosage fearing it to be bitter. The initiative, that aims to improve the treatment of tuberculosis and child survival rate has been rolled out in five states and will be expanded to 17 more states by the next month....

  • Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Cases May Spike In India By 2040

    Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Cases May Spike In India By 2040

    A new study has found that India could witness an alarming spike in cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the next two decades.

  • XDR and MRD: The Rise of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

    XDR and MRD: The Rise of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

    The rise of multi-drug resistant (MDR) and extensively drug resistant tuberculosis is threatening to outdo years of progress in controlling the disease.

  • Drug Resistant TB: 5 Facts You Didn't Know

    Drug Resistant TB: 5 Facts You Didn't Know

    TB is treatable, however, the bacteria that cause TB can develop resistance to the antimicrobial drugs used to cure the disease. This is known as Drug-Resistant TB or Multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB).

  • Drug Resistant TB - What Should You Know

    Drug Resistant TB - What Should You Know

    Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide and India has the maximum number of cases of this deadly but curable and treatable disease. The World Health Organizations Global Tuberculosis Report in 2016 estimates that there are 79,000 cases of MDR-TB or Multi-Drug Resistance Tuberculosis. This is becoming a serious problem and a big ...

  • Despite Winning In Court, Patna Teen Will Have To Wait Longer To Get New TB Drug

    Despite Winning In Court, Patna Teen Will Have To Wait Longer To Get New TB Drug

    New Delhi: A Patna teenager, who is suffering from extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis, has won her right to a necessary drug in court. But it would be at least another 16 days before she has it in her hand. The delay will be due to the lengthy administrative process, which her father Kaushal Kishore Tripathi is dealing with. The teenager who ha...

  • Patna Teen Girl's Fight For Right To TB Drug Becomes A World Story

    Patna Teen Girl's Fight For Right To TB Drug Becomes A World Story

    A teen’s court battle to gain urgent access to a new, government-controlled tuberculosis drug has become a rallying point for public health workers in India’s fight against a growing problem of drug-resistant diseases and attendant widespread health risks. The new drug, called bedaquiline, came to India last year, and it is now the only hope fo...

  • Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy May Help Fight TB

    Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy May Help Fight TB

    A centuries-old herbal Chinese medicine, used to effectively treat malaria, may help fight tuberculosis and slow the evolution of drug resistance, scientists have found.

  • Combo Therapy Against: Ovarian And Breast Cancer, Can Overcome Drug Resistance

    Combo Therapy Against: Ovarian And Breast Cancer, Can Overcome Drug Resistance

    Bolstering the know how behind targeted cancer treatment, Indian scientists have offered a new rationale for combination drug therapy for ovarian and breast cancer, which they say can counter drug resistance and reduce side-effects.

  • Drug-Resistant Infections Can Push Millions Into Poverty, Says World Bank

    Drug-Resistant Infections Can Push Millions Into Poverty, Says World Bank

    Rome:  If drug-resistant infections in people and animals are allowed to spread unchecked, some 28 million people will fall into poverty by 2050 and a century of progress in health will be reversed, the World Bank said. By 2050, annual global Gross Domestic Product or GDP would fall by at least 1.1 per cent, although the loss could be as much a...

  • 'Superbug' Scourge Spreads As US Fails To Track Rising Number of Deaths

    'Superbug' Scourge Spreads As US Fails To Track Rising Number of Deaths

    Josiah Cooper-Pope, born 15 weeks premature, did fine in the neonatal intensive care unit for the first 10 days of his life.

  • New Drugs May Treat Lethal Resistant Prostate Cancers: Study

    New Drugs May Treat Lethal Resistant Prostate Cancers: Study

    Men with aggressive prostate cancer that has stopped responding to conventional treatment may potentially benefit from a new class of cancer drugs designed to overcome drug resistance, a new study suggests.

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