Tuberculosis
India has far more cases of tuberculosis than any other country in the world. There are about 2 million new cases each year and India accounts for nearly one third of prevalent cases globally.
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New test can diagnose tuberculosis within 2 hours
Friday, September 24, 2010

A new molecular test for tuberculosis can diagnose TB and detect a drug-resistant form of it far more easily and rapidly than other tests currently available.
Passive smoking raises TB risk
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World Tuberculosis Day 2011
Friday, August 19, 2011

Each year, over nine million people around the world get infected with TB and almost two million TB related deaths are recorded worldwide. The actual figures must be far larger than this.
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While on treatment for tuberculosis
Saturday, June 04, 2011

It is essential to complete the TB treatment because the TB bacteria grow slowly in the body.
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Health Tips
Tuberculosis can be prevented
The most important step is to find, isolate and treat all patients until they are no longer infective and a risk to others. It is advisable not to get too close to people who are coughing; equally, people with a cough should be aware of those around them and cover their mouth while coughing. The BCG immunisation increases a person’s immunity to TB and protects against the more severe forms of disease such as TB meningitis.
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