May 12, 2016 at 21:58 | Source: PTI
The World Health Organization approved a new treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) on May 12, a crucial step towards replacing an old,costly therapy that is brutal on patients and only 50-percent effective.
Apr 22, 2016 at 20:32 | Source: PTI
Manufacturers of Ayurvedic,Siddha and Unani drugs cannot claim treatment of cancer, TB,diabetes and infertility besides a number of other conditions,according to a proposed government law.
Mar 21, 2016 at 11:18 | Source: IBNLive.com
Bedaquiline, known as the 'miracle drug' is the first TB drug to be approved by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in over 40 years. The drug will be made available in six public hospitals in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Guwahati and Ahmedabad.
Dec 28, 2015 at 18:35 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The numbers say it all. In 2014, tuberculosis rivalled HIV Aids as the leading cause of death from infectious diseases according to a World Health Organisation report.
Nov 20, 2015 at 11:51 | Source: PTI
India carries the highest burden of TB in the world, an estimated 2.2 million new cases. A staggering 220,000 deaths are reported annually. More than 110,000 people are co- infected with HIV/AIDS and TB, it said.
Sep 23, 2015 at 19:11 | Source: PTI
TB is a major concern in India with an estimated 2.8 million cases of the disease. Around 64,000 people have been diagnosed with MDR-TB in the country so far.
Sep 23, 2015 at 11:22 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
"Dishman holds a license agreement from Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical companies of J&J to produce active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) of Sirturo (bedaquiline)," the pharma company said in its filing to exchanges.
Sep 22, 2015 at 10:10 | Source: CNBC
A huge overnight price increase for an important tuberculosis drug has been rescinded after the company that acquired the drug gave it back to its previous owner under pressure, it was announced on Monday.
Jul 22, 2015 at 21:23 | Source: PTI
The rapid growth is set to continue through 2018, when mobile data levels are estimated to reach 173 million TB, Gartner said in a statement.
Apr 22, 2015 at 22:27 | Source: CNBC-TV18
It is the first new TB drug to be launched in more than 40 years and one that offers a cure for drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis. The drug's innovator Janssen Pharma, will be launching the medicine only through the government's TB program, prompting medical practitioners to raise concern about its wider availability.