Home > Medical > Tuberculosis > News News All sections in Tuberculosis » About Tuberculosis » Different political stances » Drug Resistance » FAQs » Health Tips » HIV/Aids and TB » Living with TB » New Developments » TB News » Quarantine » Real-life Story » Symptoms » TB and other organs » TB in South Africa » Testing » Transmission » Treatment » Who is at risk? TB vaccine may prevent MS A vaccine normally used to thwart the respiratory illness tuberculosis also might help prevent the development of multiple sclerosis. Third XDR TB patient beats the odds A third patient has been declared ‘cured’ of XDR tuberculosis in a pilot study in Cape Town. Revolutionary test for TB poses some challenges A revolutionary new way of testing for tuberculosis (TB), the GeneXpert can dramatically reduce the time it takes to get a diagnosis for multi-drug resistant TB, but bottlenecks in the health system are making it difficult to get patients on treatment quickly, a study has found. Assess Your risk for COPD » Join HIV Talk » Ask CyberDoc » Assess Do you have asthma? » African health in focus World's Most Famous TB Patients Brics countries should co-operate in fight against TB A TB specialist says Brics countries should increase research collaborations, as the largest number of TB cases worldwide occur in these countries. SA reeling under increased TB infections The World Health Organisation says apart from India, South Africa has shown the largest increase in the identification of multiple drug-resistant TB patients in the world. Half a million kids get TB every year According to the WHO more than 200 children under the age of 15 die from tuberculosis every day, even though it's a preventable disease. London 'TB capital' of region Rates of tuberculosis in Britain are among the highest in Western Europe and London is struggling to shed its status as the 'TB capital' of the region. Sputum test may not hold key to TB eradication An on-the-spot sputum test for tuberculosis works better than the common method, but doesn't seem to reduce illness. TB drug resistance threatens global progress Progress in controlling the contagious lung disease tuberculosis is under threat from growing drug resistance. Genetic pedigree of TB determined Using whole-genome sequencing, an international group of researchers has determined the genetic pedigree of tuberculosis. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.