Spectre of TB is back to haunt Karnataka

World Health Organization fears that India’s ‘disease burden’ would increase significantly in 2022. Bengaluru: Public health officials and doctors fear that disruptions in the healthcare system, caused by the pandemic, have prevented the detection and treatment of Tuberculosis (TB) patients in the last one and half years. Dr. Nischit, the World Health Organization (WHO) medical […]

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Researchers find a key to the TB puzzle

IISc researchers have discovered why anti-TB drugs fail against the deadly bacteria, paving the way for scientists to develop more effective drugs in the future.  Bengaluru: Scientists in Bangalore have found what makes the TB bacterium tick. A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), led by Prof. P. Ajitkumar at the Department […]

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