Tag: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis


FDA approves effective new treatment for extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis

August 15, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Tuberculosis is the leading infectious killer in the world, far above AIDS. It kills about 1.6 million of the 10 million it affects every year. About 30,000 patients worldwide now have XDR tuberculosis (that fails to respond to any of […]

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Neutron crystallography study could open avenues for new drugs to battle diseases

November 1, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have performed neutron structural analysis of a vitamin B6-dependent protein, potentially opening avenues for new antibiotics and drugs to battle diseases such as drug-resistant tuberculosis, malaria, and diabetes. Specifically, the […]