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The Health Department has set 2023 deadline to make the state TB-free. Health experts face a daunting task as the number of Multiple Drug Resistant (MDR) TB cases are on the rise.

Just how many Amdavadis suffered from chikungunya in 2016?

A high alert has been sounded after a woman tested positive for swine flu virus in the city.

For the first time a “tipping point” molecular link between the blood sugar glucose and Alzheimer’s disease has been established by scientists, who have shown that excess glucose damages a vital en

MYSURU: The district has seen a spike in the number of people testing positive for swine flu this year.

Over 3% of all drugs sold across India are of substandard quality, according to the first-ever survey conducted by the union ministry of health and family welfare.

As many as 5,449 samples have been tested till Wedesday since August 1 last year and 682 of them were positive.

The first 54 days of 2017 have seen thrice as many H1N1 (swine flu) cases reported across Karnataka, than the total number of cases registered throughout 2016.

• A new vaccine-based treatment for HIV has succeeded in suppressing the virus in five patients, raising hopes further research could help prevent Aids without the need for daily drugs.

South Africa has a large burden of rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis (RR-TB), with 18,734 patients diagnosed in 2014. The number of diagnosed patients has increased substantially with the introduction of the Xpert MTB/RIF test, used for tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis for all patients with presumptive TB. Routine aggregate data suggest a large treatment gap (pre-treatment loss to follow-up) between the numbers of patients with laboratory-confirmed RR-TB and those reported to have started second-line treatment.

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