MDR

  • World TB day: India continues to ignore one of its biggest epidemics March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: It's World TB day on Monday. Tuberculosis is a disease that is curable and yet proving to be a huge challenge for India. It's a disease which was declared a global health emergency in 1993 but continues to grow unchecked even today. With thousands of Indians succumbing to TB...
  • Sony launches 3in1 device that works as music player, speaker, headphone October 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony launched three headphones, targeting the youth segment using smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices. Enthused by over threefold growth in the headphone market every quarter in India, Sony launched MDR 1, MDR10R and NWZWH303 loaded with advanced features. NWZWH303, priced at Rs 8,990,...
  • US: FDA okays new drug that fights drugresistant TB January 5, 2013

    Mumbai: It's a breakthrough. A new line of treatment for multidrug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the first time in 40 years. Tested on 440 patients in the US in two phaseII clinical trials, the drug Sirturo could prove to be...
  • A pick of the best for health and home April 27, 2012

    Here's a Pick of the best, the latest, the greenest, the quirkiest, the most luxurious... that money can buy. Run Mister Run If all the exercise you get is the bit when you move your hands around to strike an imaginary tennis ball on your Wii, it is probably time you got...