TB PATIENTS

  • Drug resistance in TB has increased in India: Dr MS Kanwar December 14, 2012

    Dr MS Kanwar, senior consultant, respiratory medicine at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on why India is not being able to curb the incidence of TB cases. Q. How bad is the situation MDRTB and is there any possible cure coming in the near future? Asked by:...
  • India has a long way to go to tackle TB March 24, 2012

    New Delhi: It's World Tuberculosis Day and India has a long way to go to tackle the disease. Two people die every three minutes in the country due to Tuberculosis, adding 1.8 million new cases every year. A preventable, curable disease which should have been eradicated 50 years ago, has...
  • It's 45 cats vs 850 TB patients at Mumbai hospital November 23, 2011

    Mumbai: It is not just a stubborn, multidrug resistant form of tuberculosis that patients admitted to the Sewri TB hospital have to battle against every day rather, it's fullfledged war between man and beast at the civicrun facility. Daily at the hospital, endstage TB patients weakened by their...