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Wellness 19 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM

Bad news: Tuberculosis is making a comeback

Tuberculosis, once considered a disease of the past, is making a ‘comeback’, and though it usually infects the lungs, it can attack almost any part of the body.

Wellness 27 Mar 2019 | 6:00 AM

Having a persistent cough? It could be tuberculosis

Tuberculosis, the world's deadliest infectious killer, is curable and preventable. Yet, due to low awareness, it causes more deaths than dengue.

Health 24 Oct 2019 | 6:00 AM

Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is back on our radar

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that still kills a lot of people, especially those with HIV/AIDS, despite us having a vaccine for it.

Mind 25 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM

Anxiety and depression: The unseen burden of treatment-resistant tuberculosis

The stigma and discrimination suffered by TB patients can lead to mental health problems. This adds to the challenging task of providing treatment.

AseanPlus News 26 Jun 2014 | 4:11 PM

Nepal PM diagnosed with tuberculosis

KATHMANDU, June 26, 2014 (AFP) - US doctors treating Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala have ruled out lung cancer and diagnosed the 75-year-old with tuberculosis, a spokesman for the premier's Nepali Congress party said Thursday.

Health 24 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Tuberculosis: An infectious killer

As the world marks World TB Day today, we review mankind’s current battle with this ancient disease, which remains one of our top infectious killers.

Nation 27 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

Tuberculosis re-emerging but private doctors unaware

The once controlled tuberculosis disease is spreading again in Malaysia because private doctors have failed to realise the disease has re-emerged.

World 01 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Drug resistant tuberculosis is a "time bomb" - WHO

BEIJING (Reuters) - Health officials gathered in Beijing on Wednesday warned against deadly drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis, which are spreading fastest in developing countries that lack the infrastructure to tackle the disease.

World 13 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Tuberculosis not philanthropy's burden, experts say

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Philanthropists cannot win the global fight against tuberculosis alone and a

World 24 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Drug-resistant tuberculosis rising, U.S. agency says

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Federal health officials on Thursday said drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis infection were rising, posing major challenges to efforts to eliminate the deadly disease.