Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Researchers Streamline TB Testing to Speed Treatment

Researchers have developed a two-pronged, streamlined approach to diagnosing tuberculosis aimed at treated patients more promptly. Diagnosing the fatal lung disease is difficult using conventional means such as a microscope, in which the presence of the TB bacterium is easily missed in sputum samples. Instead, researchers are using the latest technology to streamline the diagnosis process. According to the World Health Organization, tuberculosis causes more deaths globally than any...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter