The regimen for children is bitter adult drugs, which are taken over an extended period – and it's worse in cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis.
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Are people with diabetes more likely to get TB? Dr Bart Willems says yes.
Only half of people with multidrug resistant TB are cured, and patients run a high risk of losing their hearing due to the drugs.
About 80% of people have the TB germ inside their bodies, but that doesn't mean they will all develop the disease.
TB is not only found in the lungs. You can get TB anywhere in your body, but it is very difficult to diagnose.
But ridding the planet of curable and preventable tuberculosis will tax the world’s existing resources.
A TB patient finally gets a disability grant and a woman has free access to the world's most expensive drug.
A report notes that TB rates sky-rocketed in the 1990s fuelled by the HIV epidemic, and warns of a similar situation with diabetes-related TB.
This week it was the mining companies' turn to tell the court why they can't be held responsible for the suffering of thousands of former mineworkers.
A UCT study says counselling is needed to keep tuberculosis sufferers on treatment, without which they risk developing more dangerous forms of TB.
Initiatives in the past four years have greatly increased inmates’ access to healthcare.
The situation of detainees in remand is so bad, it exceeds the punishment of incarceration.
SA’s disability allowance eases the financial and emotional burden of people with tuberculosis.
A private-public partnership is gaining ground in the fight against the disease in the city's slums.
Workers afflicted with silicosis and/or TB launch historic class action lawsuit for compensation.
Poor patients will be the biggest casualty if the National Health Laboratory Service collapses.
New research has bad news for millions of South Africans with high blood sugar: they are three times more likely to develop active tuberculosis.
Compromising hopes of containing the disease, latent TB remains dormant for life for most people.