News tagged with tuberculosis

WHO: Money, drugs needed to rein in new TB strains

(AP) -- More money and better science are urgently needed to rein in new strains of tuberculosis that are tough or nearly impossible to treat, the WHO announced Monday in China, where the disease has long been a leading ...

dateMar 23, 2009 in Health
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Rifampin kinetics poor in children

Rifampin (RMP), a first-line antituberculosis drug, reaches serum concentrations well below suggested lower limits when a standard dose of 8-12mg/kg body weight is given to children. A pharmacokinetic study, published in ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Medications
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