Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis – Know Its Symptoms and Causes!!

By Dr. Mool Chand Gupta , Pulmonology Tuberculosis, often referred to as TB, is an infectious disease which is caused by a particular bacterium known as Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. This disease usually affects the lungs but in severe conditions, can affect other parts of the body as well. Tuberculosis can be of two…

Symptoms and Causes of Tuberculosis

By Dr. Rajashekhar, General Physician Tuberculosis, often referred to as TB, is an infectious disease which is caused by a particular bacterium known as Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. This disease usually affects the lungs but in severe conditions, can affect other parts of the body as well. Tuberculosis can be of two types: Latent…

Turmeric can help fight drug-resistant tuberculosis

Coinciding with the World Tuberculosis Day on Thursday, a new research paper from theColorado University, Denver, points out that curcumin, a substance found in turmeric, can help overcome drug-resistant tuberculosis. Turmeric is most commonly used in Indian recipes and is believed to possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and even anticancer elements. The…