Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis – 6 Preventive Measures You Must Take!

By Dr. Hardik Thakker, Internal Medicine Tuberculosis or TB is an airborne disease that mainly affects the lungs and has the potential to be fatal. People with an impaired immune system such as newborn babies, pregnant women or women who have just delivered a baby, diabetics, cancer patients and HIV positive people are at the highest risk…

Pulmonary Diseases – Know Types Of It

By Dr. Arunesh Kumar, Pulmonology Pulmonary diseases are some of the most commonly experienced health conditions all over the world. Millions of people suffer due to various causes including genetics, smoking, pollutants and infection. Now lungs are one of the most important and complex organs of the body. They are the apparatus through which…

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…