Researchers Study Resistance to 'Protect' Anti-TB Drug

May 30, 2019

Last year, South Africa became the first country to roll out a new anti-tuberculosis drug in its national program. This new drug, called bedaquiline, is the first new anti-tuberculosis drug to be developed in four decades.

Cancer-Prevention Drug Also Disables H. pylori

March 29, 2019

A medicine currently being tested as a chemoprevention agent for multiple types of cancer has more than one trick in its bag when it comes to preventing stomach cancer, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.

Promising New Drugs to Fight TB

March 28, 2019

Tuberculosis (TB), an ancient and notoriously difficult disease to treat, has killed millions through the course of human history; and the antibiotics that have been used to fight the disease in recent history are becoming less and less effective.

Anti-TB Drugs Can Increase Risk of TB Re-Infection

March 23, 2019

Current treatments for tuberculosis (TB) are very effective in controlling TB infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). They don't, however, always prevent reinfection. Why this happens is one of the long-standing questions in TB research.