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Tuberculosis Disease - Tuberculosis Research

This page contains links to eMedTV Tuberculosis Articles containing information on subjects from Tuberculosis Disease to Tuberculosis Research. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Tuberculosis Disease
    A contagious bacterial disease, tuberculosis (TB) can be spread from one person to another through the air. This eMedTV segment gives a brief overview of tuberculosis and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Tuberculosis History
    Tuberculosis history indicates that the disease may have existed as early as 4000 BC. This eMedTV segment details the history of this disease, including the first references, the development of sanitariums, and the initial treatment methods.
  • Tuberculosis Medications
    As this eMedTV page explains, medications used to treat tuberculosis include antibiotics such as isoniazid and rifampin. This article gives an overview of TB drugs, explaining possible side effects and giving tips on when and how to take your medicine.
  • Tuberculosis Prevention
    Keeping people with active tuberculosis away from others can help prevent the spread of disease. This eMedTV article discusses other areas of tuberculosis prevention, such as preventive methods and heightened precautions in hospitals and clinics.
  • Tuberculosis Research
    Tuberculosis research focuses on finding new treatments, vaccines, and diagnostic tools for tuberculosis. This eMedTV article discusses each of these areas of focus and explains how each will impact future tuberculosis treatment.
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