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TB treatment can be cut from 6 to 2 months : Truncate study

Hyderabad, Nov 25 (UNI) A promising study presented at The Union World Conference on Lung Health 2022, the Truncate TB trial, has revealed that some people who have TB can be treated in as little as two months, as against the six months of treatment that has been the standard of care in most countries since the 1980s.
The rationale behind the Truncate TB study, according to Erlina Burhan, a TB expert from the Faculty of Medicine Univeritas Indonesia, is that we are 'overtreating' majority of people who have drug-susceptible TB (DS-TB) who would actually be cured before the 6-month mark, to prevent relapse in a minority of people who would need the long treatment regimen.
This eye-opening study has revealed that the standard six-month treatment is actually over-treating a lot of people who have TB, which is the world’s leading infectious killer, a release here said on Friday.
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About 3,000 people booked for attacking police station over Adani Port

29 Nov 2022 | 12:05 AM

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 28 (UNI) About 3,000 people were booked on Monday in connection with the attack on Vizhinjam police station last night by the anti-port protestors led by priests of the Thiruvananthapuram archdiocese of the Catholic Church (Latin rites).

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Police trace missing boy within hours, handed over to relations

28 Nov 2022 | 11:31 PM

Kakinada, Nov 28 (UNI) A six year old boy- Manikantha, who went missing from the maternal grandmothers house in Valasapakala, on the city outskirts and found near Auto stand in Pithapuram town was rescued and handed over to the maternal uncle and aunty within hours.

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Hyderabad is the best city in India for the supply chain for building rockets: Pawan Kumar Chandana

28 Nov 2022 | 11:28 PM

Hyderabad, Nov 28 (UNI) Pawan Kumar Chandana, Co-Founder of Skyroot Aerospace, the city-based start-up behind India's first private rocket launched recently on Friday said that Hyderabad is the best city in India for the supply chain for building rockets.

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SP’s gesture to grievance cell visitors: arrange free lunch

28 Nov 2022 | 9:47 PM

Kakinada, Nov 28 (UNI) Kakinada district Superintendent of police M.Ravindranath babu has exhibited a gesture towards the visitors to district police office to present their grievances at the Monday’s grievances cell ` Spandana ‘by arranging free lunch.

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Postal Pension Adalat on Jan 24, 2023

28 Nov 2022 | 9:25 PM

Hyderabad, Nov 28 (UNI) The 1st Postal Pension Adalat for the year 2023 of Telangana Circle of India Post will be held on January 24, 2023 at 1100 AM through Video Conference.

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