Tuberculosis Can Emerge After Cancer Immunotherapy
Tuberculosis Can Emerge After Cancer Immunotherapy
At least a handful of patients have developed active TB after receiving cancer treatment designed to boost the immune system’s antitumor response.
Tuberculosis Can Emerge After Cancer Immunotherapy
Tuberculosis Can Emerge After Cancer Immunotherapy

At least a handful of patients have developed active TB after receiving cancer treatment designed to boost the immune system’s antitumor response.

At least a handful of patients have developed active TB after receiving cancer treatment designed to boost the immune system’s antitumor response.

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Opinion: Why Warthogs Are Useful in Figuring Out How Bovine TB Spreads
Opinion: Why Warthogs Are Useful in Figuring Out How Bovine TB Spreads
Eduard Roos | Mar 12, 2019
The information we’ve gathered showed us that warthogs can be used as disease sentinels, avoiding the need to resort to testing valuable or endangered animals.
Lab in South African “Township” to Sample TB from Breathed Air
Lab in South African “Township” to Sample TB from Breathed Air
Linda Nordling | Mar 8, 2019
A new facility located in a congested community with high tuberculosis rates brings basic science and cutting edge techniques into the heart of disease circulation.
Investigation Questions Transparency for Failed TB Vax
Investigation Questions Transparency for Failed TB Vax
Jef Akst | Jan 11, 2018
The BMJ inquiry finds that researchers presented only select results from animal experiments when applying for funding and approval for human trials.
Urine Test for TB Yields Results in 12 Hours
Urine Test for TB Yields Results in 12 Hours
Jef Akst | Dec 14, 2017
The new test could improve upon two current methods to diagnose tuberculosis—a skin test or culturing bacteria from saliva, both of which take days.
Toward Breaking the Cold Chain
Toward Breaking the Cold Chain
Kerry Grens | Jan 24, 2017
Research efforts aim to obviate the need for vaccine refrigeration.
The Badger-Cow TB Connection
The Badger-Cow TB Connection
Bob Grant | Aug 5, 2016
Researchers in the U.K. report that badgers may be passing tuberculosis to farm animals not through direct contact, as was previously suspected, but through exposure to urine and feces.
TB over Time
TB over Time
Jef Akst | Aug 1, 2015
Eighteenth-century DNA sequences yield insights into the history of tuberculosis infections.
TB Traces
TB Traces
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2015
Take a trip to the mummy museum in Vác, Hungary, to see the human remains that helped researchers learn more about the origins of tuberculosis in Europe.
Engineering TB-Resistant Cows
Engineering TB-Resistant Cows
Jenny Rood | Mar 3, 2015
Scientists add a mouse gene to the cow genome to ward off bovine tuberculosis.