Posts Tagged ‘WHO’

Treating Drug-Resistant and non Drug resistant Tuberculosis

"Regular TB takes about six to nine months to cure, with four antibiotics daily. Drug-resistant TB takes about two years to cure, and the treatment is much rougher. The drugs are more toxic, and only about 50 percent of people recover. That rate may be a little higher in the U.S." Read the rest of this entry »

WHO deeply concerned over childhood obesity

"As the 2014 World Health Statistics report bluntly states, our children are getting fatter,"she said, while warning that childhood obesity is a growing problem with especially high costs." Read the rest of this entry »