Vitamin D helps treat lethal drug-resistant TB

Vitamin D has been found to speed up the clearance of tuberculosis (TB) bacteria from the lungs of people with multi-drug resistant TB, according to a study of 1,850 patients receiving antibiotic treatment, led by Queen Mary University of London. Lead researcher Professor Adrian Martineau from Queen Mary University of…

Surgery kills more people than HIV, TB and malaria COMBINED

Surgery kills more than HIV, TB and malaria COMBINED: Operations are the ‘neglected stepchild of global health’ after too much money has been pumped into infectious diseases Every year, 4.2million people die worldwide within 30 days of surgery This is a staggering 1.23million more deaths than HIV, TB and malaria…