New study shows effectiveness of shorter TB treatment
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New study shows effectiveness of shorter TB treatment

This article was taken from: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/new-study-shows-effectiveness-shorter-tb-treatment/ By Anne Gulland, global health security correspondent A new study provides vital evidence that a nine-month treatment regime for one of the more serious forms of tuberculosis is just as effective as the standard programme which can take up to two years. Patients with multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) have to take a cocktail of toxic…

NHS pays pharmaceutical companies millions for drugs developed with taxpayers’ money

NHS pays pharmaceutical companies millions for drugs developed with taxpayers’ money

This article was taken from: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-pharmaceutical-companies-drugs-developed-taxpayer-money-global-justice-now-stop-aids-johnson-a8011716.html By: May Bulman Social Affairs Correspondent  Treatments for cancer, arthritis and MS among drugs that cost cash-strapped NHS more than ÂŁ1bn last year, in what has been branded a ‘rip-off’ of British public The NHS is spending millions of pounds on medicines that were discovered with taxpayer-funded research, in what has been branded a “rip-off” by…